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Dr. Violet Oaklander

Date: October 9, 2004

Helping Children and Adolescents Become Self-Nurturing: A Gestalt Therapy Perspective
Saturday, October 9, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Graduate School of Education, Center for Continuing and Professional Studies
South Campus Conference Center

Dr. Violet Oaklander is a pioneer of child and adolescent therapy. Her text Windows to our Children: A Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children and Adolescents presents a model of working with children and adolescents in the therapeutic setting that has influenced practitioners worldwide. This text is published in ten languages –English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Serbo-Croatian, Croatian, Russian, Chinese, Hebrew, and German. Dr. Oaklander is currently supervising and consulting with therapists who work with children and adolescents as well as working on a follow-up to her first book.

Peter Mortola is an Associate Professor of School and Counseling Psychology at the Graduate School of Education, Lewis & Clark College. He has been assisting Dr. Oaklander in her trainings for the past ten years, and will soon publish a book on her methods of training adults to work therapeutically with children and adolescents.

$125, CEU credit; $165, .5 semester hour continuing education credit. Contact Sherri Hays, Administrative Coordinator, Special Projects for more information. 503-768-6040. Graduate School of Education, Center for Continuing and Professional Studies.

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