Creative Arts Therapies Assessment Summit
We’re excited to have been part of the Creative Arts Therapies Assessment Summit taking place online on 24th and 25th June 2023. Please find more information about this great event online:
LAUNCH OF MARA 3.0 and OUTCOMES FRAMEWORK FOR DANCE MOVEMENT THERAPY
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19 and SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20 by Zoom.
We’re excited to be launching the newest version of this free software for planning and assessment in dance movement therapy.
MARA Version 3.0 has many new features and much improved design and functionality. Meet our team to hear all about it.
We’ll introduce you to MARA, the Outcomes Framework that underpins it, training options we are offering and a range of current and future developments.
First session: Sat 19 Sep: Lisbon, London, 8 am; Berlin, Rome, 9 am; Haifa, 10 am; Beijing, Taipei, Hong Kong, 3 pm; Melbourne, 5 pm; Auckland, 7 pm.
Second session: Sat 19 Sep: Los Angeles, 3 pm; Minneapolis 5 pm; New York 6 pm; Lisbon 11 pm; Berlin, midnight; Sunday 20 Sep, Melbourne, 8 am, Auckland 10 am.
MARA and the Outcomes Framework history and development; purpose and functions
Dr. Kim Dunphy, University of Melbourne, Australia
New initiative: Supporting client engagement in planning and assessment and between sessions work
Portuguese version validation trial and future research possibilities with data gathered by MARA
Professor Paula Lebre, Auxiliary Professor at Faculdade de Motricidade Humana-Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa), Researcher at Instituto de Etnomusicologia-Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança (INET-md)Dance Studies Group , Portugal
Validity testing of MARA,
Professor Sabine Koch, Professor for Empirical Research in the Arts Therapies, Director, RIArT (Research Institute for CreativeArtsTherapies, Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences, Alfter/Bonn, Germany
Trialling MARA and the Outcomes Framework with other creative arts therapists
Simea Schoenenberger-Howie, SRH Heidelberg, Germany
Webinar 20.9.2020: recording
Presentation: Developing client capacity for self-assessment in dance movement therapy, Melbourne Disability Institute, Melbourne, Australia, Community of Practice event, 12 noon August 20, 2020, Tessa Hens with Kim Dunphy
Workshop: The Reflective Cycle in Dance Movement Therapy:Planning, Assessment and Evaluation, Taiwan Dance Therapy Association, 8-9 February, 2020.
Webinar: Assessing outcomes of dance movement therapy, CAET seminar series, January 15, 2020.
Workshop: Evidence-informed practice in dance movement therapy: what does it mean and how can we do it? Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia, Saturday 26 October 2019, 9.30-4.30 pm, Sydney, NSW.
Workshop: The reflective cycle in dance movement therapy: practical approaches to planning, assessment and evaluation, 19-21 July, Seoul, Korea, Korean Society for Dance Movement Therapy.
Workshop: The reflective cycle in dance movement therapy: practical approaches to planning, assessment and evaluation,12-17 July 2019, Apollo Institute, Beijing, China,
Webinar: Evidence-informed practice in dance movement therapy: what does it mean and how can we do it?, American Dance Therapy Association Spring webinar series, Friday 10 May 2019, 2 am (AEST), 12 noon (US-time). Listen here
Presentation: Dance movement therapy and Indigenous cultural practices in trauma restoration, with Sylvia Nulpinditj, Alex Jordan and Amber Gray. PACFA Conference, 22 – 24 February 2019, Sydney.
Presentation: International panel, Trauma and Restoration: An International Response. American Dance Therapy Conference, Utah, October 2018.
Presentation: Integrating the art and science of dance/movement therapy: establishing an outcomes framework, American Dance Therapy Conference, Utah, October 2018.
Presentation: The Global Movement of Dance/Movement Therapy: Establishing an International Network To Connect Our Profession, American Dance Therapy Conference, Utah, October 2018.
Presentation: Utilising new technology to assist effective and systematic assessment of dance movement therapy, European Association for Dance Movement Therapy Conference, Athens, Greece, October 2018.
Workshop: Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy, Hanoi, Vietnam, 25-28 September.: Minh on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop: Knowledge Exchange Workshop: How Can Movement and Dance Be Healing for Us? 17 – 19 August, Darwin, NT.
This workshop offered a unique opportunity to participate in an exchange of knowledge around dance as a healing art in the context of trauma and Indigenous communities. More information
Integrating the art and science of dance movement therapy: establishing an outcomes framework, Creative Arts Therapy Unit Research Seminar, University of Melbourne, 6 July 2018.
User Experience focus groups for experienced dance movement therapist introduces and trials the second version of MARA (Movement Assessment and Reporting App): Sat 23 and Sun 24 June, 2018.
Workshop with Tess Hens: Assessing client’s progress in creative arts therapies: using iPad app MARA, ANZATA/ACATA Conference, Melbourne December 2017.
Presentation: Knowing what difference we are making: practical approaches to assessment in dance movement therapy, Conference, Beijing, December 2017.
Workshop: How to write a publishable article, Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia, Melbourne, Friday 20 October 2017.
Workshop: Introduction to dance movement therapy, Taiwan Dance Therapy Association, 1 October 2017.
Presentation: Introduction to dance movement therapy, Department of Dance, University of Taipei, 28 September 2017.
Keynote presentation and workshop: Understanding outcomes of dance movement therapy: using technology to assist effective and systematic assessment, International Symposium for Behavioural Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital and Inspirees Institute, Shanghai, China, September 2017.
Workshop: Using technology to assist arts therapy assessment, Group of Registered Arts Therapists, Castlemaine, Victoria, 27 August.
Presentation: Knowing what difference we are making: practical approaches to assessment in dance movement and other creative arts therapies, CATRU Research Seminar, University of Melbourne, August 2017.
Presentation: Understanding and documenting progress in dance for children with special needs: using new technology to enable evidence-based assessment, Australian Association of Special Education, Darwin, April 2017.
Group supervision workshop: Assessing clients’ progress in DMT: considering successful practice and challenges, with Sue Mullane, Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia, Melbourne, Victoria, November 2016.
Presentation: Connecting across countries and contexts: advancing trials of an iPad app for DMT assessment, with Sue Mullane, Laura Allen, Alida Esmail, Pattee Russell-Curry and JungHsu Wan, American Dance Therapy Conference, Maryland, October 2016.
Invited presentation: International panel, American Dance Therapy Conference, Maryland, October 2016.
Research Forum – Evidence for Expressive Arts Therapies presented by PACFA, in collaboration with the DTAA July 9, East Melbourne Library, East Melbourne This event focussed on the research evidence for the effectiveness of expressive arts therapies. It included an overview of the evidence presented in PACFA’s recent literature review by Kim Dunphy, Sue Mullane and Marita Jacobsson on these modalities and opportunities for interactive discussion. More info: portal.pacfa.org.au
Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia Conference Melbourne, July 2015:
Launch of our iPad app, Marking the Moves, for dance movement assessment with special guest, Sherry Goodill, Clinical Professor and Chairperson, Department of Creative Arts, Drexel University, Philadelphia.
Presentation: Considerations of DMT assessment: what to assess and how? – findings from an international trial Sue Mullane
Experiential workshop: Creative arts therapy approaches to wellbeing for women as offered in Timor-Leste in 2014, Marita Jacobsson
HEMF Research Panel: The opportunities and challenges of researching in DMT Panellists: Heather Hill, Marita Jacobsson, Sue Mullane and Kim Adele Peel.
Workshop intensive: Professional writing for DMT Developing skills as a writer about DMT. Learn how to structure an article: create a strong abstract, explicate your method, use and analyse data and come up with meaningful well-supported findings and conclusions Sue Mullane and Dr. Kim Dunphy
November 2014 – Presentation: Considerations of DMT assessment: what to assess and how? – findings from an international trial. Sue Mullane and Dr. Kim Dunphy, with Laura Allen and students, Columbia College, Chicago, American Dance Therapy Association Conference, November 5-9, 2014 Chicago, USA. ADTA 2014 Conference
Workshop: Creative Arts Retreat for Women Led by creative arts therapist Marita Jacobsson. Saturday 19th July, Kyneton Download flyer
Workshop – Moving Meets Drawing: a creative gathering for women Led by creative arts therapist Marita Jacobsson
Saturday 21 June, Kyneton. Download flyer
Conference Presentation: Using new technology for classroom assessment: an i-Pad app to measure learning in dance education ACER Excellence in Professional Practice Conference, 16 – 17 May, 2014 Melbourne Acer Institute Sue and Kim were honoured to be given an Award for Outstanding Presentation for this talk.
Creative Workshops: Creative care for carers, professional development session: Exploring my nature in nature and creative ageing with Marita Jacobsson
Panel presentation: What role does dance education play in shaping Australian culture for tomorrow? National Dance Forum National Dance Forum, Saturday 16 March, Footscray, Melbourne. Sue Mullane (Breakout session second speaker)
Presentation: Using new technology in dance movement therapy: introducing an iPad app for effective assessment American Dance Therapy Association Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 13 October
Sue Mullane and Kim Dunphy
Presentation: Dance assessment using an i-Pad app. Dance Research Conference, August, Ausdance National, Melbourne,
Presenter: Sue Mullane
Professional development workshops: Movement and dance for working with children and young people Lospalos, Timor-Leste, 26-27 July
Presenters: Kim Dunphy, Meredith Elton and Alex Jordan.
Hosted by NGOs Many Hands International, Ici Tutuna and Fundamore.
Professional development workshops: Movement and dance for health, well-being and peace Dili, Timor-Leste, 21-22 July
Presenters: Kim Dunphy, Meredith Elton and Alex Jordan.
Hosted by Many Hands International Download flyer
Professional development workshop: Movement and dance for children with special needs ASSERT Disability Service, Dili, Timor-Leste, 20 July.
Presenters Kim Dunphy and Meredith Elton.
Hosted by Many Hands International
Professional development workshops: Movement and dance for working with children who have special needs Presenter: Kim Dunphy, 12-13 July, Happy Angela Centre, Surabaya, Indonesia
Keynote presentation: Dance-movement therapy: well-being through embodied experience Kim Dunphy, Asian Psychological Society Conference Tarumanagara University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 7 July
Professional development workshop: Introduction to Dance-Movement Therapy Presenter: Kim Dunphy, Tarumanagara University, Jakarta Indonesia, 9-10 July
Organised by Angela Denrich Suryadi, Psychology Dept. Tarumanagara University
Professional development workshops: Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy, Download flyer Working with dance for people with a disability, Download flyer Presenters KIm Dunphy and Alex Jordan, 30 June to 1 July, Darwin, N.T.
Presented by DTAA in partnership with Darwin Community Arts and Ausdance NT
Professional Development workshop: Freedom to Move: movement and dance with people who have intellectual disabilities Presenters: Sue Mullane and Kim Dunphy, Melbourne, June, presented by the DTAA. Download flyer
Presentation: Framework for Dance-Movement Assessment Kim Dunphy and Sue Mullane, Ausdance Victoria conference, Melbourne, August. Download flyer
Presentation: Dancing at Sunshine: introducing a creative collaboration in the use of technology and dance in a special needs school Sue Mullane and Elise Wooster, Education Innovation Showcase 2011, Melbourne
Workshop: Assessment and evaluation of dance-movement therapy programs for children with intellectual disabilities. Presenters: Kim Dunphy and Sue Mullane, American Dance Therapy Association conference, New York, September 2010 Download workshop background paper
Professional Development workshops: Freedom to Move: Movement and Dance With People Who Have Disabilities Download workshop notesAssessment and Evaluation in Dance Movement Therapy with Kim Dunphy Download workshop notes Presenter: Kim Dunphy, Wesley Institute, Sydney, March, presented by the DTAA. Download flyer
Professional Developmment workshop: When There is More Than One: Some considerations for managing group dance therapy Presenter: Sue Mullane, Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australia, Annual General Meeting, November.
Presentation: Dance therapy activated in a special developmental school setting Presenter: Sue Mullane, RiSE Symposium, Really Moving.