New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Art & Music Therapy: Creative Collaborations

  • 09 Nov 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Concord Hospital


  • Please bring your student ID to event check-in!

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Topic: Art & Music Therapy: Creative Collaborations

CEUs: 2

Day/Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant St, Concord, NH - Pittman Family Conference Room (3rd Floor)

Cost: Members - $10

          Soon-to-be members - $20

          Students - Free (Please bring your student ID)

***Online Registration Closes: Wednesday, November 8 at 6PM***


Presenters: Serena Duckrow, PHD, ATR-BC, NCC and Jordan Elias, MT-BC

Presenter Bios: 

Serena has been working in the field of Art Therapy for the last ten years. As a board-certified and registered art therapist, as well as a nationally certified counselor, she has worked with children, teens, adults, and families in various settings.  As an art therapist, she worked in hospitals, camps, assisted living and memory care facilities, state prisons, state hospitals, and as an independent contractor for outpatient substance use groups. She has worked with people who have severe and persistent mental illnesses, pervasive developmental disorders, and those looking to clarify difficult life transitions. Serena has a Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy Counseling from Marylhurst University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University. She specializes in depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders and has have extensive training in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

As a board certified music therapist, Jordan cares about developing relationships rooted in unconditional acceptance. He believes in helping individuals find within themselves their own ability to make positive change by exploring their creative process. Jordan holds a bachelor's degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied music therapy and psychology. He is passionate about understanding how the human brain processes music, and how those connections in the brain enhance all aspects of our lives. He is interested in how we come to understand ourselves through music and self-expression. Jordan enjoys working with people of all ages, strengths, and backgrounds, and believes everyone deserves access to the care they need.


1. Participants will be able to describe the materials used in art therapy.

2. Participants will synthesize and apply one art therapy experiential.

3. Participants will be able to evaluate and understand when to make music and art therapy referrals.

4. Participants will participate and demonstrate comprehension of a music therapy instrument used in an experiential.

5. Participants will demonstrate knowledge of populations served, and goal areas addressed by music and art therapists

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
Mail: P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
Phone: (603) 868-7475

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