Recent events: Training on Art Therapy for Children with HIV (Tashkent, March 2011)

On March 15-18, 2011, a four-day training on art therapy for children with HIV was conducted in Tashkent for 16 health care providers, psychologists and social workers from Uzbekistan who manage children living with HIV.

Participants were potential specialists for the provision of art therapy to HIV-positive patients at the local level. The training agenda included methodologies of art therapy, psycho-physiological and clinical approaches in art therapy, psycho-therapeutic factors and effects of art therapy, and organizational principles of art therapy for HIV-positive patients. Leading faculty in art therapy from St. Petersburg taught the course.