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HYS To Host Area's First Poetry Therapy Conference

Posted on April 23rd, 2019 at 10:45 AM

Join us for Erie's first Poetry Therapy Conference at Harborcreek Youth Services May 22nd, 2019. Produced by the The Erie County Poet Laureate Project, Harborcreek Youth Services, and Gannon University Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program with Erie Insurance, this one day conference will offer insight from local poets and practitioners with experience in healing through poetry. CE credits will be available for qualified professionals.

“As a community child psychiatrist and Erie County, Pennsylvania’s Poet Laureate I am impressed with the therapeutic dimension of poetry. The purpose of this conference is skill development for providers and others interested in the therapeutic benefits of poetry in their work and lives.” 
- Dr. Chuck Joy, Harborcreek Youth Services consulting psychiatrist and Erie’s Poet Laureate

Find complete details at here.