A devoted group of A.R.T. trainers recently met for their annual meeting. The general meeting brought a new definition of membership as the statutes were changed so anybody with an involvement in any of the PREPARE models (and any one interested in the same) can join this Danish network. A major topic discussed was also ways [...]
The Danish A.R.T. Network (ART Netvaerk DK) will held its annual meet-up on November 8th on the island of Fyn.
Together with the possibility to exchange experiences and holding the formal general meeting, two main subjects to be discussed will be a) results from the extensive evaluation research project in Taastrup (Copenhagen) b) introduction of Motivational Interview as a possible pre-activitty to A.R.T. More information from the Chairperson, Peder B. Andreasen on email@example.com
As a part of Master Trainer Education 20 staff members have been trained in Birmingham. The participants represented 4 special schools and custody service for young people and have by now finished 6 days training in the program. After doing additional training with supervision from the master trainer candidate, they will start training in classes. In [...]
The 7th class of the post graduate education is now graduated. The students have presented their thesises which included topics like the effects of AART and SPT, motivation issues, implementation, brain Research in Connection With traumatic experiences, mindfullness and childrens influence on each other. 29 students were graduated among those 8 from Denmark.
Since 2007 the ART Center at Diakonhjemmet University College in Norway was involved in the CYAR project. CYAR stands for Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents Region of Russia and is collaboration between Norway, Sweden, Finland and North West Russia. ART and Family Ties were among the programs that have been disseminated to Russia. Since [...]
32 students have now graduated from the continuing course in Training Social Competence at Diakonhjemmet University College, Sandnes Norway. The students have participated in 8 gatherings including also conducting either a SPT or an ART program. The Research topic this time was motivational factors that influence these programs. The students also have fulfilled their own projects and during the last [...]
Hosted by Bettina Hedegaard and Hedebocentret the first ever training in Family TIES took place in Herning during the first week of September. With the very amble and experienced tutoring from Kim Parker and Robert Calamé, 25 A.R.T. Trainers spent 3 days to learn the basic of Family TIES and achieved a very good starting point [...]
Description Research Press Social Perception Training Description Research Press Problem Solving Training Social Perception Training and Problem Solving Training are now released at Research Press and it is possible to order the books now (see de description Research Press). There will be a 25% discount ($18.71) as an introduction to the books that will e over by [...]
28 master trainer gathered at Diakonhjemmet University College, Sandnes , Norway. In Norway all master trainers have fullfilled the 2 years post graduate education in Training Social Competence and are now working with the Prepsec programs in institutions and Schools in Norway and Denmark. In addition they also have to participate in training seminars and master [...]
Borge Stromgren presentated a.r.t. at the Center for Behavior Analysis at the Queens University in Belfast
Aggression Replacement Training 3-day workshop huge success. Aggression Replacement Training (ART) offers a comprehensive intervention program designed to teach adolescents to understand and replace aggression and antisocial behavior with positive alternatives. ART provides a coordinated, three-part training approach: * Prosocial Skills * Anger Control * Moral Reasoning At the workshops Dr Børge Strømgren discusses recent applications in schools and other [...]