Three Graces Mentors, Inc. Telling children’s stories through art!
Who is Three Graces Mentors, Inc.  <ul><li>Founder/Ceo Gwen Washington </li></ul><ul><li>VP Director of Finance- Yvonne Wa...
What is therapeutic art mentoring? <ul><li>Therapeutic art mentoring involves the following </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on d...
Why do are kids need therapeutic art mentoring? . Children who lack verbal  skills are able to express their needs, wants,...
Lil Sparkles Program <ul><li>The preschool - kindergarten program involves person centered art education in a “hands on ap...
Tiara Girlz <ul><li>The girls 4 week workshop is for ages 9-13. The workshop uses creative interactive activities and lead...
Benefits of our programs <ul><li>Improved communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Development of coping skills </li></ul><u...
Costs of our Services <ul><li>Training session for staff members- $250 for two hour sessions, up to 5 staff members. Inclu...
Contact Us <ul><li>Three Graces Mentors, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>www.threegracesmentors.com Phone: (312) 880-9162 </li></ul...
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Three Graces Mentors Inc is a company that provides professional development training for teachers and counselors in our therapeutic art education model and lesson plans. Our programs are for children ages 3-6 as well as a girls tween program for ages 9-13. We offer training, lesson plans, and museum tours in the Chicago region.

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Three graces mentors, inc presentation 2012

  1. 1. Three Graces Mentors, Inc. Telling children’s stories through art!
  2. 2. Who is Three Graces Mentors, Inc. <ul><li>Founder/Ceo Gwen Washington </li></ul><ul><li>VP Director of Finance- Yvonne Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Developed from an 8 month research project at Tri Con Day Care Center and various other work experiences. Input from counselors, artists, children and most importantly parents </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is therapeutic art mentoring? <ul><li>Therapeutic art mentoring involves the following </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on developing trusting relationship between mentor and child </li></ul><ul><li>Art education </li></ul><ul><li>Creative expression through non directive approach </li></ul><ul><li>Uses a therapy evidence based model such as person centered or cognitive behavioral approach. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why do are kids need therapeutic art mentoring? . Children who lack verbal skills are able to express their needs, wants, and dreams. .Children need to enjoy art education in a hands on experience to further knowledge and academic interests. . Children need a guide/ confidant in their life to assist in troubled times.
  5. 5. Lil Sparkles Program <ul><li>The preschool - kindergarten program involves person centered art education in a “hands on approach” with discussion questions that are central to the child’s needs and development. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tiara Girlz <ul><li>The girls 4 week workshop is for ages 9-13. The workshop uses creative interactive activities and lead discussions by a mentor to improve self esteem, friendships, and empowerment for future success. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits of our programs <ul><li>Improved communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Development of coping skills </li></ul><ul><li>Stress release and relaxation </li></ul><ul><li>Social skills and development of closeness in a group setting </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment through completion of activities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Costs of our Services <ul><li>Training session for staff members- $250 for two hour sessions, up to 5 staff members. Includes Lesson Plan and Museum Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Museum Tours offered at Art Institute of Chicago and Smart Museum with Lesson Plans Provided. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Contact Us <ul><li>Three Graces Mentors, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>www.threegracesmentors.com Phone: (312) 880-9162 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>

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