Creativity… Connectivity… Community… It takes a Village! Through a variety of events that take place throughout the year, AFT provides trauma survivors a means to heighten their awareness, creativity and engagement by pairing them with an artist from an art discipline that speaks to their heart.

Painting Workshop

Topanga Terrace and Villas

Join us for a free of charge, expressive, no pressure, FUN TIME with artists in this ADAPTIVE healing through art workshop.

LMU Sponsored Focus Group

Loyola Marymount University Marital and Family Therapy Department

For SCI Veterans. Purpose:  to obtain first hand testimonials and information regarding the role that art making has in regards to the recovery efforts of individuals with a disability following a trauma experience. Details: 2-hour time frame Consent forms and an explanation of personal rights as a research participant The making of an art piece … Read More

Artists for Trauma Painting Workshop

Long Beach, CA VA SCI Center

Join us for a free of charge, expressive, no pressure, FUN TIME with artists and fellow veterans in this healing through art workshop. All SCI Veterans welcome for this event designed for all levels of physical ability