PY 580: Expressive Arts Therapy I

Synonym:

78002 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Kimberley Burden

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/30 - 12/13 (4:00PM-6:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies Required of and restricted to DMT II students through July 21; open to CMHC III and CMHC-SAAC III students as a PYC equivalent on July 22; others by written permission of Program Director provided to the Registrar's Office via Antioch email.
Prerequisite: Completion of CMHC II or DMT I courses.

This course focuses on the clinical use of creativity and imagination through the arts (body-movement, drama, art, poetry, journaling, music, sound and sand play) for assessment, counseling and transformation. Individual and group work with diverse developmental and diagnostic populations will be addressed. Multiple theoretical frameworks are woven together and applied through an actively experiential approach.