PY 580: Expressive Arts Therapy I

Synonym:

86188 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Kimberley Burden

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (4:00PM-6:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
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.