PYG 604: Group Dance/Movement Therapy

Synonym:

52293 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Phyllis Jeswald

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Wednesdays 1/16 - 3/5 (1:00PM-3:29PM)
Wednesdays 3/19 - 4/30 (1:00PM-3:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Group Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to DMT I students; others by written permission of the Program Director provided to the Registrar146s Office via FirstClass.

This course is designed to help students gain a solid theoretical and practical knowledge of group dynamics, group development, and group leadership styles as they pertain to both verbal and dance/movement therapy groups. Students will learn to observe and understand group process on a variety of levels and in relation to different group modalities. The student will have the opportunity to practice group leadership, using core D/MT and verbal skills, and apply these skills to diverse populations that reflect their particular interests. Lecture, discussion, role-playing, video, group processing and reflection papers will be used to facilitate learning.