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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 397 Expressive Therapy and Community Arts

Spring Semester

In this course students develop the skills acquired in ART 207  (Introduction to Art Therapy) and learn methodologies for designing various types of community-based expressive therapy programs.  Students become familiar with special populations within, for example, non-profit organizations, medical and health care facilities, geriatric sites, prisons, and specialized camps, and learn how to plan meaningful, expressive therapeutic programs.  Students also acquire techniques of group leadership appropriate to these specific group settings.  This course is appropriate for students with professional interests in the helping professions in, for example, the health care industry, social and human services, hospitality and recreation, gerontology, education, arts administration, visual arts, etc. Prerequisite: ART 207  or permission of Instructor

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellation - Health and Wellness for “Generation Next”