Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 397 Expressive Therapy and Community Arts


In this course students develop the skills acquired in the Introduction to Art Therapy (ART 207 ) course, 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 develop 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