NYU Steinhardt

Drama Therapy for Clinical Populations

  • Course Number: MPADT-GE 2109
  • Hours: 30 + tba
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The theory & techniques of drama therapy will be examined in relationship to the needs of individuals treated in clinical facilities such as day treatment centers & inpatient psychiatric clinics. Clinical applications will be discussed & demonstrated in class. Appropriate drama therapy theory will be discussed as it informs clinical treatment. We will visit an acute care facility & shadow a creative arts therapist. Furthermore, we will prepare & implement several workshop sessions with a chronic mentally ill adult population. We will also examine & evaluation as they related to drama therapy with clinical populations.
  • Old Course Number: E86.2109