NYU Steinhardt

Art Therapy with Children

  • Course Number: ARTT-GE 2033
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Art as therapy with the emotionally disturbed, children with physical disabilies, the intellectually and/or neurologically impaired, & socioeconomically deprived children. Considers the problems & methods of art therapy for children with either aculte or mild disturbances. Demonstrations of art therapy techniques (utlizing studio activities) used in long-or short-term treatment. The role of art therapist in relation to other members of the therapeutic team in bringing about character change or improved ability to deal with immediate life situations. Methods of evaluation & treatment are discussed. Illustrated lectures, reading, & discussion.
  • Old Course Number: E97.2033