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Adaptations for Specialized Populations

Key theoretical approaches and strategies for art therapy treatment with clients who hold cognitive/ physical limitations and those confronted with acute and chronic medical illnesses. Topics will include, artistic development of clients with disabilities, strategies for establishing alliances with clients who are nonverbal and/or ill, pre-art materials, adapted tools, and multimedia based art therapy techniques. Special attention on digital media will offer critical concepts on therapeutic implementation. Guest lectures will supplement course learning.

Course #
ARTT-GE 2171
Credits
3
Department
Art and Art Professions