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Drama Therapy for Clinical Populations

The theory and techniques of drama therapy will be examined in relationship to the needs of individuals treated in clinical facilities such as day treatment centers and inpatient psychiatric clinics. Clinical applications will be discussed and demonstrated in class. Appropriate drama therapy theory will be discussed as it informs clinical treatment. We will visit an acute care facility and shadow a creative arts therapist. Furthermore, we will prepare and implement several workshop sessions with a chronic mentally ill adult population. We will also examine and evaluation as they related to drama therapy with clinical populations.

Course #
MPADT-GE 2109
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department