557 Special Topics in Art Therapy

This course will offer an opportunity to learn about art therapy as it may be used with a variety of populations including; post traumatic stress, addictions, eating disorders, elderly, autistic, and handicapped. Relevant clinical issues will be discussed along with specific art interventions for each population. Students will be expected to conduct research on current practices in the field of art therapy as it relates to special populations resulting in a final paper and class presentation. Students will choose 3 - one credit special topic courses.