957 Practicum in Art Therapy

The practicum in art therapy provides an opportunity for students to observe and begin performing a variety of counseling and related activities that are typical of a professional art therapist. Students complete a minimum of 100 hours of supervised practicum field experience in preparation for internship. Coursework includes experiential art making and processing. Class discussions include a review of the observations and experiences in field experience settings, pose questions/concerns about their practicum placement and engage in discussion about current issues in the field. Meets for 8 sessions over 2 terms.