958 Internship in Art Therapy

The internship in art therapy provides an opportunity for students to learn about typical problems brought to a professional art therapist and to apply approaches that can be used in addressing those problems. Students will continue to build their counseling/therapy skills through coursework, field experience, discussion of the field experience and by practical art therapy application shared by classmates. Students will deepen their proficiency in ethics, evidence-based professional practice, and cross-cultural applications. Students will present information on diagnostics, etiology, treatment planning and prevention of mental and emotional disorders and dysfunctional behavior through case presentation. Meets 28 sessions and until 600 hours of internship are completed.