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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art Therapy (ARTH)
Child Art Therapy
Child Art Therapy
Fall 2017
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graduate students in the art therapy program


Hesler, Nelson
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Practical, theoretical, and ethical considerations involved in treating children in clinical, community, and educational settings; application of art therapy and counseling principles and practices for diverse child populations; development of interventions for varied DSM diagnoses.
As a result of completing this course, students will be proficient in the following learning
outcome(s) as indicated by the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education:
- Distinguish among the therapeutic benefits of a variety of art processes and media, strategies and interventions and their applicability to the treatment of indivi
dual children/adolescents and their families.
- Develop culturally appropriate, collaborative and productive therapeutic relationships with clients.
- Recognize clients’ use of imagery, creativity, symbolism and metaphor as a valuable means for communicating challenges and strengths and support clients’ use of art-making for promoting growth and well-being.
- Apply principles of human development, artistic and creative development, human sexuality, gender identity development, family life cycle and psychopathology, to the assessment and treatment of clients.

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Projected enrollment includes 2 sections of this course.

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