PSYC 4340 Art Therapy with Children
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding and practical approaches to the assessment and treatment of infants, young children, and adolescents. Students will develop clinical skills in the areas of observation, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, treatment planning and referral to community resources. Students will be provided with hands-on experience in the use of art therapy techniques used in assessing and treating children. Students will become familiar with the documentation and the professional language used in communicating with agencies that provide children’s services. Cultural diversity will be included in discussions of children and adolescents and its impact on assessments and treatment planning.