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Arts and Wellness

Course Code AECE-727
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course will introduce students to medical and scientific literature outlining the therapeutic benefits of creative expression in community settings, including foundations of physical and mental wellness through the arts, and an introduction to art therapies. Students will also learn about the scope and boundaries of their practice, understanding how to approach integrated planning and delivery with front-line staff (i.e. social workers, community service organizations, etc.). Finally, students will understand strategies for self-care.