Introduction to Expressive Arts   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

CS 6606 - Introduction to Expressive Arts

This course provides an introduction to Expressive Arts approaches, paradigms, and theoretical concepts that aid in developing multi-modal fluency for the purposes of self-discovery. The expressive arts therapist, consultant, or educator combines and integrates visual arts, movement, drama, music, writing, and other creative processes to foster growth and transformation with individuals and groups. Person-Centered Expressive Arts and The Creative Connection® developed by Natalie Rogers will be explored through personal process, discussion, and readings. The course includes a peer coaching process using expressive arts and requires attendance at a 2-day experiential expressive arts workshop offered at the Saybrook RC.   3 credit(s)