Enhance your career in wellness while gaining the knowledge of how the arts can be used to positively impact the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.
This is a 15-credit Post-Baccalaureate or Post-Master's Professional Certificate designed for mental health and health care professionals, human service professionals, social workers, psychologists, guidance and adjustment counselors, and others who are looking for innovative approaches to enhance their professional lives. The program offers specific training in different expressive therapy modalities and their application to arts in health.
The clinical applications of dance, drama, visual art, poetry, writing, music and expressive arts therapy are used in the care of patients at hospitals, community health centers, community programs, nursing homes, and numerous other health settings.
The arts are also used to educate wider communities about the risk, prevention, and care for wide ranging public health, environmental, and medical issues including: obesity, asthma, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, cancer, heart disease, and violence as a health epidemic as well as in wellness and preventative medicine programs.
This certificate is not intended for those who require full professional training for licensure or accreditation in the Expressive Arts Therapies specialization.
Raquel Chapin Stephenson
Assistant Professor of Expressive Therapies; Program Coordinator, Art Therapy
Rebecca Greene-Van Horn
Adjunct Instructor of Expressive Therapies - Drama Therapy/Psychodrama
Expressive Arts Therapy
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Graduate Certificate in the Arts in Health
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Expressive Therapies
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