Advance your professional skills while gaining an understanding of the arts as a valuable tool in mental, emotional, and cognitive wellbeing.
The 15-credit Advanced Professional Certificate in Expressive Therapies Studies is designed for mental health and health care professionals, human service professionals, social workers, school psychologists, guidance and adjustment counselors and others who are looking for innovative approaches to enhance their professional lives.
The program offers specific training in the uses of different expressive therapy modalities. Participants study the principles and practices of the various modalities of art therapy, dance therapy, music therapy and psychodrama. Course work will demonstrate how expressive therapy skills can be integrated into clinical work with a variety of populations. The courses are designed to build on each participant's professional practice and offer skills in combining innovative techniques and strategies for effecting positive change.
This certificate is not intended for those who require full professional training for licensure or accreditation in the Expressive Arts Therapies specialization.
Robyn Flaum Cruz
Associate Professor of Expressive Therapies, PhD Program; Adjunct Dance/Movement Therapy Instructor
Professor Emerita, Expressive Therapies
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