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Art and Aging: How Creative Expression Can Benefit Older Adults

FACULTY Raquel StephensonLesley Professor Dr. Raquel Stephenson taps into the healing powers of art, and employs creative endeavors as a means of keeping the elderly connected and engaged with the world around them. “The conversation has started to encompass health and wellness. Older adults are also thinking more about quality of life and about remaining creatively active and socially engaged,” says Stephenson.   Read more.

  • Faculty Spotlight

     

    Nancy Beardall

    Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Dance/Movement Therapy

    Dr. Beardall’s work has focused on dance, dance/movement therapy, and cognitive, social, and emotional development using dance and the expressive arts in the public schools.

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    Robyn Flaum Cruz

    Professor of Expressive Therapies, PhD Program; Dance/Movement Therapy Instructor

    Division of Expressive Therapies

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    Rick Reinkraut

    Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology; Supervisor of Academic Affairs

    Division of Counseling and Psychology

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    Outside the Echo Chamber

    Last week I attended the annual meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools. Six hundred deans and our associates assembled in Washington DC over 3 days, all of us seeking to learn from one another in order to advance graduate education in our respective institutions.

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  • Arts in Health

     

    The Institute for Arts in Health

    The Institute for Arts and Health promotes the use of the arts for the health and well being of all individuals in educational, community, and institutional settings.

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