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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ATPY 688 - Special Topics in Art Therapy

Art therapy in health care involves the use of art expression and imagery with individuals who are physically ill, experiencing acute or ongoing trauma to the body or who are undergoing invasive medical treatment such as chemotherapy, organ transplantation or surgery. It may involve individuals who have experienced significant medical events. This course will include postsurgical treatment and medical rehabilitation. While this course does not cover psychiatric illness, issues concerning mental health in relation to physical health will be covered.

Credits: 1-6