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Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Curative Application of the Arts

Location: 
Curative Education Program, Glenmoore, PA. .
Length: 
15 hours
Dates: 
September 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss Steiner's hierarchy of the arts and the role of arts in curative education; identify developmental levels expressed in children's drawings; present relevant art work in a child study/conference/class; apply therapeutic techniques in artistic disciplines; design and practice a curative artistic activity centered on insights gained in a child study; describe artistic content and expression as a reflection of the experience of the child; and use the arts for expanded understanding and diagnosis.

Instruction: 

This course explores the therapeutic use of the visual and performing arts, integrated within the context of daily life. Practical exercise in curative artistic techniques which draw on a variety of artistic techniques from various disciplines, form the basis of the course. Students complete a written reflection and present an analysis of student work.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Education, Special Education, Waldorf Education, Art Therapy, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (10/10) (11/15 revalidation).

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