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Social Therapy Project II

Location: 
Social Therapy Program, Copake, NY; Soquel, CA; N. Vancouver, BC; and instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.
Length: 
Independent Study; varies.
Dates: 
September 2008 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply the underlying principles of biography as developed out of anthroposophy; assist a person with developmental disabilities in recalling and exploring his/her life story; interview relatives and friends; identify turning points and life changes; maintain a detailed journal of all meetings with the project partner; and produce a written text.

Instruction: 
The course consists of one major project, Building Supportive Relationships, and combines experiential learning with self-reflection and research about the life span and the principles of biography from an anthroposophical perspective.
Credit recommendation: 

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

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