Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience
Social Therapy Project III
Social Therapy Program, Copake, NY; Soquel, CA; N. Vancouver, BC; and instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.
Independent Study; varies.
November 2008 - Present.
Upon successful completion, students will be able to: discuss the underlying principles of Social Therapy in research project involving and benefitting the community and its members; develop an activity with a group of persons with disabilities based on a question around the value and role of a particular activity in the development of both the individual and the community; combine experiential learning with self-reflection and an increasing degree of narrative, literary, and action research; and create an activity with a group of persons with disabilities (project partners) in that particular field over a period of at least four months.
This third year project is a practical initiative upon which the fourth year final project is based. Students choose an aspect of Social Therapy and create an activity with a group of persons with disabilities (project partners) in that particular field. This course combines experiential learning with self-reflection and action research.
In the upper division baccalaureate 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 (11/15).