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Social Therapy Project III

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: 

November 2008 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

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.

Instruction: 

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. 

Credit recommendation: 

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).

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