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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Inner Aspects of Curative Education, Youth Guidance, or Social Therapy I

45 hours.
Curative Education Program, Glenmoore, PA; Social Therapy Program, Copake, NY; Soquel, CA; N. Vancouver, BC; and instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.
September 2007 - June 2012.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe an human being or a human situation accurately and imaginatively; distinguish perceptions from thoughts or ideas; use artistic exercise as tools for observation and the development of observational capacity involving the whole circle of the sense; describe a complex situation accurately and imaginatively without imposing preconceived ideas or interpretations.

This is a distance learning course monitored by the Core Faculty of the Camphill Academy and delivered in partnership with an affiliated Curative Education or Social Therapy community. It requires students to meet with a trained mentor at their own community. Students must complete various artistic exercises and activities as tools in the development of observational skills and capacities. Students complete a written observational study and a final review.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Curative Education, Social Therapy, Education, Special Education, Waldorf Education, Human Services, and any discipline which could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (10/10).