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Therapy Practicum I


15 hours (variable - over several weeks).

The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; supervised practice at various locations across North America.
September 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Supervised Practice
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the application of 6 of the following therapies and treatments: music therapy; therapeutic eurythmy; therapeutic baths; rhythmical massage; colored daylight shadow therapy; illuminated pictures with music; describe the experience of receiving three different types of therapeutic treatment. 


During their third year of studies in curative education, students are introduced to the full range of therapies and treatments offered in Beaver Run. Students gain an overview of therapeutic approaches and modalities through mentored field observation and/or participation, as appropriate. By providing an overview of the range of therapeutic applications in Curative Education, it prepares students for a more in-depth practical experience of therapeutic work in Therapy Practicum II.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Inclusive Social Development, Curative Education, Special Education, Complementary Health Care, Complementary Medicine and Therapy, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/07) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation).