Apr 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATR 522 - Assessment Diagnosis and Counseling I

This course covers the application of general psychotherapy approaches and theories related assessment, testing, and measurement and then how they apply to art therapy. This course includes an overview of required clinical documentation, e.g. psychosocial history, treatment plans, progress notes, and assessment. This course prepares students for a foundation in art therapy assessments and testing. The course focuses on the study of assessments and tests, with emphasis on the use of art materials, techniques and testing instrumentation, specifically projective tests and art therapy assessments. Students will develop their knowledge, comprehension, and application of art therapy assessments and their use in treatment. Students will learn how to translate artwork of clients as well as present their findings in a comprehensive clinical documentation taking into account ethical, legal and cultural considerations.

Prerequisites & Notes
Term cycle: spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3

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