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2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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CAT 249 - Therapeutic Art for the Elderly


Semester Hours: 3
Summer
Course emphasizes and explores the role of art in the lives of the elderly both for therapeutic purposes and for personal enrichment. Art as therapy is studied as a way of fostering self-expressions, increasing sensory stimulation and awareness, facilitating socialization, and reviewing and integrating life events. Use of art media, special techniques and methods of approach is discussed as they apply to working with institutionalized elderly and the elderly living in the community.





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