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Understanding Art Therapy
What is Art Therapy? 3:04
Comparinng Professions: Art Teachers and Art Therapists 10:07
The Road to Professional Licensure 8:14
Approaches to Art Therapy
Art Therapy and Artistic Development 6:23
Approaches to Art Therapy 4:13
Personal Practice 5:24
Ethical and Legal Considerations
Basic Ethical and Legal Considerations 6:42
Confidentiality and Mandated Reporting 6:19
Client Artwork and Exhibitions 10:03
Applying a Therapeutic Lens to Your Art Classroom
Differences Between Clinical and School Settings 5:17
Selecting Expressive Media 6:50
Art Therapy Strategies in Action
Elementary Therapeutic Activity 2:35
Middle School Therapeutic Activity 4:44
High School Therapeutic Activity 4:39
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Compare the fields of art education and art therapy, differentiating between essential characteristics of the two professions.
2 Plan the artroom’s physical environment using a therapeutic approach.
3 Incorporate appropriate elements of art therapy into lesson planning when given a classroom scenario.
Social-emotional learning has become increasingly important in our schools. Many art teachers are curious about the field of art therapy, and its possible applications for their classroom practice. Join Caroline Tye, a licensed art therapist, for a unique look at the profession and what it can teach art educators about taking a more therapeutic approach to teaching.
2. Curriculum Approaches
A. Integrates knowledge of a variety of approaches when planning content
11. Relationship Building
A. Builds rapport and positive relationships with students
B. Creates and maintains an environment of respect
C. Maintains self-control in challenging situations
12. Physical Space
A. Designs an art room that is accessible for all students
13. Professional Practice
C. Partners with other professional educators
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Registered Board-Certified Art Therapist, and PRO Facilitator
Caroline Tye is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and registered Board-Certified Art Therapist. She is also an artist, educator, mom of two, and the owner of Dandelion Art Studio. She received a Master's in Art Therapy with an emphasis in Counseling at Mount Mary University. Her philosophy is that art, creativity, and relationships can promote growth, healing, and transformation.