You must be logged-in in order to download this resource. If you do not have an AOE account, create one now. If you already have an account, please login.Login Create Account
Great! you're all signed in. Click to download your resource.Download
Art Therapy in the Classroom
What is Art Therapy? 2:05
Benefits of Art Therapy in Schools 8:34
Understanding a Teacher's Role 6:20
Creating a Therapeutic Environment
Understanding the Clincial Environment 3:22
Setting Up Your Art Classroom 8:07
Understanding Behavior Through Art Therapy
Responding to Behavior 11:36
Understanding ACEs and Childhood Trauma 4:25
Using Art to Build Relationships
Building Relationships Through Artmaking 2:17
Honoring Individual Voice 7:52
Strategies for Interpersonal Artmaking 7:08
What is the Role of Media in Art Therapy?
The Use of Media in Art Therapy 4:31
Selecting Media in Your Classroom 2:36
Classroom Ideas Inspired by Art Therapy
Classroom Questions 2:25
Giant Coloring Sheets 2:19
Community Collaboration 2:48
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Connect relationship-building to positive student behavior.
2 Plan classroom procedures to proactively prevent negative student behaviors.
3 Organize the classroom environment to support students’ social-emotional needs.
Art therapists use artmaking as a therapeutic tool to help patients effectively process personal trauma. What can art teachers learn from this related profession, and how can they apply it to their classroom practice? Join licensed art therapist Caroline Tye as she shares insights from her art therapy practice and provides concrete suggestions for using art therapy techniques to improve student behavior in your classroom.
A. Creates and communicates clear expectations and consequences
B. Creates and communicates clear routines and procedures
11. Relationship Building
A. Builds rapport and positive relationships with students
B. Creates and maintains an environment of respect
12. Physical Space
A. Designs an art room that is accessible for all students
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.