CTH3410 Drama Therapy with Special Populations

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. J.L. Guerriero

Course Description:

Explores therapeutic uses of drama in the development of creative imagination, self expression, and social relatedness with special populations such as clients who have developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, health issues, or are aging.

How This Course Benefits Students:

An exploratory course which focuses on drama therapy with a few select population groups. Students learn how to make accommodations for successful participation in creative drama, improvisation, puppetry, rehearsals for traditional plays, and develop new plays geared to participants’ strengths.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course will encourage the student practitioner to imagine and integrate Drama Therapy with various people groups.