CTH4230 Ethics in Creative Arts Therapies

Course Overview

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

Course Description:

Students gain a working knowledge of the Code of Ethics for various creative arts associations, including the North American Drama Therapy Association, the American Musical Therapy Association, and the American Art Therapy Association, as well as general standards for ethical practices in the psychotherapy and counseling fields. Key ethical or legal issues encountered drawn from readings are examined.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The course is an introductory survey course that acquaints the student with various laws and rules concerning ethics in creative therapies using case studies. It allows students to place a greater emphasis upon the type of creative arts therapy of their interest.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course will cover ethics from a philosophical, Christian, and professional perspective. Students will learn the Code of Ethics for the NADTA, AMTA, AATA/ATCB.