SOWK3207 Creativity, Wellbeing and Art Therapy (3 units)
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This course introduces the key components of art therapy that includes an overview of the historical developmental of art from impressionism to modern art, essential elements of creative art making, fundamental concepts of art therapy, and the interrelationships of art and health. The difference between art therapy and use of art in social work practice would be differentiated throughout the course. Through various art experientials, students will comprehend the language of art, creative process of art making and its benefits to wellbeing. Through the different parts of the course, students will identify various ways to facilitate creative art expressions in social work context and gradually develop critical thinking about how creative art can enhance wellbeing for different populations in the contemporary society.
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