NY-0309 - Finding the Art Therapist’s Role in a Therapeutic Alternative High School
What is the Creative Art Therapist's role in a therapeutic alternative high school? This course explores the question by looking at the parallel process between the art therapist exploring their role within an institution, and the Seriously Emotionally Disturbed adolescent searching for their identity.
- Learn one or two useful art directives for teaching social skills.
- Be introduced to two assessments that assist in the tracking of social skills progress.
- Become familiar with the latest statistics on Autism prevalence in the United States.
Dr. Melissa Klay
Melissa Klay, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LCAT, is a licensed, registered, and Board Certified Art Therapist and a limited-permit clinical psychologist in New York. She has been providing psychotherapy services for the past 18 years, teaching as an adjunct assistant instructor at Pratt Institute, and conducting qualitative and quantitative studies.