Foundations of Dance/Movement Therapy

An experiential and didactic introduction to the field of Dance/Movement Therapy, including its historical roots and evolution; the contributions of major pioneers in the field; and the beginning exploration of various theoretical models and their implications for clinical practice, based on a commitment to diversity, service, and contemplative practice. Designed to introduce students to the diversity of the work of dance/movement therapists with both groups and individuals, and to begin to prepare students to facilitate dance/movement therapy with a wide range of clients.
Course Number: CNSD616
Units: 2.0