Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

ARTH 6040 Assessment

This course reviews a variety of specific art therapy instruments and procedures used in appraisal and evaluation as well as traditional psychological testing. Additional areas of coverage include the selection of assessments with clients/patients as the basis for treatment planning, establishing treatment effects, evaluating assessment validity and reliability, documentation of assessment results and ethical, cultural, and legal considerations in their use. Attention is given to culturally and developmentally appropriate assessment and evaluation methods as well as administration and interpretation of results to identify individual or familial challenges, strengths, resilience, and resources for art therapy and counseling treatment planning.