In this course, you will learn about the therapeutic value of art and why implementing an art program is especially beneficial to senior care communities. Learn the do’s and don’ts of introducing art to your activity programming and discover simple ways to develop natural creativity into inspired artistic creation. You will learn about various types of art groups (including those for the observers) and the benefits of each. You will also be given sample activity ideas based on the principles provided in the course, creative exercises for warming up, a list of supplies for implementing art programming, the basics of creating a space that fosters creativity, and more suggested resources for making your art program a success.
This course has been pre-approved by the NCCAP.