Expressive Arts Institute accepting applications for its foundation course

Salve Regina’s Expressive Arts Institute, which is celebrating 22 years of successfully implementing a holistic approach into the training of skilled professionals, is accepting applications for its foundation training course.

The course will be offered in three weekend sessions between June and August. Session dates are June 1-3, July 13-15 and Aug. 10-12.

The introductory training course is designed to provide counselors, educators, artists and those in related fields with basic training in the applications of the expressive and creative arts. Participants will learn how to integrate the visual arts with movement, sound and expressive writing in order to facilitate change, creativity and self-discovery in a variety of professional settings.

The foundation course works well for professionals looking for continuing education studies to supplement their prior training and work experience in related fields of human services, allied health practices, and arts-based education. The institute also serves as an introduction for further study professional applications of the expressive and creative arts.

In recent years, the program has attracted participants from all over the country as well as South Africa, Spain, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Nova Scotia and Mexico. To be accepted into the program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and be able to fulfill the requirements according to accepted standards of the profession as deemed essential by expressive arts faculty.

As acceptance into the program is limited, those who are interested should contact Christopher Carbone at (401) 341-3122 or as soon as possible. For more information, visit the institute’s webpage.

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