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M6D1: Communication Through the Arts
•In the video provided in this module, Art Therapy: Healing Trauma From: Art Therapy: A Universal Language for Healing.[OR1] [Video File] [5 min 34 sec], Ikuko Acosta of New York University refers to art therapy as “a universal language.” Drawing from this video, the module reading, and two additional academic sources from the Excelsior Library, discuss this idea in relation to the arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, and/or music) and provide an example of any program for adults that employs such therapy.
•What do you think Acosta means when she says art therapy is a “universal language”? Can you find any research that speaks to the effectiveness of art therapy? What are some of the rationales for art therapy programs? If possible, share some testimonials or examples from your research.
POSTING REQUIREMENTS: In your initial post (250+ words), you are to respond to the question but support your thoughts by including at least two references from academic sources that you have researched on this topic in the Excelsior Library and use appropriate citations in APA style. You can agree or disagree, but you need to explain and support your views with outside sources. This primary response needs to be posted by 11:59 PM on Wednesday.
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M6D1: Communication through the Arts Name Instructor Date In art therapy, the notion of art as a universal language is intertwined with the healing practices. This suggests that art is life enhancing and transcends cultural differences since art therapy recognizes various art forms, content and processes that reflect an individual’s interests, personality and concern. Art therapy a