Category Archives: Art Therapy in Costa Rica

MPS Art Therapy Department on Vimeo

A number of recent and past panel discussions, lectures, and conference proceedings have been posted to the MPS Art Therapy Department’s Vimeo page. Recent uploads include: 1. October 19 Panel Discussion On Saturday, October 19, the MPS Art Therapy Department … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Alumni & Faculty at the American Art Therapy Association Conference

A number of MPS Art Therapy faculty and alumni presented at the most recent American Art Therapy Association Conference in Savannah, GA. Descriptions of presentations taken from the AATA Conference brochure. PAPER PRESENTATIONS Ethical Considerations for Art Therapists: Digital Transmission … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program 2012 — Week 3

The third week of the Art Therapy in Costa Rica program continued the work at the elementary school, culminating in an all-day exhibition of artwork. Each class visited the exhibit, family members attended, and our MPS Art Therapy students presented … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program — Week 2

During the second week of the Art Therapy in Costa Rica program, MPS students worked with elementary school children to make Styrofoam and recycled/pulped paper bases. See more photos from the project in our Flickr album. NEXT: Week 3 and … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica Program 2012

The MPS Art Therapy Department conducted its second international multicultural issues and internship program May 20-June 9 at La Victoria Elementary School in Liberia, Costa Rica. Arrival Students arrived in Liberia on Sunday, May 20, and lived with host families … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica, 2012

Five MPS Art Therapy students and one alumnus are taking part in a three-week Multicultural Issues and Internship/Supervision summer course in Liberia, Costa Rica. Liz Dellicarpini (SVA faculty/Internship Coordinator) is supervising the students and Aaron Cockle (Director of Operations) is … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Installation and Exhibition

The last two days of the program were devoted to the installation and exhibition of work. Students from each group worked together in the joining of the neighborhoods. Students, parents, teachers, and staff were able to view the work, and … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: End-of-Week 2 and Week 3

The second week of the Costa Rica program ends with the students at La Victoria Elementary having done a great deal of work on their neighborhoods. Next up: Installation and Exhibition of Work

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Week 2 is underway

After a week of orientation in Liberia, Costa Rica, MPS students have begun working with small groups of 4th – 6th graders at La Victoria Elementary School.  The groups are building foundations of recycled material upon which the young students … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Week 1 wrap-up

On Wednesday, May 25, MPS students met with children from La Victoria Elementary to discuss the project they will be working on and divide into small groups. Our students will be conducting morning and afternoon small group sessions with 4th, … Continue reading

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