This course is an advanced seminar providing opportunities for art therapy graduate students to explore media and its applications within the context of art therapy practice. The use and exploration of diverse media in art therapy will emphasize Kagin and Lusebrink?s Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC) Model. The course will engage students in experiential learning, both in and out of class, and will underscore studio art practices within the context of art therapy and specific to application with clinical populations. Venue and cultural implications, as well as ethical and safety issues, of media and its use will be explored. The course presents opportunities for students to plan for self-care through art making, both as graduate art therapy students and in future professional practice. Finally, the course engages students in art-based community service learning experiences.