Expressive Arts Institute

Expressive Arts Institute
foundation Training Courses

at Salve Regina University

The Expressive Arts Institute foundation course
is an offering from the Expressive and Creative Arts program at Salve Regina University;   The Expressive & Creative Arts Program offers multiple levels of training, along with the Holistic Counseling and Rehabilitation counseling graduate programs.

The Expressive Arts Institute (EAI) summer foundation course.
This foundation course has been designed to provide artists, counselors, educators and those in related fields with basic training in the
Applications of the Expressive and Creative arts.

In this multi-modal course
Participants learn how to integrate the visual arts with movement, sound and expressive writing
in order to facilitate change, healing and self-discovery in a variety of settings.  Experiential learning modules with hands-on activities are combined with discussions about the applications of the expressive and creative arts as well as research supporting their efficacy.

These foundation courses for Expressive Arts Facilitators
is meant to serve as an introductory
yet highly applicable learning experience,
to get a well-rounded multi-modal foundation
to our approach with the Expressive Arts.

Those students who attend our foundation course
experience an accessible and applicable approach
to Expressive Arts Facilitation.
It 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 course also can serve as an introduction for further study in the field of the Professional Applications of the Expressive & Creative Arts, in our full CGS/CAGS Certificate program.

Admission requires a formal application.
Applications are reviewed and approved by Expressive Arts Institute faculty.
Along with the minimum requirement of a bachelor’s degree,
students must be able to fulfill the program requirements according to accepted standards of the profession as deemed essential by expressive arts faculty.

Salve EAI Session Dates :
with Guided Study between Weekends

A limited number of students are accepted each year.
Interested applicants should contact the program coordinator, Christopher Carbone, at (401) 341-3122 or [email protected] as early as possible


Note: for Summer 2024
EAI will be Running as HLC-514 Course this summer
so that this will be available as part of our regular credit-course offerings.
If interested in Summer session intro / foundation courses,
that course will be offered for Summer.

HLC 514: Foundations / Intro to the Expressive and Creative Arts: as Transformation
A 3-credit course, offered in 2-weekend class format with guided study module between


In addition, the enrollment in this Expressive Arts foundation course,
will satisfy the introduction / prerequisite requirement
to then to continue on with
the in-depth 15-graduate credit, “Certificate of Graduate Studies
 in the Professional Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts”, CGS/CAGS
offered here at Salve Regina University.

Another option would be to combine this study with a Master’s degree in Holistic Counseling Rehabilitation Counseling,  creating a synergistic plan of study for creating a life-path of personal and professional transformation.

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