At Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, art therapy services are provided to address educational goals of students who demonstrate therapeutic need and have difficulties expressing themselves verbally.
The purpose of art therapy is to provide opportunities for positive experiences that enhance classroom functioning and help with school performance. The primary goal is to help a student reach their full potential. Art therapy can be tailored to support a student’s academic, social, or emotional needs. Art therapy utilizes a variety of art materials and techniques including drawing, sculpting, painting and crafting.