Why study Art therapy?
We offer professional development workshops in art therapy and introduction to counselling. These courses are not for credit, but participants will receive a certificate of completion.
Short courses in Art Therapy are offered at both introductory and specialist levels. These courses address the interests of those looking for an experience of Art Therapy processes as well as varied theoretical content. Courses generally take place over weekends.
Short Course Program 2014
This year we are pleased to be offering a new program of art therapy and counselling seminars and workshops.
The short courses in art therapy and counselling will now be offered at both introductory and specialist levels. These courses have been specially selected to address identified interests of those looking for an experience of art therapy and counselling processes, as well as varied theoretical content.
Keep an eye out for updates about our 1-day symposium on the importance of space to creativity visual art practice and art therapy, which we plan to offer at the end of this year!
Enquiries can be directed to Fiona Scottney, Art Therapy Short Course Co-ordinator on
(03) 9479 5089 or email F.Scottney-Turbill@latrobe.edu.au
Introduction to Art Therapy (Repeat workshop)
Date: Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th December
Facilitator: Zeb Brierley
Venue: Health Sciences Building 3 - Room 207
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
This 2-day workshop is a repeat of the workshop held in June. It aims to provide interested members of the public and potential art therapy post graduate students with a 'taster' experience of art therapy. People already active in human service work in the community may also find the workshop supports thinking about their practice from a new orientation.
Applications for this workshop close on Tuesday 25 November 2014. No refund issued after the closing date.
This session is now full. We are no longer taking registrations.
Introduction to Counselling
Date: Monday 2nd February to Friday 6th
Facilitator: Jenny Hill
Venue: Health Sciences 1 Level 2 Room206/207
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00pm
This course will focus on the development of effective basic counselling skills. These will include: attending skills, non-verbal communication, active listening, non-judgemental listening, accurate reflection of content, feelings and meanings, the use of open questions and summarising. Students will move from learning to work with feelings to working with thoughts and behaviours. The course will be taught over five days.
Applications for this workshop close onTuesday 13 January 2015. No refund issued after the closing date.
Please note: All art materials are supplied. Morning and afternoon teas will be provided. If you are attending a weekend workshop, please bring your own lunch as services will be limited on campus. All participants will receive a certificate of participation on completion of the course.
Registration and Payment
You can register and pay for the short courses now.
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