PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND SUPERVISION A

PHE4PSA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop your professional and reflective practice skills, learn to critique your clinical planning and decision making in relation to client work and begin to understand your role as members of a practitioner teams. You will focus on your personal development as trainee art therapists based on your experience of 200 hours of clinical placement (PHE4ACA) at either a hospital or community based setting in a small supervision group. You will reflect on, discuss and develop strategies for managing this initial period in your professional development within settings which may have varying understandings of the practice of art therapy.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMART - Master of Art Therapy

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to recognise clients' needs and to respect confidentiality.

Activities:
Collaborate with client to gain permission to present a de-identified case study for class.

02. Apply art tools to assess client needs and design appropriate art therapy interventions.

Activities:
Presentation of a case study.

03. Demonstrate reflexive practice skills and critique self as therapist in the trainee role including an awareness of the impact of self on others, recognising clients' needs and respecting confidentiality.

Activities:
Participate in supervision group discussion.

04. Analyse professional responsibility and relationships.

Activities:
Group exercises in class.

05. Contextualise and orient practical application in keeping with the goals and clinical tasks of the placement setting.

Activities:
Ability to adapt art therapy strategies with clients according to personal needs and the culture of the setting.

06. Demonstrate the ability to function as a team player and especially with the onsite supervisor.

Activities:
Group discussions and use of appropriate feedback using advanced level interpersonal skills as applied with placement supervisor/s

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week and delivered via blended.

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"For two weeks."

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"For ten weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ethics quiz (20 Minutes)10 03
LTU Supervisor's Professional Practice Skills competency assessmentassessment in consultation between supervisor and student30 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 2,500-word case study report, and one case presentation for 30 minutes (1500 word equivalent)This component incorporates two versions of the one case study.60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner

Class requirements

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"For ten weeks."

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"For two weeks."

Unscheduled Online Class
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ethics quiz (20 Minutes)10 03
LTU Supervisor's Professional Practice Skills competency assessmentassessment in consultation between supervisor and student30 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 2,500-word case study report, and one case presentation for 30 minutes (1500 word equivalent)This component incorporates two versions of the one case study.60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06