ART THERAPY CLINICAL PLACEMENT C

PHE5ACC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this third placement subject students will complete a further 250 hours of clinical work under the supervision of an onsite clinical supervisor at a mental health or other health care setting in order to meet the requirements for registration with the Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA). Students will be expected to extend their therapeutic work, where possible, with longer term clients and to be engaged in more advanced level clinical work.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCaring for ourselves: A therapist's guide to personal and professional wellbeingRecommendedBaker, E. (2003)WASHINGTON DC: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
ReadingsThe journey of the counsellor and therapist: Research findings on professional developmentRecommendedRonnestad, M. & Skovholt, T. (2003)JOURNAL OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT, 30, 1
ReadingsThinking with image making in supervisionRecommendedBrown, C., Meyerowitz-Katz, J. & Ryde, J. (2003)INSCAPE, 8, 2

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced therapeutic skills using art therapy and interpersonal communication.

Activities:
Opportunities for supervised reflexive practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Critique basic theoretical approaches to art therapy and their application to different clients.

Activities:
Seminars and case presentations.

03. Actively participate and articulate clinical reasoning within a clinical team.

Activities:
The initiation and development of productive working relationships with colleagues in interdisciplinary teams.

04. Review and analyse images with clients for meaning and associations.

Activities:
Identify symbolic and other key visual elements in client art work for entry in client notes.

06. Contextualise case note writing that communicates effectively to clinicians from other disciplines.

Activities:
Clear and concise accounts of client case notes entered into files.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"250 hours of supervised clinical placement off campus (in keeping with requirements for professional registration)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 case reports with evidence of advanced therapy skills (400 words each)**This is a distillation of professional observations that is concise and informative, the equivalent of 2,000 words40 01, 02
250 hours clinical placement with placement supervisor's report (equivalent of 2,500 words)Students must pass this assessment to demonstrate professional competence.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Detailed log of placement activities10 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"250 hours of supervised clinical placement off campus (in keeping with requirements for professional registration)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 case reports with evidence of advanced therapy skills (400 words each)**This is a distillation of professional observations that is concise and informative, the equivalent of 2,000 words40 01, 02
250 hours clinical placement with placement supervisor's report (equivalent of 2,500 words)Students must pass this assessment to demonstrate professional competence.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Detailed log of placement activities10 03