ART THERAPY WITH CHILDREN
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will develop an understanding of theories and practices of art therapy with children and adolescents, primarily from Western perspectives however cognisant of the complexities of working with cross cultural populations. You will learn about child development and how children also systematically develop the ability to express themselves using visual art. Art therapy assessment skills appropriate for use with children and adolescents will be presented and critiqued. Through the acquisition of art therapy clinical skills, you will gain the ability to practice art therapy with children from diverse cultures in various settings.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMART - Master of Art Therapy
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Art therapy with children: From infancy to adolescence||Recommended||Case, C. & Dally, T. (2008)||LONDON: ROUTLEDGE|
|Readings||Child Art Therapy||Recommended||Rubin, J. (2005)||HOBOKEN: JOHN WILEY|
|Readings||Hidden treasure: A map to the child's inner self||Recommended||Oaklander, V. (2007)||LONDON: KARNAC|
|Readings||Understanding children's drawings||Recommended||Malchiodi, C. (1998)||NEW YORK: GUILFORD|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia Fenner
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus the equivalent of 1 hour additional out-of-class activities per week."
|Attendance and participation||10|
|Observation report, 2000 words||45|
|Theoretical essay, 2500 words||45|