ART THERAPY CLINICAL PLACEMENT B
Credit points: 15
In this second placement subject students will complete 250 hours of clinical training based at a mental health or other health care setting under the supervision of an onsite clinical practitioner. This placement is designed to meet the registration requirements of the Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA). This placement is aimed to develop the student's skill base as a health professional as well as a clinician. As appropriate the student will be expected to engage with clients on an individual as well as group basis for art therapy. They are also expected to be involved where possible in the entry of case notes, participate in and contribute to case reviews and to educate placement colleagues about art therapy via, for example, presentations.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMART - Master of Art Therapy.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Events and experiences impacting the development of clinical self confidence: A study of the first year of client contact||Recommended||Bischoff, R., Barton, M., Thober, J & Hawley, R. (2002)||JOURNAL OF MARITAL AND FAMILY THERAPY, 28,3.|
|Readings||On being a supervisee: Creating learning partnerships||Recommended||Carroll, M. & Gilbert, M. (2006)||MELBOURNE: PSYCHOZ PUBLICATIONS|
|Readings||The institution as a holding environment for the therapist. In A. Robbins (Ed.), The artist as therapist||Recommended||Gonzalez Dolginko, B. & Robbins, A. (2000)||LONDON: JESSICA KINGSLEY|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Demonstrate ability to initiate engagement with a variety of clients in view of undertaking individual and group art therapy.
- Assess and document client needs and develop an appropriate group art therapy program.
02. Engagement in therapeutic relationships using art work to evoke personal associations and meanings.
- Analyse and articulate client needs based on art therapy work.
03. Develop systematic case note writing skills which reflect client needs, interventions and clinical reasoning in order to communicate to staff from other disciplines.
- Detailed client case notes and entry of notes into client files as appropriate.
04. Identify and articulate how cultural diversity may affect the therapeutic relationship and process.
- Ability to analyse how cultural and religious issues of actual clients on placement impact on their experience of health.
05. Contribute to case reviews as appropriate.
- Active preparation for and contribution to client reviews.
06. Communicate an indepth analysis of the aims and practice of art therapy as relevant to the staff at placement using case material and the literature.
- Presentation to staff using relevant case material and literature.
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Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne
Placement - Off Site
One 32.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"250 hours of supervised clinical placement off campus (in keeping with requirements for professional registration)."
|2 case reports with evidence of advanced therapy skills||40||03, 05|
|250 hours of clinical placement||HURDLE REQUIREMENT||01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06|
|Detailed log of placement activities||10||06|
|Placement supervisor's report||50||01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06|