ART THERAPY CLINICAL PLACEMENT C

PHE5ACC

2016

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

Learning resources

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. Extend and develop therapeutic relationship skills using interpersonal and art therapy forms of communication.

Activities:
Recognise and analyse transference and countertransference issues in the therapeutic relationship.

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

Activities:
Identify where structured and unstructured approaches are appropriate and document in treatment planning accordingly.

03. Articulate clinical reasoning within the context of other professional relationships.

Activities:
Initiate productive working relationships with colleagues from interdisciplinary team to communicate clinical work.

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.

05. Discern and articulate how cultural diversity affects the therapeutic process.

Activities:
Ability to analyse how cultural and religious issues of actual clients in placement impact on their experience of health.

06. Perform systematic case note writing including assessment, interventions and treatment planning and which communicate 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, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

Class requirements

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)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 case reports with evidence of advanced therapy skills40 01, 02
250 hours clinical placementHURDLE REQUIREMENT 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Detailed log of placement activities10 03
Placement supervisor's report50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

Class requirements

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)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 case reports with evidence of advanced therapy skills40 01, 02
250 hours clinical placementHURDLE REQUIREMENT 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Detailed log of placement activities10 03
Placement supervisor's report50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06