ART THERAPY CLINICAL PLACEMENT A

PHE4ACA

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will complete 200 hours of clinical placement based at a mental health or other health care setting in the community under the supervision of an onsite clinical practitioner. This placement is the first of three over the course of Master of Art Therapy and designed to meet the registration requirements of the Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA). Students will undertake a period of orientation, develop an entry level art therapy case load and experience clinical supervision. They will have an entry level experience of being a member of a clinical team and will be expected to enter case notes, and as appropriate to educate placement colleagues about art therapy via, for example, a presentation.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne

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. Develop therapeutic relationships with potential clients by employing a variety of art therapy and interpersonal skills.

Activities:
Plan of art-based activities appropriate for placement setting as 'taster' experiences.

02. Collaborate with fellow clinicians to develop a caseload of art therapy clients.

Activities:
Ability to document the system of referral.

04. Actively participate as an art entry level art therapy trainee within a clinical team.

Activities:
Attendance at clinical meetings and documentation of occasions, or cases where an art therapy could be included in a client's treatment regime.

05. Synthesise and document clinical observations.

Activities:
Systematically written case notes from client work, identifying assessment, treatment and outcomes.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

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 face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
200 hours clinical placement plus placement supervisor's report (equivalent 2, 500 words)Students must pass this assessment to demonstrate professional competence.50 01, 02, 04, 05
Case note reports x 2 (400 words each)**This is a distillation of professional observations that is concise and informative, the equivalent of 2,000 words.40 05
Detailed log of placement activities10 04

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

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 face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
200 hours clinical placement plus placement supervisor's report (equivalent 2, 500 words)Students must pass this assessment to demonstrate professional competence.50 01, 02, 04, 05
Case note reports x 2 (400 words each)**This is a distillation of professional observations that is concise and informative, the equivalent of 2,000 words.40 05
Detailed log of placement activities10 04