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. Engage effectively with a variety of clients in individual and group art therapy.
- Assess and document client needs and develop an appropriate group art therapy program.
- Related graduate capabilities and elements:
- Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
02. Demonstrate the development of reflexive practice skills.
- Analyse and articulate client needs based on art therapy work.
03. Synthesise and document professional observations to communicate across disciplines. and contribute to case reviews as appropriate.
- Detailed client case notes and entry of notes into client files as appropriate.
04. Identify and articulate how cultural diversity affects therapeutic relationships and processes.
- Ability to analyse how cultural and religious issues of actual clients on placement impact on their experience of health.
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Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Off Campus
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Byrne
Placement - Off Site
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)."
|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 words.||40||03|
|250 hours of clinical placement plus placement supervisor's report (equivalent 2,500 words)||Students must pass this assessment to demonstrate professional competence.||50||01, 02, 03, 04|
|Detailed log of placement activities (equivalent 250 words)||10||01|