phe5psb professional prac and supervision b




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will extend your clinical practice skills as you discuss and critique your experience and learning over 250 hours of clinical placement (PHE5ACB)in a supervision group. You will develop your abilities as reflective practitioners based on your experience of your clients and through being member of clinical and therapy teams. You will present material from your work with individual clients and groups, in order to develop your understanding of art therapy practice, clinical reasoning, client experience, therapeutic engagement and the therapeutic relationship.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTess Crane

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


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to reflect on therapeutic relationship which demonstrates a respect for the client's perspective and experience of therapy.

small group exercises

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

case report and presentation

03. Articulate clinical reasoning.

case report and presentation

04. Enhanced reflective and critical thinking skills in analysing professional boundaries as observed and practised on placement.

case report and presentation

05. Ability to reflect on clinical work in the context of evidence based practice.

case report and presentation

06. Ability to reflect on strengths and limitations of own work with an individual client.

small group exercises

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Week 08-23, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 08 - 09
Two 7.0 hours block mode per study period from week 08 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"24, 25 February"

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
LTU Supervisor's Professional Practice Skills competency assessmentconsultation between supervisor and student3001, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 30-minute case study presentation (1,500-words equivalent) and case report (4,000-words)7001, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06