ART THERAPY COUNSELLING SKILLS

PHE4ASA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be provided with the opportunity for theoretical and experiential learning about the skills of effective art therapy counselling and psychotherapy. Emphasis is given to the humanistic person-centred approach, but other approaches introduced include psychodynamic, existential, gestalt, cognitive, narrative and solution-focused approaches. This subject involves the exploration of personal material with the goal of becoming more creative and congruent, both personally and professionally, through the process of reflection on personal issues whilst maintaining appropriate boundaries to the context.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMART - Master of Art Therapy or HCART - Graduate Certificate in Art Therapy

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Focusing oriented art therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRappaport, L.

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJESSICA KINGSLEY: LONDON

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Source locationN/A

The use of art in counselling: child and adult survivors of sexual abuse

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHargood, M

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJESSICA KINGSLEY, LONDON

ISBNN/A

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The creative connection

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRogers, N

Year1993

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSCIENCE & BEHAVIOURAL BOOKS, PALO ALTO

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

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What do you see? Phenomenology of Therapeutic Art Expression

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBetenski, M.

Year1995

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJESSICA KINGSLEY: LONDON

ISBNN/A

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URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

The handbook of art therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMalchiodi, C

Year2003

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherGUILFORD, NEW YORK

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Differentiate empathic observational, perceptual and listening skills in art therapy
02. Distinguish the different therapeutic processes and dynamics present in art therapy
03. Effectively communicate theoretical learning in writing
04. Demonstrate professional and relational competencies within a cohort learning environment

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
one art project presentation and one 2,000-word reportN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO4
2500 word theoretical paperN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4