GROUP ART THERAPY

PHE4ASB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore group art therapy through theoretical and experiential learning. The focus is on learning about experiential group art therapy, gaining an understanding of art making within a group context, an understanding of group development and the group dynamics process and issues of visual and verbal self disclosure. The impact of image making in groups on the individual student, the group process and the learning about group art therapy practice will be examined.

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 into 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

Group analytic art therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcNeilly, G.

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJESSICA KINGSLEY, LONDON

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Source locationN/A

Group interactive art therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWaller, D

Year1993

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherROUTLEDGE, LONDON

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. Effectively communicate a nuanced conceptualisation of the historic development of and contemporary practice of group art therapy through academic writing.
02. Critically analyse and appraise group art therapy literature and practice, including an advanced sense of best practice standards informed by the specific needs of diverse client populations.
03. Demonstrate a reflective and relational capacity to understand group dynamics, through the design and implementation of practical group facilitation experiences.
04. Demonstrate a professional capacity to engage in the experience of a training group and subsequently identify and explain relevant proficiencies in relation to self as a member of a learning group and self as a trainee art therapist.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One research essay on group art therapy (2,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2

One reflective report (2,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3

Plan and facilitate group exercises in class (500-words )Observed by teaching staff and there is an opportunity for peer reflection (facilitated by staff)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4