ART THERAPY WITH ADULTS

PHE4ATA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will learn the stages of adult development, examine and critique the diagnosis of a range of mental health disorders according to the DSM 5, and develop skills in art therapy assessment appropriate to these populations. You will also develop an awareness of the complexities of working with clients from cross-cultural backgrounds and with diverse values. You will gain an understanding of the psycho-bio-social factors involved in wellbeing, mental health and ill health amongst adult populations. You will also demonstrate knowledge and increased art therapy skills in working with diverse populations of adults.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichelle Atlas

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Art therapy and clinical neuroscience

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorHass-Cohen, N., Carr, R.

Year2008

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PublisherLONDON: JESSICA KINGSLEY.

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The art therapist's primer: a clinical guide to writing assessments, diagnosis and treatment.

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorHorovitz, E.G. & Esken, S.

Year2009

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PublisherSPRINGFIELD, III: CHARLES C. THOMAS

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Art Psychotherapy

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorWadeson, H.

Year2010

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PublisherNY: JOHN WILEY & SONS.

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Art therapy, research and evidence based practice

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorGilroy, A

Year2006

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PublisherLONDON: SAGE.

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders 5

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorAmerican Psychiatric Association

Year2013

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PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Association

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Ageing well

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorVaillant, G.

Year2002

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PublisherScribe

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Articulate and apply a psycho-bio-social model of mental health across a range of adult populations.
02. Describe variances in definitions and perspectives of mental ill health in light of cross cultural elements.
03. Utilise and critique the use of art therapy across a range of adult populations based on academic and practical learning.
04. Identify key elements in assessment of adults and in particular using art therapy assessment tools.
05. Communicate clinical material effectively in both written and oral form both individually and as a member of a group.
06. Demonstrate an ability to work independently and in small groups to report on findings in an art therapy assignment.

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-ordinatorMichelle Atlas

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.
Plus the equivalent of one hour of out-of-class time learning activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Small group class presentation, 30 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One essay (2,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One Tabulated Review of Literature (1,000-words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5