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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMART - Master of Art Therapy


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

Career Ready


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. Ability to reflect on therapeutic relationship which demonstrates a respect for the client's perspective and experience of therapy.
02. Critique theoretical approaches to art therapy and their application in work with complex clients.
03. Articulate clinical reasoning.
04. Enhanced reflective and critical thinking skills in analysing professional boundaries as observed and practised on placement.
05. Ability to reflect on clinical work in the context of evidence based practice.
06. Ability to reflect on strengths and limitations of own work with an individual client.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTess Crane

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 7 - 8
Two 7.00 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

LTU Supervisor's Professional Practice Skills competency assessment consultation between supervisor and student

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 30-minute case study presentation (1,500-words equivalent) and case report (4,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6