Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Clinical Studies (Art Therapy)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 101784.4

Discipline: COUNSELLING

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 20

Co ordinator
Sheridan Linnell


Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of art therapy theory and practice and counselling theory and practice.


Equivalent Units
101508 - Clinical Studies

Prerequisite
102353 Foundations of Psychotherapy and Counselling 1 AND 102527 Integrating Arts and Therapy AND 101303 Art Therapy: Histories, Theories, Groups AND 102354 Art Therapy: Approaches and Applications

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2022 1H  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit aims to develop clinical practice skills for students enrolled in the Master of Art Therapy. The unit will involve preparation for the field placements and group supervision of casework and issues arising from the placements. The unit involves 375 hours of clinical placement working under the guidance of a clinical supervisor.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.

Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements

To be eligible to enrol in this unit and complete any required health-related placements or experiences, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.

Western Course Requirements

Students undertaking a placement in any NSW Health facility have special requirements that must be met by providing appropriate evidence. Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Special Requirements

Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements

To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your course, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.

Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

Please ensure that you

1. Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one

2. Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history

3. Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements

4. Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.

International students have additional requirements: the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.

School Requirements

Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as

  • If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
  • If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
  • NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire course.
  • Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire course - approved course providers can be found at the Government Training website
  • Other non-health related requirements.

Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance


Courses
4595.10Master of Art TherapyCURRENT
4595.8Master of Art TherapyCONTINUING
4595.9Master of Art TherapyCONTINUING




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