Along with other therapies such as music and drama, Art Therapy is recognised as a valuable therapeutic system. The special feature of art therapy is that when words fail it can provide one of the few possible avenues of communication and self-expression.
This resource presents you with a range of practical exercises, games, structures and techniques which can be used by teachers, therapists and other group-work leaders. They range from those suitable for enhancing self-perception and for particular groups such as those with memory or attention problems.
Lesson 1 Introduction plus Group Work, Art Therapy and Games
Lesson 2 Things That Can Go Wrong plus Examples
Lesson 3 Psychiatric In/Day Patients/Community Situations
Lesson 4 Classification of Themes, Games and Exercises
Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience. If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Resource Certificate.