Modules for Level 7 Course
Module 1: Reflection and Grounding
Theory: understands basic concepts of different psychological approaches with understanding for the moving nature of transformative processes.
Practice: ability to respond with awareness for the Person-Centered 6 Core Conditions, through accurate reflections, paraphrasing and summaries with a careful, sensitive and thoughtful attitude, ability to notice their own anxiety. Ability to notice the emotional and somatic impact that a variety of artistic processes have on self.
General: Can understand the potential for supervision and has awareness of professional and ethical issues. Can contribute to learning process and is self-reflexive.
Module 2: Deepening and Mobility
Theory: Has a provisional theoretical model from which they can compare and understand how theory links to practice. Describes and notes themes and theory issues.
Practice: Ability to demonstrate integration of the above and more genuine and insightful way of responding to clients. Ability to invite and contain another person in an artistic activity with deeper level of emotional involvement. Greater awareness of self.
General: Can monitor own capacity to carry a small case load (average of 2 clients a week). Can keep records and journals, can write process notes of sessions. Can make case presentations for group supervision, can reflect on supervisory experiences and use them in sessions.
Module 3 Vision & Challenge
Theory: can build up a provisional body of theory as effective working model, can reflect critically on own perspectives and practice with appropriate use of literature and resources.
Practice: can contain affect and respond in a creative way which requires greater reflexive capacity. Ability to move freely and support the client through a transformative process through the visual arts which may be challenging for both client and therapist..
Has a researcher attitude of openness and is not defensive to peer or client reflections on self and process.
General: Can write records, reports and journals with critical and reflexive ability appropriately communicating clinical questions and idea.
Module 4 Graduating Module: (Congruence & Facilitation)
Theory: Has built a body of theory as effective working model, reflects critically on own perspectives and practice with broad and relevant use of literature and resources.
Can describe clinical work at different levels, and see and hold a range of meanings.
Practice: Can raise insightful diagnostic and process questions. Can name process issues and dynamics in interpersonal and transpersonal terms. Can judge where supervision is most needed and has an initial internal supervisor integrated. Can invite and contain artistic processes which challenge and intensify psychological processes with security. Models an imaginal, phenomenological and non-judgemental attitude to the expressions of self. Is congruent and responsible for the context of the work.
General: Can work with a mixed case load. Can write records, reports and journals with critical and reflexive ability appropriately communicating clinical questions and idea.