Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
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This course will provide students with a theoretical understanding of a variety of creative therapeutic interventions in terms of their origin and how they are used with particular client groups. This course will introduce drama therapy, music therapy, art therapy, therapeutic writing and the use of imagery and visualisation. There will also be a degree of practical experience and skills development.
Who is this course for?
This course is open to all interested in Counselling
Learning and Teaching
Teaching will be delivered via formal lectures, group interactive discussion, power point and dvd examples, of how specific creative therapies have been developed and how they are used within counselling. There will be some practical group exercises.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Some of this has to be in a form that can be shown to external examiners so that we can be absolutely sure that standards are met across all courses and subjects.
The assessment for this course is through a Reflective Journal and classroom based exercises.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
From tutor throughout the course.
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on
(029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.