Introduction to Visual Art Therapy and Social Action-Short Course July 2017

The Department of Visual Art, University of Johannesburg, in association with Lefika La Phodiso Johannesburg, offers a continuous education programme entitled: Introduction to Visual Art Therapy and Social Action.

The Department of Visual Art, University of Johannesburg, in association with Lefika La Phodiso Johannesburg, offers a continuous education programme entitled: Introduction to Visual Art Therapy and Social Action.

Lefika la Phodiso is a registered Art Therapy Centre, which, over the past 21 years, has offered community art counselling training for community workers. Lefika la Phodiso uses psychoanalytically informed training methods which focus on creative group work and psychodynamic thinking as these principles relate to community and counselling work. The continuous education programme (CEP) on Visual Art Therapy and Social Action uses the Lefika trainingmodel, which includes input from VisualArt lecturers and a range of registered Art Therapists working in various social contexts in Johannesburg.

For Who:

This is an enrichment course for qualified and post-graduate students, artists, educators, psychologists, social and health workers who wish to extend their learning in the disciplines of visual art and art therapy.

What it covers:

Participants will gain an understanding of how meaning is created through art-making that can then be applied in a community or educational context. Participants will learn about ethics, research and practice methods for engaging with communities, children and adults at risk.

When:

The course will run from 10-28 July 2017

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For more information about the course, download the course guide here

Should you need any assistance kindly contact Ms M Khan on 0115591698 or mkhan@uj.ac.za

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