Bachelor's degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Techniques (to qualify as a psychiatric rehabilitation expert)(Rovereto)

Foundations and methods of treatment in psychiatry - TECNICHE DI DERIVAZIONE ESPRESSIVA E ARTISTICA IN RIABILITAZIONE

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Name of lecturer
Valentina Fornari
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TERP ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 4, 2017 al Dec 7, 2017.

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Learning outcomes

The teaching model, student-centered, proposes a path of knowledge of training in music therapy specifically, and more generally in the expressive techniques and has as main objective to promote in those who want to put their own personal artistic and musical qualities at the service of a relationship of help, both the right technical skills that an appropriate awareness of their therapeutic role.
- Promote the development of skills in expressive and rehabilitative field through the use of artistic tool;
- Providing tools for the group management, the prevention of hardship, to promote health, improve the quality of life;
- A greater awareness of their own interpretative processes (knowledge that is fundamental in the recognition and management of different interpersonal dynamics that are activated in the therapeutic relationship and allowing a more appropriate artistic expression modulation, musical as part of this report).


The training course, experiential, theoretical and methodological proposes an integrated module to work alongside the skills of the students, tools and their knowledge of the expressive arts useful in the field of rehabilitation, prevention of hardship as well as the management of emotional conflicts and the development of well-being.
The Arts-Expressive Therapies-mainly directed to the plastic (painting arts, sculpture, ceramics, etc.), The music, the singing have found a particularly fruitful area in the treatment and rehabilitation of physical disability situations, psychic and disadvantage.
The course includes a specific reference to music therapy discipline in psychiatry and the 'theoretical orientation is humanistic-existential.
We will be addressed specifically in the following topics:
- Description of the different therapies arts (music therapy, dance-movement therapy, drama therapy, art therapy);
- Guidance lines in the world of art-therapy, especially in Italy: definition, theoretical basis, artistic means used, training and testing;
- Functions and structural characteristics of the creative process and the therapeutic process;
- Art-therapy and psychiatry;
- Role of the music therapist in psychiatry;
- Observation, listening, tuning, the agreement and empathy in music therapy, music therapy instruments;
- The music-therapy practice: the presentation of the methods used (improvisation, sound-musical dialogue, listening, individual sessions, group sessions, interactive music therapy and active-passive-receptive);
- The arts-therapies actual panorama;
- Models and methods in art-therapy.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Caterina R. Che cosa sono le Arti-terapie Carocci editore 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

writing test (multiple-answer questions) and oral exam


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