Diversional Therapy - Arts and Crafts

Regular Price $645.00

This course supports students to develop essential skills in improving the satisfaction, quality of life, and well-being of elderly clients through the provision of recreational arts and crafts activities. The course begins with a comprehensive overview of diversional therapy (also...
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SKU: GDTARTS

This course supports students to develop essential skills in improving the satisfaction, quality of life, and well-being of elderly clients through the provision of recreational arts and crafts activities. The course begins with a comprehensive overview of diversional therapy (also therapeutic recreation), its principal philosophy, methods, and health benefits, and guides students through the process of planning and implementing an effective diversional therapy program. The remainder of the course offers a comprehensive, instructional exploration of a set of over twenty diverse arts and crafts projects which may be implemented (with appropriate adaptations) by a diversional therapist to benefit clients in an aged care setting. The projects discussed include: paper, fabric, needle and yarn crafts; simple drawing and painting; modelling, weaving and beading; traditional home crafts and edible crafts.

Course Content
  • - Concepts and Skills in Diversional Therapy
  • - Paper Crafts
  • - Fabric Crafts
  • - Needle and Yarn Crafts
  • - Drawing and Painting Skills
  • - Modelling, Weaving, and Beading
  • - Crafts for the Home
  • - Edible Arts and Crafts
  • - Communicating Effectively with Clients
  • - Developing Therapeutic Relationships with Clients
Course Code: GDTARTS
Course Duration: Up to 12 months
Number of Lessons: 10
Qualification: Graduates will receive the Health and Harmony Diploma and are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "HH Dip (Ar.Cr.)"
Assessment: Written Correspondence
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A payment plan option is available for this course. If you wish to pay for this course in installments, please select the Payment Plan - Deposit option. Once you have paid for the deposit, you will receive a link to download the first lesson/s of your course, and the college will contact you as soon as possible to finalise your enrolment. The payment plan for the Diversional Therapy - Arts and Crafts Diploma course consists of a deposit payment of $145.00, plus 8 monthly payments of $68.75.

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Course

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healthandharmony

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Pay Upfront, Free Information Pack, Payment Plan

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GDTARTS