Course: Imaginative methods in psychotherapy, social work and education

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Course title Imaginative methods in psychotherapy, social work and education
Course code KCHP/IMP
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Diallo Karolina, Mgr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
I. Definition of imagination , and the definition of imaginative activity in psychotherapy. The history of the use of imagination for development of personality. II. Symbol and methaphor III. Definition of imagination, and the definition of imaginative activity in psychotherapy. The history of the use of imagination for the development of personality IV. Symbol and metaphor V. Types of imagination - the active work with them ( task, family, self-imagination, jung-free imagination, relaxing)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Projection
Learning outcomes
The objective of the workshop is self-reflexion, then the development of imaginative skills of students, understannd the theory and methods of imagination for self-reflection, selfunderstanding and particulary for development of social skills and prevention of psychological dificulties. The students learn an experience in the social field with the possibilities of imagination in psychoterapy. An integral part of understanding the possibilities and limits of these methods for use in different types of problems and difficulties of their clients. In addition to the description of a practical demonstration of the various topics included in the broader framework of psychoterapy are useful discussions of the interpretations of their own imagination in the group. The focus of the seminar in addition to personal self-enrichment in also in the production of ideas. Theory is based on psychological theories of creativity and narrative psychology...
Students learn the use of production ideas - Understand current psychological events - Specify the problems in the imagination and asses their severity - To formulate and explein the terms used to describe or imaginative preparation activities fo a well assessment (evalution) and their profesional award - Use the imaginative ability to harmonize and personal development in the social work, pedagogical and educational
Prerequisites
General psychology, psychology of communication is possible to connect with an Artetherapy seminar.

Assessment methods and criteria
Interview, Self-reflection

- seminary work based on own imaginations given through the course - active participation during the lessons - presentation
Recommended literature
  • Goodman, N. Způsoby světa-tvorby. Bratislava: Archa, 1996.
  • Kastová, V. Imaginace jako prostor setkání s nevědomím. Praha, Portál, 1999.
  • Leuner, N. Katatymní prožívání obrazy ( studijní texty k psychoterapii), základní stupeň, úvod do psychoterapie technikou denního snu. Brno: Masyrykova univerzita, 1999.
  • Pechar, J. Prostor imaginace. Psychoanalytické nakladatelství, Praha Praha, 1992.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Ethics in Social Work (2013) Category: Social sciences - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter