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Key Info

  • Course CodeARTS9016
  • Field of StudyArt Therapy
  • Type of CourseShort
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Purpose Award
  • Type of Study Full time
  • Application Closing Date
  • LocationCCAD, 46 Grand Parade


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This course is offered by the CIT CCAD Department of Arts in Health and Education, and is located at 46 Grand Parade Cork.

Cork Art Therapy Summer School

Now in its 30th year, the Cork Art Therapy Summer School welcomes participants from all over the world, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn about and experience the Art Therapy process.
Choose one workshop from a fascinating choice of four. Over five days, let the adventure unfurl, and through your own creativity come to a deeper appreciation of both Art Therapy and yourself. A series of lectures help contextualise the history, conceptual framework and current practice of Art Therapy. This may be your first step on the road to a career in Art Therapy.  It may be an opportunity to re-engage with your creative identity.


If you are a trainee or qualified therapist,it will be an investment in both your personal and professional development. Every year this course proves to be an invaluable personal encounter, whatever one's motivation for attending.


Art Therapy Summer School Theoretical & Experiential Process studies the principle theories of Art Therapy and the development of Art Therapy within an Irish and UK context. The module will present a range of clinical interventions illustrating the role of Art Therapy within the workplace and the underpinning theories behind these interventions. The learner will also be provided with an opportunity to experience and explore the art therapy process within a peer group setting through a range of approaches; directive and non-directive, individual and group. Students will also engage and reflect on their own creative development and process during the module.


Cancelled >> Venue & Date
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford St., Cork.
Saturday 27th June to Wednesday 1st July 2020.


Early Registration - €450 limited availability - up to 15th May 2020 or first 20 places booked
Concession - €399 student/unwaged/CIT staff for the first 10 places booked
Full Price - €499


Please direct any queries to: marianne.adams@cit.ie




It is highly recommended that you have a Level 8 award, or prior experience in community education, health or social sector work before commencing this module.

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 


  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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