Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children
Cathy A. Malchiodi
Guilford Press, Jan 8, 2008 - Psychology - 332 pages
Rich with case material and artwork samples, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Contributors include experienced practitioners of play, art, music, movement and drama therapies, bibliotherapy, and integrative therapies, who describe step-by-step strategies for working with individual children, families, and groups. The case-based format makes the book especially practical and user-friendly. Specific types of stressful experiences addressed include parental loss, child abuse, accidents, family violence, bullying, and mass trauma. Broader approaches to promoting resilience and preventing posttraumatic problems in children at risk are also presented.
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She has more than 25 years of clinical experience in working with people of all ages and has worked as an art therapist with survivors of traumatic experiences, including domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, disaster, ...
... in domestic violence, the death of a loved one, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or natural disasters. Today, fully one-third of adults have experienced multiple forms of significant adverse childhood events—often traumatic in nature.
For others, it can mean exposure to bullying, domestic violence, physical or sexual abuse, a catastrophic natural disaster, or terrorism and war. Unfortunately, some children may encounter multiple events and repetitive stressful ...
For those children who are withdrawn or fear disclosure of abuse or violence, the sensory nature of creative activities allows expression of the unspeakable and circumvents “talk” that may be difficult or temporarily impossible.
... domestic violence, abuse, and loss, for so many years. My response to this question is simple: Witnessing how children use their creative potential to express, explore, and transform their traumatic experiences is deeply rewarding.
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Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, First Edition
Cathy A. Malchiodi
No preview available - 2008