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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The author or editor of numerous books, including The Art Therapy Sourcebook, Understanding Children's Drawings, and the Handbook of Art Therapy, she has also published over 70 peer-reviewed papers on the use of art therapy and arts ...
Schmitt decided to talk to the children but also gave them paper and pencils to draw two pictures: what their dreams were for the future and what their strongest memories were. When Schmitt saw the children's drawings, she was shocked ...
The atrocities depicted in the drawings directly contradict the Sudanese government's version of the events over the last 4 years, corroborating what was known to be taking place. This story is a testament to the impact of creative ...
Trauma and recovery. New York: Basic Books. Waging Peace. (2007). Drawings of genocide. Retrieved September 18, 2007, from www.wagingpeace.info/?q=node/149. Acknowledgments It is with great respect that I take this Preface xvii.
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