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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Last digit is print number:987654321 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Creative interventions with traumatized children / edited by Cathy A. Malchiodi ; foreword by Bruce D. Perry. p. ; cm.
In early generations, trauma was pervasive; in many cases it was more pervasive than in the relatively safe and stable world we try to create for our children today. Yet while we like to think we protect, nurture, educate, ...
children with true therapeutic experiences. The small percentage of traumatized children being served by our mental health system is a national disgrace. Those who enter the system receive fragmented, ineffective, often impersonal ...
The remarkable resonance of these practices with the neurobiology of trauma is not unexpected. ... The beauty of this book, Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, is that it draws on these ancient practices.
At that time, very little literature and research on traumatized children were available, in contrast to the current interest in the effects of trauma on individuals of all ages and the now widespread acceptance that children do indeed ...
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