Children and Adolescents in Trauma: Creative Therapeutic Approaches (BOK)

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"Children and Adolescents in Trauma" presents a variety of creative approaches to working with young people in residential children's homes, secure or psychiatric units, and special schools. The contributors describe a wide range of approaches, including art therapy and literature, and how creative methods are applied in cases of abuse, trauma, violence, self-harm and identity development. They discuss the impact of abuse and mistreatment upon the mental health of 'looked after' children, drawing links between psychoanalytic theory and practice and the study of literature and the arts. This indispensable book provides useful insights and a fresh perspective for anyone working with traumatized children and adolescents, including social workers, psychotherapists, arts therapists, psychiatrists, counselors, psychologists and students in these fields. "Community, Culture and Change" encompasses a wide range of ideas and theoretical models related to communities and cultures as a whole, embracing key Therapeutic Community concepts such as collective responsibility, citizenship and empowerment, as well as multidisciplinary ways of working and the social origins of distress. The ways in which our social and therapeutic worlds are changing are illustrated by the innovative and creative work described in these books.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
ISBN 9781843104377
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 386 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Chris Nicholson, Kedar Nath Dwivedi, Michael Irwin, Peter Wilson Emner og form Child & developmental psychology, Clinical psychology, Social work, Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)