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Dawn D´amico - 101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects - 9781785927317 - V9781785927317
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101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects

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Description for 101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects Paperback. Offering 101 creative, mindfulness-based activities, this book is a highly useful resource for engaging therapeutically with children aged 5-17 who have experienced severe trauma. With minimal preparation and only everyday objects required, the activities can be used in a number of settings. Case studies throughout show the many positive outcomes. Num Pages: 224 pages, no. BIC Classification: JMC; MQTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 228 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296.
Many children who have experienced serious trauma are withdrawn and closed off, making it difficult to engage with them in therapy effectively. This book offers a compendium of therapeutic activities that will help children who have endured painful abuse to open up, so that they can learn to express their feelings and therapy can be directed towards their individual needs. From useful techniques for bridging memory gaps to using masks for self-expression, the innovative activities use mindfulness, art and play to help children feel relaxed and responsive. The activities require very little preparation, and use only everyday ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781785927317
SKU
V9781785927317
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Dawn D´amico
Dawn D'Amico is a psychotherapist who has 22 years of experience working with children affected by various types of trauma in different settings including in private practice, hospitals, and children's homes and refugee camps. She has worked internationally in Asia and Africa as well as served as a graduate faculty member at the University of WI. She lives in ... Read more

Reviews for 101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects
I support this book and activities as a way to help vulnerable children cope with trauma and regain lost hope.
Estomih Mduma, Haydom Global Health Research Centre at Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Manyara, Tanzania Therapists and other healing professionals will find this book to be an invaluable resource for engaging children and adolescents in a hands-on and creative way to ... Read more

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