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Jacki Pritchard - Can You Read Me?: Creative Writing With Child and Adult Victims of Abuse - 9781843101925 - V9781843101925
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Can You Read Me?: Creative Writing With Child and Adult Victims of Abuse

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Description for Can You Read Me?: Creative Writing With Child and Adult Victims of Abuse Paperback. This book presents poems, stories and journal work spontaneously written by people, young and old, who have suffered serious abuse. The editors' explanations and commentaries suggest how health and social care workers can facilitate creative writing as a potential contribution to emotional healing in work with both individuals and small groups. Editor(s): Pritchard, Jacki; Sainsbury, Eric. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFE; JKSN; MQTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 382.
This book presents poems, stories and journal work spontaneously written by people, young and old, who have suffered serious abuse. The editors' explanations and commentaries suggest how health and social care workers can facilitate creative writing as a potential contribution to emotional healing in work with both individuals and small groups. In addition to individual contributors, the book records the activities of groups developed by Barnardos for children and young people and by Beyond Existing for adults. Although not written as a training manual per se, the book offers photocopiable exercises and an appendix of writings for ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843101925
SKU
V9781843101925
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About Jacki Pritchard
Jacki Pritchard is a qualified social worker who has worked as a practitioner and manager in both fieldwork and hospital settings. She is currently working as an independent trainer, consultant and researcher focusing on abuse, risk and violence. Eric Sainsbury worked as a probation officer, social worker and social work teacher. He was associated with the course recognition and review ... Read more

Reviews for Can You Read Me?: Creative Writing With Child and Adult Victims of Abuse
Occupational therapists will already be familiar with the principles of group work but the book demonstrates who the use of poetry can be used to order the chaos of the thoughts of the writers and describes the practical use of journals for workers in helping victims through the healing process. The book is also littered with useful snippets of advice. ... Read more

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