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Author Coholic, Diana
Title Arts Activities for Children and Young People in Need : Helping Children to Develop Mindfulness, Spiritual Awareness and Self-Esteem
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
©2010
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Note FRONT COVER -- Arts Activities for Children and Young Peoplein Need: Helping Children to Develop Mindfulness, Spiritual Awareness and Self-Esteem -- Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- Introduction -- 1. The Usefulness of Holistic Arts-Based Methods -- Overview of holistic arts-based programmes -- The current context of arts-based and holistic practice and knowledge -- Characteristics of children and young people in need -- Aiming to improve self-awareness and self-es -- Treating trauma -- Outcomes and feedback -- Conclusion -- 2. Spirituality and Spiritually Sensitive Helping -- Conceptualizations of spirituality within helping and health professions -- Spirituality and children -- Facilitating spiritually sensitive discussions -- Death, life and safety issues -- Conclusion -- 3. Mindfulness-Based P -- What is mindfulness? -- Mindfulness as a holistic philosophy and practice -- Mindfulness and children -- Facilitating mindfulness -- Conclusion -- 4. Building Imagination, Self-Awareness and Strengths -- Encouraging awareness of feelings and emotions -- Using imagination and focusing on strengths -- Developing self-awareness -- Working with dreams -- Conclusion -- 5. Working in Groups -- Benefits and challenges -- Group structure -- The number of sessions and size of the group -- Primer activities -- Developing group cohesion and functioning -- Additional benefits - Learning about values and needs -- Closing exercises -- Conclusion -- AFTERWORD -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX -- back cover
This book offers interventions and exercises drawn from practice and research, for practitioners to use as a basis for their own arts-based groups or one-to-one sessions. It is accessible and suitable for helping, health and education practitioners and students from a variety of disciplines, such as social work, psychology and counselling
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Coholic, Diana Arts Activities for Children and Young People in Need : Helping Children to Develop Mindfulness, Spiritual Awareness and Self-Esteem London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2010 9781849050012
Subject Arts -- Therapeutic use.;Self-consciousness (Awareness);Self-esteem in children
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