Healing the inner city child: creative arts therapies with at-risk youth

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Healing the Inner City Child presents a diverse collection of creative arts therapies approaches to meeting the specific mental health needs of inner city children, who are disproportionately likely to experience violence, crime and family pressures and are at risk of depression and behavioural disorders as a result.The contributors draw on their professional experience in school and community settings to describe a wide variety of suitable therapeutic interventions, including music, play and art therapy as well as psychodrama and dance/movement approaches, that enable children to deal with experiences of trauma, loss, abuse, and other risk factors that may affect their ability to reach their full academic and personal potentials. The contributors examine current research and psychoeducational trends and build a compelling case for the use of creative arts therapies with inner city populations.A must-read for creative arts therapists, psychologists, social workers and educators, this book offers a comprehensive overview of arts-based interventions for anyone working to improve the lives of children growing up in inner city areas.
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table_of_contents Emotional repair through action methods: the use of psychodrama, sociometry, psychodramatic journaling and experiential group therapy with adolescents / Tian Dayton -- "Make me wanna holler": dramatic encounters with boys from the inner city / Craig Haen -- "Sit down and be quiet!": dance and movement therapy in an inner city elementary school after-care program / Susan Kierr -- Operatic play: a drama and music therapy collaboration / Maria Hodermarska and Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff -- Safe expressions: a community-based creative arts therapy program for at-risk youth / Flossie Ierardi, Mark Bottos and Mary K. O'Brien -- Rediscover, reclaim and rejoice: the Sesame approach of drama and movement therapy with exploited girls in India / Sonali Senroy and Priyadarshini Senroy -- A safe distance: an intermodal approach to creating a country retreat for city girls who have been abused / Julie Lacy, Reina Michaelson and Carla van Laar., The inner city -- At-risk children -- Challenges faced by at-risk children in the inner city -- Outcomes for at-risk children in the inner city -- Moderating factors -- Therapy with inner city at-risk children -- "Hear me sing": structured group songwriting with inner city at-risk children / Vanessa A. Camilleri -- Lifesongs: music therapy with adolescents in foster care / Diane Austin -- "Can you play with me?" dealing with trauma, grief and loss through analytical music therapy and play therapy / Juliane Kowski -- Honoring Timothy's spirit: mural making to express, process, and overcome grief and loss / Dan Summer -- The architecture of self-expression: creating community through art with children on Chicago's South side / Dorothy C. McGuire -- Soho--Space of Her Own: an art-based mentoring program for girls / Linda K. Odell -- Collaboration and creativity: art therapy groups in a school suspension program / Ashley R. Dorr -- Prevention interventions: art and drama therapy in three settings / Laura Soble and Janet K. Long --
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title Healing the inner city child creative arts therapies with at-risk youth
title_display Healing the inner city child creative arts therapies with at-risk youth
title_full Healing the inner city child [electronic resource] : creative arts therapies with at-risk youth / edited by Vanessa A. Camilleri
title_short Healing the inner city child
title_sort healing the inner city child creative arts therapies with at-risk youth
title_sub creative arts therapies with at-risk youth