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ERIC Number: EJ1171225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1475-7257
Using Literature to Teach Crisis Intervention
Deering, Catherine Gray
Psychology Learning and Teaching, v17 n1 p73-83 Mar 2018
This article presents a unique approach for teaching crisis intervention in that it involves students reading novels and autobiographies to use as case studies in order to apply the theories and concepts. A rationale for the use of literature as a projective device to help students experience personal growth and to target the affective domain of learning is presented. Guidelines for how to structure the assignment are outlined, including a written paper and a group presentation. Examples of relevant novels and autobiographies are listed along with practical tips for maximizing the usefulness of this learning activity. The article concludes with a summary of students' reactions to the project.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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