ERIC Number: EJ844380
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Seeing Is Remembering: The Impact of Using Creative Props with Children in Schools and Community Agencies
Schimmel, Christine J.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v2 n2 p59-74 2006-2007
Working with children and adolescents in any therapeutic setting can be a challenge. Counselors who take on the task of working with this population must have a multitude of skills and tools at their disposal. This article outlines the importance of making counseling experiential for young clients by discussing several creative counseling interventions. This article focuses on the use of props with children and adolescents. Sample dialogue is offered to demonstrate creative interventions that enhance counseling with children and make the work memorable.
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Therapeutic Environment, Intervention, Counseling Techniques, Creativity, Counselors, School Counselors, Public Agencies, Visual Aids
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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