ERIC Number: EJ857788
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
Learning to Relate: Interweaving Creative Approaches in Group Counseling with Adolescents
Skudrzyk, Bogusia; Zera, David Aloyzy; McMahon, George; Schmidt, Robert; Boyne, Joey; Spannaus, Rudy L.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v4 n3 p249-261 2009
This article describes three creative arts exercises designed to promote belonging, connectedness, and wellness among adolescents with and without disabilities. The scenarios are multifaceted and based on utilization of creative visual and performing arts. Creative outlets may help groups be more effective and meaningful for participants, particularly creative adolescents, adolescents with various learning styles, and those with learning differences.
Descriptors: Gifted, Adolescents, Group Counseling, Creativity, Counseling Techniques, Well Being, Visual Arts, Cognitive Style, Poetry, Music, Active Learning, Theater Arts
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