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ERIC Number: EJ888737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1540-1383
Music and the Expressive Arts with Children Experiencing Trauma
Davis, Keith M.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v5 n2 p125-133 2010
The creative and expressive use of music can be a powerful therapeutic intervention with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. In this article, a model for increasing self-awareness and self-understanding including materials, facilitation, and processing of musical activities in group format is presented. Creative activities such as the "feelings ensemble" and "feelings symphony" are illustrated in a case application with children transitioning back to school following a tornado. Implications for the role of expressive arts activities in the aftermath of a natural disaster are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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