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Gladding, Samuel T. – 1992
In this book counseling approaches with a variety of populations are examined using these creative arts: music; dance/movement; imagery; visual arts; literature; drama; and play and humor. It is noted that all of these arts are process-oriented, emotionally sensitive, socially directed, and awareness-focused. Chapter 1 discusses the history,…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Creative Art
Setting the Stage for Literacy, 1994
This document describes a collaborative learning project that investigated how theater and improvisational drama can help adult learners to develop basic literacy and English language abilities. Three teachers, working with an average of 10 students each for 6 months, conducted classes to increase students' skills in improvisation, creative…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Ash, Linda D.; Gambach, James – 1982
The document presents findings of a search of research literature in the area of arts and the handicapped published between 1971 and 1981. The literature search addresses the various art forms of visual art, drama, music, and dance/movement as well as the major handicapping conditions: mental retardation, hearing impairments, speech handicaps,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Art, Dance, Disabilities
Rubin, Alec – Drama Review, 1976
Defines primal therapy as an approach to growth and change the goal of which is to rediscover the real self, the natural child. Relates this concept to primal theatre where an effort is made to express on stage what rarely occurs in life and what is usually hidden. Basic processes for primal theatre workshops are discussed. For availability see CS…
Descriptors: Creative Expression, Individual Development, Interaction Process Analysis, Milieu Therapy
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Okuto, Maxwel; Smith, Bobby – Research in Drama Education, 2017
In this article the authors draw on their own experience and research in applied theatre in Kenya in order to reflect on challenges currently facing practitioners working in the country. In order to outline the range of challenges faced by practitioners, issues related to the wider landscapes of government and politics in Kenya are explored,…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Foreign Countries, Drama, Reflection
Kelly, William E. – 1983
The importance of laughter and humor to enhance education, and special education in particular, is addressed. A sense of humor is an attitude, and humor together with enthusiasm helps students enjoy the learning process. Humor can make students become more alert, and can have very positive influences on affect. A funny remark, a pleasant…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Humor, Motivation Techniques, Special Education Teachers
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Hadley, Bree – Research in Drama Education, 2017
In this paper, I use an ecologies approach to present reflections on the history of disability and deaf theatre in Australia, in light of the distinctive local policy, industry, and production frameworks that have supported or failed to support its development in particular directions. After tracing and categorising developments in the field to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Theater Arts, Drama
Ryan, Paul Ryder – Drama Review, 1976
Focuses on innovative theater workshops implemented in the New Jersey, New York and Minnesota correctional systems. For availability see CS 703 689. (MH)
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Experimental Programs, Interaction, Theater Arts
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Bennett, Toni L. – Journal of Poetry Therapy, 1998
Highlights aspects of Freud's discussions on the "fort-da" game and the process of transference and countertransference in their connection to psychological aspects of dramatic activity. Concludes that from the pathological need to repeat can come therapeutic possibilities in the human tendency for people to restage and reobserve their…
Descriptors: Drama, Higher Education, Psychotherapy
Gross, Roger – Theatre News, 1982
In recent years, theatre faculty have come to understand that advanced degrees do not guarantee that a person is qualified for the subtle, complex, and dangerous job of teaching acting, and that actor training has more to do with the problems of human behavior than with the theatre. The fundamental problem with acting is the fear that controls…
Descriptors: Acting, Behavioral Sciences, Drama, Educational Trends
Gladding, Samuel T. – 1992
Art has played a part in the helping professions since ancient times. In recent times, there has been renewed interest in the use of the arts in counseling, especially art forms that are considered "expressive." Counselors can help their clients develop their potential through concrete and abstract verbal and nonverbal art forms. To do…
Descriptors: Art Expression, Art Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Creative Art
Aguilar, Ignacio; Wood, Virginia N. – 1974
An intense preoccupation with death is evident in the Mexican culture's pre-Columbian art, myths, and religion. This preoccupation is still present in the urban Mexican American. A death in a Mexican family causes a set of emotions and events quite different from those seen in an Anglo family. The Mexican reaction to death is such that if the full…
Descriptors: Catharsis, Cultural Background, Culture Conflict, Death
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Leffler, Elliot – Research in Drama Education, 2012
Julie Salverson, a Canadian scholar-practitioner, has long challenged the assumption that personal storytelling within Community-Based Theatre is necessarily therapeutic. Salverson critiques an "aesthetic of injury," arguing that theatre practitioners have foregrounded personal narratives in a way that reinscribes a "victim…
Descriptors: Injuries, Theater Arts, Therapy, Foreign Countries
Mann, John – 1970
Two major trends in psychodramatic research during the last 10 years are delineated: (1) evaluating its effectiveness as a form of therapy; and (2) varying the communications process via role playing to produce attitude change. Examples of both are given. The author concludes that findings to date may well dissatisfy the practicing psychodramatist…
Descriptors: Drama, Dramatic Play, Psychotherapy, Research
Long, Nicholas J.; Morse, William C. – 1996
This collection of over 60 readings on the education of students with emotional disturbances is organized into nine chapters. In each chapter, the articles are bound together by the humanistic ties of psychoeducation, which involves a concern for both the inner life and the external behavior. The book aims to make school time effective enough to…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Patterns, Crisis Intervention
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