Creative Interventions with Traumatised Children

Description

Cathy A. Malchiodi
Publication date: 18 November 2014
Publisher: Guilford Press

Pages: 364

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children’s emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and drama therapy, as well as bibliotherapy, describe step-by-step strategies for working with children, families, and groups.

Rich with case material and artwork, the book is both practical and user-friendly. Specific types of stressful experiences include parental loss, child abuse, family violence, bullying, and mass trauma. Important developments in neurobiology, self-regulation, and resilience and post traumatic growth are highlighted in this substantial revision.