Posts tagged physical abuse
Who's It? Scribble Tag with Children Who Have Witnessed Abuse

by Catherine Swanston

This study examines the usefulness of including the game of Scribble Tag in the initial assessment process with children who have witnessed and experienced abuse.

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The Tao of Art Therapy: Bodily Movement as a Bridge Between the Conscious and Unconscious

by Linda C. Mahoney

In this paper, the role of movement and the kinaesthetic sense as a form of perception, in combination with the concept of balance and rhythm (Cane, 1983), is explored through a qualitative analysis of the phenomena of vigorous gross motor movement of the arm in the spontaneous creation of images with art media.

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The Value of Art Therapy in Healing from Intergenerational Issues Caused by Aboriginal Residential Schools

by Audrey Ward

There is a legacy of abused and neglected children in First Nations communities resulting from what amounts to ongoing attempted cultural genocide by the Provincial and Federal Governments of Canada. My thesis is that the use of art is helpful in assisting clients to identify and work through issues, which are a direct result of 123 years of enforced, mandatory attendance at Indian residential schools.

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