Improving Memory Through Creativity: A Professional’s Guide to Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Training with Older Adults

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Accompanied by online material for use in sessions and workshops, social workers, this book is a vital resource for such professionals as art therapists, gerontologists, counsellors and more. Everything from how to introduce art materials and techniques, to enhancing cross-cultural interaction is outlined in detail.

Additionally, graphs, charts, and tables show how artistic creativity can parallel cognitive training to provide optimal benefits to a wide audience of older adults. This guidebook outlines culturally competent strategies, which are essential for effective clinical work in a world with an increasing number of older adults and incidences of Alzheimer's Disease.

Improving Memory Through Creativity: A Professional's Guide to Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Training with Older Adults #ad - . Creativity stimulates older adults both mentally and emotionally, regardless of their cultural background, which can have numerous cognitive and social benefits. Throughout the text, professionals are shown how to structure sessions and use artistic creativity to improve memory, mood and socialization.

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The Soul's Palette: Drawing on Art's Transformative Powers

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Shambhala #ad - Making art, may be as important to your physical and spiritual health as balanced nutrition, regular exercise, according to Cathy Malchiodi, or meditation. Expressing yourself creatively—through drawing, photography—allows you to tap into a source of inner wisdom that provides guidance, soothes emotional pain, sculpture, painting, and revitalizes your being.

The soul's palette reveals art's transformative powers. Used book in Good Condition. Exercises include working with materials for drawing, painting, and collage; simple drawing and journal projects; self-guided meditations and affirmations; ideas for cultivating intuition, sculpting, inspiration, and spontaneity; exploring personal symbols; and making art a spiritual practice.

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Therapy Techniques Using the Creative Arts

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Idyll Arbor #ad - The magic of the arts touches the spirit and promotes a level of communication that is different from everyday life. Used book in Good Condition. The creative arts are a powerful tool for therapists who want to provide effective therapy experiences for their clients. The second part of the book describes the creative arts, dance/movement, clowning, drama therapy, music, theater games and improvisations, movement exploration, giving you specific information about visual and tactile arts, meditation and creative visualization.

It is a journey of discovery and wonder. You will learn why the creative arts are an important element in therapy, what it means to be creative, what enhances creativity and what hinders it, how creative arts groups interact to promote discovery of self and others and how to run effective groups from the initial planning to closure for a group that is ending.

Therapy Techniques Using the Creative Arts #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Along with the d! escriptions, there are over 240 activity ideas for you to use. The person running these groups must play many roles: facilitator, teacher, artist and therapist.

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Infants, Children, and Adolescents 7th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Students are provided with an exceptionally clear and coherent understanding of child development, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all domains—physical, cognitive, emotional, and social—throughout the text narrative and in special features. Used book in Good Condition. Focusing on education and social policy as critical pieces of the dynamic system in which the child develops, Berk pays meticulous attention to the most recent scholarship in the field.

This is the standalone book if you want the book/access card order the isbn below:   0205058299 / 9780205058297 infants, and adolescents & mydevelopmentlab with pearson etext -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205669115 / 9780205669110 MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205718167 / 9780205718160 Infants, Children, Children, and Adolescents Used book in Good Condition.

Infants, Children, and Adolescents 7th Edition #ad - . Berk’s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the text’s “characters” who share their influential experiences and developmental milestones. Berk helps students connect their learning to their personal and professional areas of interest and their future pursuits as parents, social workers, counselors, educators, heath care providers, and researchers.

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Assessment in Art Education Art Education in Practice

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Davis Pubns #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Assessment in art education Art Education in Practice provides working art educators with accessible guides to significant issues in the field. Used book in Good Condition.

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Drawing Atelier - The Figure: How to Draw in a Classical Style

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North Light Books #ad - North light books. With a reverent grounding in the methods of the old masters and keen perspective developed over Jon DeMartin's 20+ years of making and teaching art, this comprehensive workshop focuses on the power of line and how it can be used to achieve a convincing sense of dimension and life. Beautifully illustrated with classical drawings as well as step-by-step progressions, how to use proportion and measurement wisely, these lessons explore the enlightening practice of copying, rendering the figure in motion, and much, short-pose exercises, drawing the head and its features, much more.

Used book in Good Condition. Throughout, artists will master techniques for achieving a compelling "living force" in their drawings, while building a base of understanding that will ultimately make the process more intuitive and enjoyable. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Arguably the most challenging of subjects for the artist, the human figure also offers opportunities for works of incredible beauty and complexity.

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Art Therapy with Older Adults

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. North light books. Relevant to community, assisted living, promote resilience, it includes detailed case studies and ideas for using art therapy to tackle stigma around stroke symptoms and dementia, encourage increased interactions between older adults in care homes, skilled nursing and dementia-care environments, and much more.

This book outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in the autonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or other diseases of later life. Advocating for a more collaborative approach to art-making, stimulate intellectual and emotional exploration, the author presents approaches and directives designed to facilitate community engagement, and promote a sense of individual and collective empowerment.

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Art Therapy and Creative Coping Techniques for Older Adults Arts Therapies

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Jessica Kingsley Pub #ad - The author provides short warm-up exercises designed to encourage participants to 'open up' become more at ease with sharing in front of others, and more comfortable with expressing themselves creatively. This intensely practical book is filled with step-by-step activities for art therapists and other professionals to use in work with older people either individually or in groups.

Used book in Good Condition. Appropriate for use with all relatively able older adults, anxiety or in the early stages of dementia, including those with depression, this will be an invaluable tool for art therapists as well as counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers and carers. She offers ideas for engaging and innovative creative projects across a range of media, movement, all of which can be adapted, including art, poetry and creative writing, music, personalised or combined to meet the particular needs of individual participants.

Art Therapy and Creative Coping Techniques for Older Adults Arts Therapies #ad - Art and the therapeutic uses of art provide older people with valuable ways in which to express and share their feelings, needs and fears, and with a resource for coping with life's major changes. Points to consider when working with this client group are explored, with participants' artwork, and case study examples, are included throughout.

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Expressive Therapies Continuum

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Routledge #ad - Expressive therapies continuum is distinctive in its application as a foundational theory in the field of art therapy. Used book in Good Condition. Hinz divides material into three parts. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. North light books. It provides rich clinical detail and many case examples that enliven the text and promote student engagement and learning.

The first describes the historical roots of the Expressive Therapies Continuum and pays homage to contributions from the fields of art and psychology. This book’s easy-to-use format and effectiveness in teaching history and application make it an essential reference for therapists and students. Jessica Kingsley Pub.

Expressive Therapies Continuum #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The information contained in this book demonstrates how the Expressive Therapies Continuum provides a framework for the organization of assessment information, the formulation of treatment goals, and the planning of art therapy interventions. First developed by vija lusebrink, this theory can be used by persons of any theoretical orientation, and has the ability to unite art therapists of varying backgrounds.

The seven component parts of the ETC are examined in the second part, and the last part of the book is dedicated to assessment and clinical applications.

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Healing Trauma with Guided Drawing: A Sensorimotor Art Therapy Approach to Bilateral Body Mapping

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Clients draw with both hands and eyes closed as they focus on their felt sense. Used book in Good Condition. Physical pain, tension, and emotions are expressed without words through bilateral scribbles. A body-focused, and mental health professionalswhile art therapy traditionally focuses on therapeutic image-making and the cognitive or symbolic interpretation of these creations, trauma-informed art therapy that will appeal to art therapists, artists, bodyworkers, somatic experiencing practitioners, Cornelia Elbrecht instructs readers how to facilitate the body-focused approach of guided drawing.

Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Clients then, discharge inner tension and emotions, find movements that soothe their pain, with an almost massage-like approach, and repair boundary breaches. Used book in Good Condition. Elbrecht provides readers with the context of body-focused, trauma-informed art therapy and walks them through the thinking behind and process of guided drawing--including 100 full-color images from client sessions that serve as helpful examples of the work.

Healing Trauma with Guided Drawing: A Sensorimotor Art Therapy Approach to Bilateral Body Mapping #ad - North light books. Sensorimotor art therapy is a unique and self-empowering application of somatic experiencing--it is both body-focused and trauma-informed in approach--and assists clients who have experienced complex traumatic events to actively respond to overwhelming experiences until they feel less helpless and overwhelmed and are then able to repair their memories of the past.

Archetypal shapes allow therapists to safely structure the experience in a nonverbal way. Jessica Kingsley Pub.

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Art-based Group Therapy: Theory and Practice

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Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. North light books. Used book in Good Condition. Jessica Kingsley Pub. In this second edition Moon provides essential principles regarding art-based therapy groups. The book is intended for art therapy students and practitioners, offering philosophic and practical information related to the use of art in a host of group therapy contexts.

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