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Creative Studies for the Caring Professions

Creative Studies for the Caring Professions

A unique new Irish text providing an introduction to the theory underpinning the practice of using the creative arts as a tool or intervention in various social care and community scenarios.
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ISBN/EAN9780717147687
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Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: May 14 2010
Author: Lyons, Denise
Format: Paperback
Pages:289
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A unique new Irish text providing an introduction to the theory underpinning the practice of using the creative arts as a tool or intervention in various social care and community scenarios.
* Structure of the book provides students with a comprehensive overview of best practice in the field: - Part 1 introduces the theory behind using the creative arts - Part 2 describes the practical use of the creative arts - Part 3 details creative activities for use in practice * Highlights the use of various creative activities as a tool or intervention within a variety of social care, early childhood or community settings * Explores the benefits of engaging in creative activities, such as:- Relationship development - Meeting new people - Learning through play - Becoming more self-aware - Means of personal expression - Means of communication - Having fun * Facilitates skills-based learning, while also preparing the student for working as part of a multidisciplinary team * Details many testimonials and case studies from practitioners within the fields of social care and youth work, demonstrating the use and benefits of creative activities WRITTEN FOR: The creative studies module in Social Care, Early Childhood, and Community Development courses at HETAC and degree level.
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