Creative Studies for the Caring Professions (Paperback)
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Creative Studies for the Caring Professions (Paperback)

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Paperback 289 Pages / Published: 14/05/2010
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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.

Publisher: Gill
ISBN: 9780717147687
Number of pages: 289
Weight: 551 g
Dimensions: 244 x 174 x 27 mm

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