Using Literature to Help Troubled Teenagers Cope with Abuse Issues - The Greenwood Press Using Literature to Help Troubled Teenagers Series (Hardback)
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Using Literature to Help Troubled Teenagers Cope with Abuse Issues - The Greenwood Press Using Literature to Help Troubled Teenagers Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 280 Pages / Published: 30/08/2004
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This book deals with four types of abuse: neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. For each type of abuse, selected works of fiction, literary, and professional perspectives are juxtaposed along with applications for utilizing the stories in a hypothetical therapy setting. In addition, reports of mental health workers, organizations, agencies, statistics, cases studies, and important research findings regarding each type of abuse are summarized. Web links are provided as well as information on finding the professional print resources cited. Suggestions for additional fiction suitable for bibliotherapy are provided. This is an invaluable resource for teachers, parents, and any adults interested in helping teens battling with the damage of abuse.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313307157
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 553 g
Dimensions: 243 x 160 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Readers interested in helping young adults understand teen abuse will want to be sure Joan F. Kaywell's USING LITERATURE TO HELP TROUBLED TEENAGERS COPE WITH ABUSE ISSUES is part of the collection. Featured fiction includes such diverse young adult novels as Chris Crutcher's IRONMAN, John Marsden's SO MUCH TO TELL YOU and many others. Each novel receives a synopsis and a discussion of how it relates to a particular abuse issue, as well as a survey of how counselors and teachers may use the novel as a stepping stone for communication and understanding."-MBR Bookwatch
"Of interest to teachers, parents, counselors, and anyone who works with teens."-Reference & Research Book News
"[A] well written book....Anyone interested in realistic teen literature or bibliotherapy will love this thorough dissection of books about teen abuse. It is highly recommended for parents, counselors, school libraries. and public libraries."-VOYA
"This book deals with four types of abuse: neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. For each type of abuse, selected works of fiction, literary, and professional perspectives are juxtaposed along with applications for utilizing the stories in a hypothetical therapy setting. In addition, reports of mental health workers, organizations, agencies, statistics, case studies, and important research findings regarding each type of abuse are summarized."-Adolsecence
" A well written book....Anyone interested in realistic teen literature or bibliotherapy will love this thorough dissection of books about teen abuse. It is highly recommended for parents, counselors, school libraries. and public libraries."-VOYA
?Of interest to teachers, parents, counselors, and anyone who works with teens.?-Reference & Research Book News
?[A] well written book....Anyone interested in realistic teen literature or bibliotherapy will love this thorough dissection of books about teen abuse. It is highly recommended for parents, counselors, school libraries. and public libraries.?-VOYA
?This book deals with four types of abuse: neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. For each type of abuse, selected works of fiction, literary, and professional perspectives are juxtaposed along with applications for utilizing the stories in a hypothetical therapy setting. In addition, reports of mental health workers, organizations, agencies, statistics, case studies, and important research findings regarding each type of abuse are summarized.?-Adolsecence
?Readers interested in helping young adults understand teen abuse will want to be sure Joan F. Kaywell's USING LITERATURE TO HELP TROUBLED TEENAGERS COPE WITH ABUSE ISSUES is part of the collection. Featured fiction includes such diverse young adult novels as Chris Crutcher's IRONMAN, John Marsden's SO MUCH TO TELL YOU and many others. Each novel receives a synopsis and a discussion of how it relates to a particular abuse issue, as well as a survey of how counselors and teachers may use the novel as a stepping stone for communication and understanding.?-MBR Bookwatch

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