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Art therapy in response to natural disasters, mass violence, and crises

Contributor(s): Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 1787754065
  • 9781787754065
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • RC489.A7 A78 2022
Contents:
Introduction Part I: Mental Health, Trauma, Ethics, and Self-Care in Art Therapy Disaster Response 1. Art as Therapy: Building Resilience in Long-Term Disaster Recovery 2. Humanity and Humility: Ethics, Pedagogy, and Art Therapy Contributions in the Response to Natural Disasters 3. Art Therapists Respond to COVID-19: Viewing Art Therapy in a New Virtual World, Self-Care in a Pandemic Part II: Art Therapy for Hope and Recovery from Loss of Home and Community 4. Arts for Haiti: Collaboration, Training, and Service-Learning Programming in Post-Earthquake Haiti 5. The Dichotomy of Nature: Natural Disasters in Chile: An Art Therapy Response 6. The Camp Fire of 2018: California Burning: Art Therapist Stories of Response After the Most Destructive and Deadly Fire in California History 7. Art Therapy First Aid: Growing Capacity with Art Therapists in Communities Affected by Australian Bushfires 8. Art Therapy After Hurricane Maria 9. Hurricane Michael and Stars of HOPE 10. Art Therapy Interventions with Syrian Refugee Youth and Families Part III: Art Therapy for Community Healing in Response to Mass Violence: Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks 11. Mending HeArts in the Holy City: Supporting Community Through Art After the Mother Emanuel Church Shooting 12. Art Therapy After the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting 13. Art From the Heart: Community Support After the Pulse Nightclub Shooting Part IV: Art Therapy Collaboration with Expressive Arts Therapy Approaches in Disaster Response 14. Not Just Another Arts Camp: Using the Creative Art Therapies After a School Shooting 15. Voces Arts and Healing: Working on the U.S.–Mexico Border with Asylum Seekers 16. Art Therapy as a Cradle in Crisis Situations: Healing from Typhoo
Summary: With contributions from a range of expert voices within the field, this book explores the use of art therapy as a response to traumatic events. Offering rare insight into ways in which art therapists have responded to recent crises, this is a unique resource for art therapists looking to coordinate interventions for large-scale disaster and resulting trauma. Chapters address a range of environmental and manmade disasters around the world, including hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, mass shootings and forced migration, highlighting the impact of an art therapy approach in dealing with widespread trauma. Covering both community and individual cases, it provides an in-depth view into the challenges of working in these settings, including the effects on the therapist themselves, and offers practical information on how to coordinate, fund and maintain responses in these environments. The first book to focus on disaster response in art therapy, this will be an invaluable contribution to the field in an increasingly vital area.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Creative Arts Therapies
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction
Part I: Mental Health, Trauma, Ethics, and Self-Care in Art Therapy Disaster Response
1. Art as Therapy: Building Resilience in Long-Term Disaster Recovery
2. Humanity and Humility: Ethics, Pedagogy, and Art Therapy Contributions in the Response to Natural Disasters
3. Art Therapists Respond to COVID-19: Viewing Art Therapy in a New Virtual World, Self-Care in a Pandemic
Part II: Art Therapy for Hope and Recovery from Loss of Home and Community
4. Arts for Haiti: Collaboration, Training, and Service-Learning Programming in Post-Earthquake Haiti
5. The Dichotomy of Nature: Natural Disasters in Chile: An Art Therapy Response
6. The Camp Fire of 2018: California Burning: Art Therapist Stories of Response After the Most Destructive and Deadly Fire in California History
7. Art Therapy First Aid: Growing Capacity with Art Therapists in Communities Affected by Australian Bushfires
8. Art Therapy After Hurricane Maria
9. Hurricane Michael and Stars of HOPE
10. Art Therapy Interventions with Syrian Refugee Youth and Families
Part III: Art Therapy for Community Healing in Response to Mass Violence: Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks
11. Mending HeArts in the Holy City: Supporting Community Through Art After the Mother Emanuel Church Shooting
12. Art Therapy After the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting
13. Art From the Heart: Community Support After the Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Part IV: Art Therapy Collaboration with Expressive Arts Therapy Approaches in Disaster Response
14. Not Just Another Arts Camp: Using the Creative Art Therapies After a School Shooting
15. Voces Arts and Healing: Working on the U.S.–Mexico Border with Asylum Seekers
16. Art Therapy as a Cradle in Crisis Situations: Healing from Typhoo

With contributions from a range of expert voices within the field, this book explores the use of art therapy as a response to traumatic events. Offering rare insight into ways in which art therapists have responded to recent crises, this is a unique resource for art therapists looking to coordinate interventions for large-scale disaster and resulting trauma. Chapters address a range of environmental and manmade disasters around the world, including hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, mass shootings and forced migration, highlighting the impact of an art therapy approach in dealing with widespread trauma. Covering both community and individual cases, it provides an in-depth view into the challenges of working in these settings, including the effects on the therapist themselves, and offers practical information on how to coordinate, fund and maintain responses in these environments. The first book to focus on disaster response in art therapy, this will be an invaluable contribution to the field in an increasingly vital area.

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