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What Does It Mean To Be Resilient? The Use of Drama and Child-Centered Play Therapy to Foster Resilience in Children

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What Does It Mean To Be Resilient? The Use of Drama and Child-Centered Play Therapy to Foster Resilience in Children

Pearson, Laura (2019) What Does It Mean To Be Resilient? The Use of Drama and Child-Centered Play Therapy to Foster Resilience in Children. [Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A pragmatic and systemic theoretical approach to qualitative research was used to examine the following the question: How can Drama Therapy and Child-Centered Play Therapy aid in building resilience in children? The research is pragmatic, because it explores tangible ways in which to build and strengthen resilience, and, systemic, in that it looks at the variables that influence a person’s capacity for resilience. The research explores common themes pertaining to resilience, why resilience is important to develop, and how Drama Therapy and Child-Centered Play Therapy can be used as therapeutic approaches to shape a person’s resilience. The findings of the research demonstrate the importance of considering and integrating the factors that shape and influence child development into therapeutic treatment.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)
Authors:Pearson, Laura
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Creative Arts Therapies (Drama Therapy Option)
Date:August 2019
Thesis Supervisor(s):Harnden, Bonnie
ID Code:986046
Deposited By: LAURA PEARSON
Deposited On:13 Feb 2020 20:00
Last Modified:13 Feb 2020 20:00

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