Learning to relate – Interweaving creative approaches to group work with adolescents
This article describes three creative arts exercises designed to promote belonging, connectedness, and wellness among adolescents with and without disabilities. The scenarios are multifaceted and based on utilization of creative visual and performing arts. Creative outlets may help groups be more effective and meaningful for participants, particularly creative adolescents, adolescents with various learning styles, and those with learning differences.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health
Skudrzyk, Bogusia; Zera, David A.; McMahon, George; Schmidt, Robert; Boyne, Joey; and Spannaus, Rudy L., "Learning to relate – Interweaving creative approaches to group work with adolescents" (2009). School of Education and Human Development Faculty Publications. 50.
Skudrzyk, Bogusia., Zera, David A., McMahon, George., Schmidt, Robert., Boyne, Joey., & Spannaus, Rudy L. (2009). Learning to relate – Interweaving creative approaches to group work with adolescents. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 4(3), pp. 249-261.