1st Edition

Integrating Arts Therapies into Education A Collective Volume

Edited By Dafna Regev, Sharon Snir Copyright 2021
    246 Pages 12 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    246 Pages 12 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

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    This book offers a variety of effective, concrete ways to better assimilate arts therapies in the educational system.

    Featuring leading art therapists and the models they have honed as a result of their arts experience in education, Integrating Arts Therapies into Education discusses systemic issues and challenges related to work in the education system such as confidentiality, multidisciplinary teamwork with educators and contact with parents. Divided into two parts, the first discusses systemic issues related to work in the education system, and the second presents a series of dedicated models that can be implemented in the education system. Each chapter consists of a theoretical background, a description of the working model, a clinical example or case study and a summary.

    Creative arts and expressive therapy practitioners will find this guide filled with the most effective ways to approach and deliver arts therapies in a school setting.

    Part I: Systemic Aspects of Work in the Education System

    1. The Collaborative Arts Therapist-Teacher Model: Theory and Practice

    Anat Ayalon

    2. Working with parents within the education system

    Irit Belity

    3. Maintaining Therapeutic Confidentiality in the School System

    Nava Frieman

    4. The Integration of the Arts Therapies in the Work of a Multidisciplinary Team in a Hospital School Setting

    Michal Ulitzur-Zemel, Yael Kalfus, Tal Mann and Haggai Yoel

    5. "We Have Created You Peoples and Tribes That You may Know One Another" (Surat Al Hujurat, Quran): Multicultural Aspects of Arts Therapies in the Educational System

    Yael Bruno and Zakiah Massarwa

    Part II: Specific Working Models in the Education System

    6. Parent-child Art Psychotherapy in the Education System

    Dafna Regev and Rona Tamir

    7. The "Open Studio" Model in Educational Frameworks

    Anat Heller

    8. A Dialectic Model for Art Therapy with Students Who Behave Aggressively

    Edna Nissimov-Nahum

    9. ECRAB (An Emotional, Cognitive, Rehabilitative and Behavioral Model): Group-class Arts Therapy in a Special Education School

    Mickey Ofer Yarom, Deborah Court and Adina Shamir

    10. Dialogue through the Exhibition of Artworks

    Anat Liban

    11. CoAT: A Community-based Therapeutic Approach in Educational Environments

    Efrat Roginsky, Tamar Sade-Dor, Osnat Dvir, Yael Halahmi and Sandra Goldman

    12. The Role of Art Therapy Substitutes in the Education System during Maternity Leave

    Sharon Snir and Racheli Raubach Kaspy


    Dafna Regev is an art therapist and researcher. She is a senior lecturer and member of the Emili Sagol Creative Arts Therapies Research Center at the University of Haifa, Israel.

    Sharon Snir is an art therapist and researcher. She is an associate professor and head of the art therapy masters program at Tel Hai College, Israel.