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The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving
The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving

ISBN 9780415785006
Published January 17, 2019 by Routledge
313 Pages

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Book Description

"Meeting the Needs of Our Clients Creatively: The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving" is an important new work which integrates traditional understandings of care of the dying and bereaved with the use of arts and other forms of cultural creativity in therapy and funeralization. Twenty-one authors give us cutting-edge insights into the practical aspects of caring for the dying and bereaved as well as new understandings of creativity.

Table of Contents


Part I: Creative Caregiving: Theoretical Considerations
 The Knowledge of Death is a Stimulus to Creativity John D. Morgan

Expressing Death and Loss Through Music Sam Silverman

The Advantages of Culture-Centered Counseling Over Client-Centered Counseling  Pittu Laungani

Diversity within Diversity: Strategies for Developing Insight among Professionals Victor Baez and Kevin Ann Oltjenbruns

Culture: Caring and Curing in the Changing Health Scene Eleanor G. Pask

The Sociology of the Body Glennys Howarth

Part II: Creative Caregiving: Practical Applications
 Pastoral Caregiving: Caring As Presence Rev. Fr. Richard B. Gilbert

Facing Life and Death: A Buddhist's Understanding of Palliative Care and Bereavement Leslie Kawamura

From Mourning to Morning Rev. Sally S. Bailey

The Use of Music as Therapy with the Dying and Bereaved Lora Koenig Heller and Paul Alexander

Smashing Pumpkins and Blind Melons: Using Popular Music to Help Grieving Adolescents Mindy Gough

The Use of Humor, Art, and Music with the Dying and Bereaved Gerry Cox

The Arts and Story: A Source of Comfort and Insight for Children  Who are Learning about Death Sandra L. Bertman

Children, Death, and Fairy Tales Elizabeth P. Lamers

Children's Exposure to Sudden Traumatic Death: Bereavement, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the Case for Early Intervention David W. Adams

Why Have a Funeral?: Hindu Funerals in England: Past, Present, and Future Pittu Laungani

Creating Rituals for the Non-Religious Rev. Lloyd D. Smith

Hospice Care of Formerly Abused Individuals Patricia Zalaznik

The Dream Catcher and the Universality of Grief Thomas O'Neill

Hope and the Caregiver: A Journey Toward Self-Awareness Darcie D. Sims



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