Bibliotherapy and creative writing for talented disadvantaged youth

Author: Béres, Judit
Source document: ProInflow. 2015, vol. 7, iss. 2, pp. 4-11
Extent
4-11
  • ISSN
    1804-2406
Type
Article
Language
English
License: Not specified license
Abstract(s)
The paper presents a bibliotherapy programme offered for students from the special developmental class titled "János Arany Programme for Talented Disadvantaged Youth" of the Leőwey Secondary School in Pécs, Hungary. The bibliotherapeutic intervention is a group work based on therapeutic reading, discussion and creative writing, focusing on the development of participants' EQ, self-knowledge, problem solving and coping skills, creativity, aiming to improve positive self-image, adaptability, and the reduction of distress.
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