Diana Coholic arts-based mindfulness-based group methods for the improvement of resilience and self-esteem in vulnerable children and youth

How to Effectively Use Arts-Based Activities in Youth Work

How to Effectively Use Arts-Based Activities in Youth Work

Check out my latest blog on using an arts-based method: http://exchange.youthrex.com/blog/how-effectively-use-arts-based-activities-youth-work  

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Using Arts Based Activities to Collect Data

Using Arts Based Activities to Collect Data

Check out my recent blog on why you should consider using arts-based methods when collecting data for program evaluation or research: http://exchange.youthrex.com/blog/using-arts-based-activities-collect-program-evaluation-data

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We are all Connected

We are all Connected

We do this activity early in the group program because its goals include learning about each other and developing group cohesion. The activity also promotes the idea that while we are all different and diverse, we share commonalities in our experiences, desires, challenges, and so…

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‘Thought Jar’

‘Thought Jar’

The goal of the Thought Jar activity is to introduce the concept of mindfulness (I first described this activity in my book Arts Activities for Children and Young People in Need). Using an empty glass jar half-filled with water, participants take various colored beads and…

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