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Keywords

Bibliotherapy for children; Bibliotherapy for teenagers;

Abstract

Bibliotherapy is defined as "the use of literature and poetry in the treatment of people with emotional problems or mental illness" (Pardeck, 1994, p.421). The purpose of this paper is to explore bibliotherapy and to identify the advantages of using it with children and adolescents. Readers will gain an understanding of the stages of bibliotherapy, the goals of bibliotherapy, how to implement bibliotherapy into a counseling program, and the benefits and limitations of bibliotherapy. In addition, suggestions for working with specific client populations are given.

Year of Submission

1999

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Ann Vernon

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Date Original

1999

Object Description

1 PDF file (17 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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