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Beyond the Clouds, An Autoethnographic Research Exploring Good Practice in Crisis Settings

Summary
Beyond the Clouds explores the constituent elements of good practice in crisis work, providing theoretical foundations and practical tools in the context of a metaphorical journey through the clouds. By investigating and sharing his own worldwide experience in crisis contexts developed over more than 20 years, the author stimulates-through metaphors, anecdotes, and personal reflections-the reader's internal exploration. Beyond the Clouds focuses on the conceptualization of crisis intervention as a co-constructed process, presents the innovative concept of MAP (My Awareness Process), contextualizes the role of the therapeutic power of play and play therapy in crisis settings, and underlines the relevance of symbols, writing, and metaphors in processing experiences and expanding self-knowledge and awareness. Readers will:_x000D_ Explore the dimensions of good practice in crisis work, providing theoretical foundations and practical resources. Appreciate the expressive power of symbols, writing, and metaphors in processing experiences and expanding self-knowledge and awareness. Engage in conceptualizing crisis intervention as a process of co-construction specifying the role of professionals in the field. Start developing the reader's own MAP as a personal guide in crisis work by undertaking a path of introspection. Recognize and uphold the use of the therapeutic power of play and play therapy in crisis settings. Beyond the Clouds is key reading for students and experienced professionals in the field of humanitarian work and international cooperation who wish to grasp the potential of play and play therapy in crisis contexts, as well as students and professionals from the world of play therapy and creative therapies who are interested in crisis work. Learn more at www.crisisplaytherapy.com (English) or www.play-therapy.ch (Italian) "Beautifully
Table Of Contents
frontcover -- 9781615996728_txt -- backcover.pdf
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (132 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781615996742

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