Creative writing: A practice-based account of designing and facilitating life-writing workshops for a group With severe mental illness
Neilsen, Philip M. & King, Robert (2016) Creative writing: A practice-based account of designing and facilitating life-writing workshops for a group With severe mental illness. In Neilsen, Philip M., King, Robert, & Baker, Felicity (Eds.) Creative Arts in Counselling and Mental Health. SAGE Publications Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 87-94.
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This chapter is based on the experience and findings of a pilot project developed to investigate the feasibility of providing a writing workshop for people participating in psychosocial rehabilitation programmes provided by a non-government agency in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was a qualitative study, making use of observational data, interviews with participants, and informal reports. We did not seek to test theoretical models concerning the link between creative writing and recovery through the pilot project, but rather to evaluate the immediate impact of a writing workshop conducted in the manner outlined in the preceding chapter by Philip Neilsen (chapter 7).
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||life-writing, creative writing, mental health, workshop, recovery|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Creative Practice
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2016 Philip Neilsen & Robert King|
|Deposited On:||14 Mar 2016 23:36|
|Last Modified:||17 Jan 2017 07:07|
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