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Drama Therapy for Children
This paper explores the benefits that dramatic, role-playing exercises offer for children.
# 97145 | 860 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper discusses how role-playing appears to be a natural part of development that is instrumental for learning and identity development. The paper further looks at how role-playing has been incorporated into various behavioral therapies as well as learning initiatives for children. In addition, the paper examines the contexts in which role-playing or drama therapies have been utilized with children and how effective these interventions have proven to be. The paper explores why a clinician would choose drama-based therapies instead of alternate interventions.

Sample of Sources Used:

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