Time to Listen to Children: Personal and Professional Communication by Birgit Carolin

Time to Listen to Children: Personal and Professional Communication

EditorBirgit Carolin, Pat Milner

Paperback | March 16, 1999

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Time to Listen to Childrenis a practical guide to effective communication with children. Professionals working with children in a variety of settings examine the skills required to help children articulate their problems and feelings. They discuss issues such as training, cultural background and religion and give accounts of their work in the following settings:
* education
* social services
* voluntary organizations
* medical settings
* law
Contributors practice a variety of therapeutic techniques, including play, music and art therapy.
Time to Listen to Childrenwill be a valuable resource for social workers, teachers and counsellors in training and for all professionals who wish to adopt a skilled, reflective and active approach to their work with children.

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Title:Time to Listen to Children: Personal and Professional CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:March 16, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415171989

ISBN - 13:9780415171984

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Table of Contents

Mosaic of Children's Voices. Pitfalls and Pleasures. Training Issues. Cross Cultural Issues. Religion, Children and Counselling. Education. Child Protection and Social Services. Voluntary Organizations. Children and Medical Settings. Play Therapy. Art Therapy. Music Therapy. Children and Research. Children and the Law.

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Concentrating on the importance of learning to listen, professionals working with children in a variety of settings explore the skills needed for children to effectively communicate their feelings and problems. The contributors featured in Time to Listen to Children address cultural and religious backgrounds and share their experiences in education, social services, voluntary organizations, medicine and legal settings.