When properly taught, the arts can be especially therapeutic for youth. When the creative spirit is tapped and enlivened, it ignites our natural impulse for learning. For some youth, the arts are one of the few mediums powerful enough for this to occur.

April 24, 2013
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The Arts for Youth Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time

The Arts for Youth Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time Interview with Bill Rossi, 2009 Digging in to look for the life within […]
April 24, 2019
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At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity

At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity Since trauma creates tension that often feels unbearable, people have no choice but to find a release. A hallmark feature of […]
April 23, 2013

Violence in Our Village

Violence in our Village I wanted to begin this piece by saying, “In the wake of the Newtown shooting,” but it doesn’t seem appropriate. This morning […]