A creative arts intervention for children with diabetes. Part 2: evaluation.

@article{Basso2008ACA,
  title={A creative arts intervention for children with diabetes. Part 2: evaluation.},
  author={Robert V J Basso and William James Pelech},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={25-8}
}
In Part 1 of this article (published in the October 2008 issue), we discussed the importance of using creative arts skits as an expressive technique for children with Type 1, or juvenile, diabetes. This creative arts intervention offers children the opportunity to decipher emotional difficulties through symbolic play in a secure atmosphere. Analysis of feelings following the skits encourages children to share concerns about their illnesses as well as self-concept issues. In Part 2, we use the… CONTINUE READING

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