Paperback: £14.99 / $24.95
2012, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 136pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-325-9, BIC 2: JM MQTC JNH
Engaging groups in drama is a highly effective way to break down barriers and build resilient teams. This concise book of drama-based exercises will be an invaluable tool for practitioners looking to facilitate conflict transformation and is applicable to a wide range of contexts and client groups. The dramatic problem solving approach is a sequential process, from welcoming exercises and forming agreements, to analysing the root problems and building on trust, culminating in the creation of a piece of drama. Each stage is accompanied by activities and illustrated with examples from the author's extensive experience.
This book will be an innovative resource for any professionals involved in groupwork including youthworkers, teachers, social workers, arts and family therapists, group psychotherapists, psychologists, school counsellors and community leaders.
27 September 2012
Steven Hawkins, author of new book Dramatic Problem Solving: Drama-Based Group Exercises for Conflict Transformation, speaks to This is Wisdom – Radio about his background in theatre and how he came to develop his creative approaches to problem solving within education. He talks about how the Dramatic Problem Solving approach has brought personal and community change...