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Art Therapy with Sex Offenders: Exposing the Fragile Self. One art therapist explores her challenging work in a sex offender program. Art Therapy Directives, Creative Arts Therapy, The Fragile, Expressive Art, First Art, Social Work, Art Lessons, Action, Neuroscience

Art Therapy With Sex Offenders: Exposing the Fragile Self

Guest blogger Cindy Chen focuses on the challenges of using art therapy with sex offenders to identify treatment barriers, build alliances and establish resiliency, and even to work with her own counter-transferential issues.

Public Art and Social Change: The Priority Boxes Art Project. The Priority Boxes Art Project was founded in 2006 as a way of opening discussion about public art and social change. Southwestern College, Box Art, Art Boxes, Las Mercedes, School Social Work, Social Activities, Expressive Art, Social Change, Reasons To Smile

Public Art and Social Change: The Priority Boxes Art Project

The Priority Boxes Art Project was founded in 2006 as a way of opening discussion about public art and social change.

Artists Across The Nation Fight For Ferguson My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Days, Mary Engelbreit, Social Change, Good Vibes Only, Art Therapy, Teaching, Fictional Characters, Image

Artists Across The Nation Fight For Ferguson

A few weeks after Michael Brown's death rocked residents in and around Ferguson, Missouri, a small printshop in St. Louis took action. The graphic design...

Rebecca Dharmapalan is using film to fight child sex trafficking and exploitation of children through film. Black Panthers Movement, Southwestern College, College Girls, Call Her, Art Therapy, Sexy Body, Being Used, Trauma, Film

How one teenage girl is using film to fight child sex trafficking

Rebecca Dharmapalan is using art to explore activism, tackling the commercial sexual exploitation of children in Oakland through film.

Artisan Coffee Cart Hire As a new addition to our ever increasing list of authen. Seaside Cafe, Coffee Carts, Coffee Cup, Coffee Painting, Instant Coffee, Latte Art, Coffee Roasting, Coffee Recipes, Brewing

teleSUR English

teleSUR English is an alternative representation for world news. We focus on the people, the common citizen, stories untold by traditonal media. You will only find them at teleSUR.

Art is slippery: 6 ways you can use it to build peace Art Therapy Activities, Vibrant, Peace, Shapes, Culture, Canning, Artist, Healing, Education

Art is slippery: 6 ways you can use it to build peace

"Art intent on affecting positive cultural change has a strong and vibrant history, and artists have often been at the forefront of adopting new technologies to explore that expression," writes Jacob Lefton, an curators for the Build Peace 2015 conference.

Creative Action Link Round Up: Self-Care, Responsibility, Community Compassion Fatigue, Creative Connections, Expressive Art, Stress Management, Art Therapy, Helping People, Self Care, Art Quotes, Mental Health

Creative Action Link Round Up: Self-Care, Responsibility, Community

Social media is a powerful tool for self expression and engagement of all kinds...giving a voice for many and often a way to cast attention, influence, and respond to causes, values, and efforts we hold dear or reject. Below are some links I have been reading, saving, and sharing from and on social media recently.…

 Find images and videos about life is strange, chloe price and max caulfield on We Heart It - the app to get lost in what you love. Life Is Strange Photos, Life Is Strange Wallpaper, Life Is Strange Episodes, Chloe Price, Game Boy, Interactive Story Games, Geeks, Selfies, Polaroid Wall

Art-ivism: Mental Health

Conversations about mental illness have long been neglected due to the overwhelming stigma surrounding disorders such as anxiety and depression. Contemporary artists are using their platforms to increase education and awareness to begin those difficult conversations. Ranging from the video game “Lif

Anyone ever notice the pray for Paris symbol looks sorta like the Eiffel Tower? - Anyone ever notice the pray for Paris symbol looks sorta like the Eiffel Tower? Pray For Paris, Tour Eiffel, Banksy, We Are The World, In This World, Attentat Paris, Illustration Parisienne, Paris Terror Attack, Paris 13

French illustrator Jean Jullien's unifying symbol for peace shared worldwide

Graphic designer Jean Jullien created a unifying symbol in the wake of Friday night's attacks in Paris. The image has spread around the world.

Brush with the Law: An Arts in Prison Program Southwestern College, Prison Art, Psychology Today, Community Art, Art Therapy, Law, Projects To Try, Action, Journal

Brush with the Law: An Arts in Prison Program

Guest blogger and artist Maria Maneos describes the tragic impetus and the development of her innovative nonprofit Prison Art organization "Brush with the Law," and how it has brought about effective and healthy change in those inmates that participate.

Living St. Louis | Paint for Peace StL | nineNet.org Therapy Ideas, Art Therapy, Powerful Art, Message Of Hope, Ted Talks, St Louis, Unity, Presentation, Action

Living St. Louis | Paint for Peace StL

Producer Anne-Marie Berger profiles Paint for Peace StL, which transforms boarded up windows into works of art with messages of hope, healing and unity.

Art is helping Baltimore communities heal in the days since protests and riots boiled over the streets. Art Base, Art Therapy, Baltimore, Healing, Action, Community, Music, Musica, Group Action

Music, art shared to help heal Baltimore

Art is helping Baltimore communities heal in the days since protests and riots boiled over the streets.

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio - Area college students extend a gesture of hope to a community in turmoil hundreds of miles away. Art therapy and other students at Ursuline College have joined in the national ". Ferguson Missouri, Creative Connections, Build A Better World, Worlds Of Fun, Art Therapy, College Students, Cleveland, Ribbons, Ohio

Ursuline students create ribbons to support Ferguson, Missouri

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio – Area college students extend a gesture of hope to a community in turmoil hundreds of miles away. Art therapy and other students at Ursuline College have joined in the national “Ribbons of Hope” campaign. Heartfelt messages written on ribbons are being sent to the people of Ferguson, Missouri. The city has […]

The protests in Hong Kong and Ferguson, like so many others, were both characterized by a strong presence of artists. Members from both communities are now rallying to save these creations. Protest Art, Social Activist, Domestic Violence, Art Therapy, Hong Kong, Connection, Action, Painting, Image

A Scramble to Save Protest Art, from Ferguson to Hong Kong

The protests in Hong Kong and Ferguson, like so many others, were both characterized by a strong presence of artists. Members from both communities are now rallying to save these creations.

Ferguson Faith Files: A Journalist’s Reflection Southwestern College, Art Therapy, Cry, Reflection, Action, Neon Signs, Faith, Group Action, Loyalty

Ferguson Faith Files: A Journalist’s Reflection

The Ferguson I experienced was a far cry from the images we see on TV and online.