The Storm and Storybook Manual: For Children Growing Through Parents' Separation

Author(s) : Pia Jones, Author(s) : Sarah Pimenta

Part of Therapeutic Fairy Tales series - more in this series

The Storm and Storybook Manual: For Children Growing Through Parents' Separation

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : January 2000
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 95234
  • ISBN 13 : 9780367689360
  • ISBN 10 : 0367689367
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This beautifully illustrated and sensitive storybook is designed to be used therapeutically by professionals and caregivers supporting children with a parent who is suffering from depression. With engaging, gentle and colourful illustrations that can be used to prompt conversation, it tells the story of a girl who is helped to feel less isolated from her parents' depression.

In this bundle, it is accompanied by the Storybook Manual, a resource that has been designed to support practitioners and caregivers with practical and creative ideas on how to use illustrated storybooks therapeutically with children.

Key features include:

An inviting and sensitively written fairy tale, with a story and illustrations that have been specifically designed to be used with children going through difficult life-events

A supporting manual that offers a range of prompts, ideas and activities to encourage children's imagination and creativity, develop confidence and emotional literacy as well as deepen engagement and understanding of storybooks.

Downloadable worksheets to support the story, and explore specific themes further

This is an invaluable resource for all professionals looking to use stories and images therapeutically with children with a parent suffering from depression. The resources can also be adapted for wider use with siblings and other family members.

About the Author(s)

Pia Jones is an author, workshop facilitator and UKCP integrative arts psychotherapist, who trained at The Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education. Pia has worked with children and adults in a variety of school, health and community settings, including Place 2 Be and Kids Company. Core to her practice, is using art and story as support during times of loss, transition and change, giving a TEDx talk on the subject. She was Story Director on artgym’s award-winning film documentary, ‘The Moving Theatre,’ where puppetry brought stories of migration to life. Pia also designed the ‘Sometimes I Feel’ story cards, a Speechmark therapeutic resource to support children with their feelings.

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Sarah Pimenta is an experienced artist, workshop facilitator and lecturer in creativity. Her specialist art form is print-making, and her creative practice has brought texture, colour and emotion into a variety of environments, both in the UK and abroad. Sarah has over twenty years’ experience of designing and delivering creative, high-quality art workshops in over 250 schools, diverse communities and public venues, including the British Library, V&A, NESTA, Oval House and many charities. Her work is often described as art with therapeutic intent, and she is skilled in working with adults and children who have access issues and complex needs.

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