Chapter 25. Promoting Emotional Development Through Using Drama in Mental Health Education

  1. Theo Stickley1 and
  2. Thurstine Basset2
  1. Yolanda Wasylko and
  2. Theo Stickley

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713617.ch25

Teaching Mental Health

Teaching Mental Health

How to Cite

Wasylko, Y. and Stickley, T. (2007) Promoting Emotional Development Through Using Drama in Mental Health Education, in Teaching Mental Health (eds T. Stickley and T. Basset), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713617.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Consultancy Ltd, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470030295

Online ISBN: 9780470713617

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Keywords:

  • traditional teaching methods;
  • mental health students;
  • perceptual realm;
  • role models;
  • mental health education

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Emotional Intelligence Through Drama in the Classroom

  • Historical Background to the Use of Drama in Education

  • Drama Principles as Educational Tools

  • Skills Development

  • Examples of the Use of Drama in a Curriculum

  • Listening Skills

  • The Carousel Exercise

  • Assertiveness Training

  • Conclusion

  • References