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Drama Workshops for Anger Management and Offending Behaviour - James Thompson

Drama Workshops for Anger Management and Offending Behaviour

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Published: 1st September 1999
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The Blagg! and Pump! drama workshops combine dynamic drama techniques to explore issues of anger management and offending behaviour. They can be easily adapted to suit the particular needs or backgrounds of a variety of groups, from probationers and prisoners to 'at risk' youth. Both are appropriate for use with groups with behavioural problems, such as offending, aggressiveness or violence.Blagg! examines consequences of actions, the victim's perspective, effects on family members, and strategies for avoiding trouble in the future. Pump! adopts the learning aims of anger management to focus on triggers, self-awareness, coping strategies and consequences. James Thompson presents both of these drama programmes within their historical and theoretical contexts. Each programme consists of a course of dramatic exercises which are sufficiently flexible to accommodate restrictions imposed by time, space or numbers.

Acknowledgementsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
The programme and the workshopp. 39
Blagg! - The Historyp. 40
The Blagg! Manualp. 46
Introductionp. 46
Type and size of groupp. 46
Space and the setp. 47
Timingsp. 48
Using the manualp. 49
The exercisesp. 49
Starting offp. 49
Describing Blagg!p. 49
p. 50
Warm-upsp. 50
How to playp. 53
Who is Jo Blaggs?p. 60
What has s/he done?p. 62
What is Jo thinking?p. 63
Who is affected?p. 65
Consequence picturesp. 69
Activating the imagep. 71
Jo's new thoughts and feelingsp. 74
p. 75
Why did it all happen?p. 75
The escapep. 79
Derolingp. 82
Further developmentp. 84
Following onp. 84
Repeat Blagg!p. 85
Blagg! with a real 'Jo'p. 85
Beliefsp. 85
Social skillsp. 86
Decisions and consequencesp. 86
Alternative Blagg!p. 86
Videop. 87
The end?p. 87
Pump! - The Historyp. 88
The Pump! Manualp. 93
Introductionp. 93
Type and size of groupp. 93
Spacep. 94
Timingsp. 95
Describing Pump!p. 95
The course aims and objectivesp. 95
The sessionsp. 96
The Pump!p. 96
Deflating the Pump!p. 106
Deflating the Pump! (2)p. 111
Jack!p. 116
Jacks out!p. 122
The behaviour box (1)p. 125
The behaviour box (2)p. 130
Feedback, evaluation and the futurep. 135
Appendices
Model diaryp. 139
Knocks, Wind-Ups and Pumps guidep. 140
Referencesp. 141
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ISBN: 9781853027024
ISBN-10: 1853027022
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st September 1999
Publisher: JESSICA KINGSLEY
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.74 x 17.37  x 0.94
Weight (kg): 0.28