Using play and the creative arts to communicate with children and young people

Learning record

Date: 07 December 2016

Name:

Studied the following SCIE e-learning activity:

Using play and the creative arts to communicate with children and young people

e-Learning series:Communication skills

Learning aims:

By the end of this learning object you will have an enhanced understanding of:

  • why such play-based, creative and activity-based methods can help children and young people to communicate, including:
  • what kind of underpinning knowledge and theoretical frameworks are helpful using play and creative activities
  • how to select the best mode and method of communication for particular contexts, purposes and children (e.g. artwork, stories, puppets)
  • the importance of use of self, including preparation, self-awareness, reflection, ethical commitments and emotional availability
  • transferability of this perspective to other age groups

Estimated online study time: 30 minutes