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2015

Social and Behavioral Sciences

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

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Unsilencing The Voice Within: Expressive Writing As A Therapeutic Tool, Karla L. Sapp Mar 2015

Unsilencing The Voice Within: Expressive Writing As A Therapeutic Tool, Karla L. Sapp

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Written words are a very powerful tool that is used to facilitate self-healing, awareness, and growth through the communication of one’s deepest thoughts, emotions, and desires. The purpose of this poster session is to provide mental health providers (community, school, criminal justice) with an overview of expressive writing, forms of expressive writing that can be utilized, and implications for professional practice with At-Risk Youth.