A Comprehensive Listing of Dance Therapy Research

Bibliography of Dance/Movement Therapy with Children

Dance Therapy In Educational Settings

Compiled by Lenore Hervey and Andrew Rush

(See also: Infancy & Childhood; Abuse, Sexual Abuse & Trauma in Children; Adolescence; Autism & Developmental Disabilities; Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorders; Medical Illness and Physical Disabilities in Children; Psychiatric, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Children)

Theses & Dissertations

Bram, D.L. (1993). Dance/movement therapy and special education:  A resource for employment in public schools. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Danner, J. (1994). Dance/movement therapy in a multicultural high school context. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Davies, M.I. (1992). Setting up a programme of movement therapy in a mainstream London primary school. Unpublished master’s thesis, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, London.

Durkin, C. (1992). Dance/movement therapy: A psychotherapeutic process to support a child with emotional and behavioral disorder to cope effectively within a mainstream classroom. Unpublished master’s thesis, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, London.

 

Erfer, T. (1985). Dance/movement therapy with emotionally disturbed children in a public school setting. Unpublished master's thesis. Hunter College, NY, NY.

Fiedler, M.M. (1998). Skinner Releasing as an integral part of an elementary school guidance and counseling program. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Kalish-Weiss, B. (1989). Creative arts therapies in an inner city school. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Minott, Danielle Yvonne. (1992). Dance/movement therapy in a school setting in Jamaica: Considerations on the cross-cultural applicability of an American-based model. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Newman, L.M. (1990). Dance/movement therapy in the public city high schools: An integral part of the learning disabled adolescent’s education. Unpublished master’s thesis, New York University.

Rose, A. (2002). A theoretical model of dance/movement therapy in education: Integrating the body and mind to support holistic learning. Unpublished master’s thesis, Columbia College, Chicago.

Sash, T. (1998). Use of dance/movement therapy in an inner-city elementary school: The impact of violence on children. Unpublished master’s thesis, Columbia College, Chicago.

Trainor, M. (1991). Dance therapy as a treatment modality for emotionally disturbed children within a public school day treatment setting. Unpublished master’s thesis, Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO.

Tsunemine, Y. (1994). Overlapping approaches of play and dance/movement therapies for a severely, parentally neglected child in the therapeutic-educational setting. Unpublished master’s thesis, Goucher College, Towson, MD.

Urban, T. Report of dance therapy with a multiply handicapped child in a kindergarten for special education. Unpublished master’s thesis, Langen Institut, Monheim, Germany.

Journal Articles & Papers

Berrol, C.F. (1987). Israel: Dance/movement therapy and the creative arts therapies in special education. New York: World Rehabilitation Fund, National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education.

Berrol, C.F. (1989). A view from Israel: Dance/movement and the creative arts therapies in special education. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 16(2), 81-90.

Cochran, J.L. (1996). Using play and art therapy to help culturally diverse students overcome barriers to school success. School Counselor, 43(4), 308-316.

Downey, V. (1995). Expressing ideas through gesture, time, and space. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation &Dance, 66(9), 18-21.

 

Erfer, T. & Ziv, A. (2006). Moving toward cohesion: Group dance/movement therapy with children in psychiatry. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 33, 238-246.

Harvey, S. (1989). Creative arts therapies in the classroom: A study of cognitive, emotional and motivational changes. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 11(2), 85-100.

Koren, B. (1994). A concept of “Body knowledge” and an evolving model of “Movement experience”: Implications and application for curriculum and teacher education. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 16(1), 21-46.

Lasseter, J., Privette, G., Brown, C., & Duer, J. (1989). Dance as a treatment approach with a multidisabled child: implications for school counseling. School Counselor, 36(4), 310-15.

Lee, M. (1993). Learning through the arts. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 64(5), 42-46.

Lee, S.B.; Kim, J.; Lee, S.H.; Lee, H.S. (2002). Encouraging social skills through dance: An inclusion program in Korea. Teaching Exceptional Children, 34(5), 40-44

Long, J.K & Soble, L. (1999). Report: An arts-based violence prevention project for sixth grade students. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 26(5), 329-344.

Scott, R. (1988). An investigation into the outcomes of dance and movement in the curriculum of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Conference Proceedings, Second Arts Therapies Research. London: City University.

Wengrower, H. (2001). Arts therapies in educational settings: An intercultural encounter. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 28(2), 109-115.

Books

Erfer, T. (1995). Treating children with autism in a public school system. In F. Levy (Ed.), Dance and other expressive arts therapies. (pp. 191-211). New York: Routledge.

Folio, M.R. (1986). Physical education programming for exceptional learners. PRO-ED, Austin, TX.

Fried, S. & Fried, P. (1996). Bullies and victims: Helping your child through the schoolyard battlefield. New York: M. Evans & Co., Inc.

Frostig, K. & Essex, M. (1998). Creative arts therapies in school: A supervision and program development guide. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Hanna, J. (1999). Partnering dance and education: Intelligent moves for changing times. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Kornblum, R. (2002). Disarming the playground: Violence prevention through movement and pro-social skills. Oklahoma City, OK: Wood & Barnes Publishing.

Post, P., Stopanio, J. & Fielden, A. (1998). Child-centered play therapy: Working with at-risk youth in the elementary school setting. Charlotte, NC: University of North Carolina.

Video

Kornblum, R.
(2002). Disarming the playground: Violence prevention through movement and pro-social skills. Oklahoma City, OK: Wood & Barnes Publishing.



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