Art Therapy – Not Just for Kids

Art Therapy – Not Just for Kids

Art Therapy – Not Just for Kids
Usually when I ask someone to create art during a therapy session, the response is, "I'm not an artist." Yet walk into any preschool classroom where students are finger painting and, most likely, none of the children are concerned about...

How to Communicate Following a Suicide: 4 Lessons From the Media

How to Communicate Following a Suicide: 4 Lessons From the Media
By Bob VandePol, MSW More than 50 research studies worldwide have found that certain types of news coverage can increase the likelihood of suicide in vulnerable individuals. The magnitude of the increase is related to the amount, duration and prominence...

Crisis Response Guidelines After a Suicide

Crisis Response Guidelines After a Suicide
By Bob VandePol, MSW Don't Let Tragedy Lead to Another Tragedy Death powerfully jars our concept of the way life is supposed to be. When the death is by suicide, those feeling are magnified. How leaders respond after death by...