Exploring Nondeliberative Practice Through Recreational, Art, and Music-Based Activities in Social Work with GroupsSocial Work with Groups (2016)
This article reviews the history of recreational, arts, and musicbased activities in social work with groups, providing a nondeliberative practice context. The article begins with an overview of nondeliberative practice, then presents various uses of recreational, art, and music-based activities during the Settlement House and Recreational Movements, in mid-20thcentury group work practice and in present practice. The article concludes with a review of current projects in the Chicago land area and highlights their potential to decrease young person on young person violence.
- Activity groups; art; group work; music; nondeliberative practice; recreation
Publication DateApril 26, 2016
Citation InformationKelly, B. L., & Doherty, L. (2016). Exploring nondeliberative practice through recreational, art, and music-based activities in social work with groups. Social Work with Groups, 39(2/3), 221-233. doi: 10.1080/01609513.2015.1057681