Cochrane Healing Arts Time (CHAT) Program
This promising practice highlights a program titled CHAT that encourages students to creatively explore their feelings through art. There are many educational benefits of using the healing arts to facilitate learning. The program operates on both a registered enrollment and drop-in basis and is based upon a referral system from teachers, administration, and learning support. The program develops self-esteem, confidence, resiliency, efficacy, and social skills. The program is implemented in the CHAT room which is a calm and safe space for regulating feelings and emotions in a supportive environment promoting self-care.
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