Chill & Spill Companion Information

Therapist’s Companion to Chill & Spill

  • Chill & Spill: The Need
  • The Intended Audience/Goals for the Chill & Spill Program
  • Settings / Age-Appropriate Illustrations
  • Various Approaches to Presentation
  • Working in Tandem with an Artist or Writer
  • The Power of Creativity
  • Art Therapy
  • The Bridge Between Science & Art
  • Using Expressive Arts to Support Trauma Recovery
  • Managing the Aftermath of a School Crisis
  • Using “Chill & Spill” in a Group Setting
  • Frequently Asked Questions’
  • “Chill & Spill” Page by Page
  • Glossary
  • Stories from the Field
  • About Art with Heart
  • About the Authors
  • Re-orders
  • Therapist’s Survey

Educator’s Companion to Chill & Spill

CHAPTER 1: ABOUT CHILL & SPILL
  • General Theory of Creativity
  • Overview of Chill & Spill
  • Goals for the Program
  • Settings; Overview of Learning Objectives
  • Alignment with Academic Standards; The Educator’s Role
  • Various Approaches to Presentation; The “Flow”
  • Everyone Gets a Copy; Age-Appropriate Illustrations
  • Cultural Relevancy; Working with Individual Students
  • Chill & Spill in an After-School Setting
CHAPTER 2: CHILL & SPILL FROM START TO FINISH
  • Timing
  • The Art of Chill & Spill
  • Developing a Supportive, Creative Environment
  • Introducing Chill & Spill to Students
  • Showing Sample Artwork
  • Doing The Project Together; Timing: Creating Smooth Transitions
  • Coaching Creativity
  • Validation
  • Encouraging Behavior & Effort
  • Embracing “Mistakes”
  • Talking to Students About their Art
  • Sharing & Reflection
  • Clean Up Together; Archive the Experience & the Art
  • Student Evaluations; The End of the Semester
  • Share Your Student’s Work with Us!
CHAPTER 3: MATERIALS & Technique
  • A Word about Materials
  • Working in Tandem with an Artist or Writer
  • Items to Have On Hand
  • Tips & Tricks: Collage, Wire, Found Objects, Poetry/Song
CHAPTER 4: EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
  • Extending the Activities
  • Chill & Spill Page by Page
  • Writing & Drawing Can Help You Figure Stuff Out
  • The Best Three Words to Describe Me
  • Your Place
  • Fly Away
  • Exclusive Interview
  • Me, Myself & I
  • How Others See Me
  • And I Really, Really Feel
  • Circle Journey, Mandala: Part 1 / Part 2
  • Inside of Me
  • Personal Lifeline
  • Powerful/Powerless
  • Action/Reaction
  • Dream Diary
  • Shoulda Woulda Coulda
  • The Last Word
  • Bridges
CHAPTER 5: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
  • Timetable
  • Evaluation Study
  • Quotes from Students
  • Quotes from Educators, Counselors and Others
  • Sample Proposal For Individual Unit of Study
  • Sample Two-Hour and One Hour Class Agendas
  • Sample Two One-Hour Classes
  • Sample 8 and 12 Week Class Schedules
  • Sample 14-Week Art Class Curriculum
  • Student Evaluation Form
  • Sample Media Release Form
  • Alignment with Academic Standards & Benchmarks
  • Index
  • Re-orders
  • Educator’s Survey