A creative journal arts and positive psychology intervention was utilized to explore resilience, personal recovery attitudes, and symptoms of depression in Latina/o adolescents. The impact of a seven-week group counseling experience conducted with adolescents was analyzed and revealed positive improvements for participants in all three areas. Benefits for Latina/o youth participating in this type of group are discussed and guidelines for school counselors and clinical mental health counselors are revealed.
Cavazos Vela, J., Smith, W., Rodriguez, K., & Hinojosa, Y. (2019). Exploring the Impact of a Positive Psychology and Creative Journal Arts Intervention with Latina/o Adolescents. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 14(3), 280–291. https://doi.org/10.1080/15401383.2019.1610535
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health