Contact!Unload : military veterans, trauma, and research-based theatre (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Contact!Unload : military veterans, trauma, and research-based theatre
Checking...

Contact!Unload : military veterans, trauma, and research-based theatre

Author: George Belliveau; Graham W Lea; Marv Westwood
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2020]
Series: Studies in Canadian military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book is a call to action to responsibly address the sometimes difficult transition many soldiers face when returning to civilian life. It explores the development, performance, and reception of Contact!Unload, a play that brings to life the personal stories of veterans returning home from deployment overseas. The play showcases an arts-based therapeutic approach to dealing with trauma. To bring Contact!Unload  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Belliveau; Graham W Lea; Marv Westwood
ISBN: 9780774862622 0774862629 9780774862639 0774862637
OCLC Number: 1181844421
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Graham W. Lea and George BelliveauPart 1: Researching, Developing, and Creating1 Staging War: Historical Contexts of Theatre and Social Health Initiatives with Veterans / Michael Balfour2 Contact!Unload: The Cauldron / Chuck MacKinnon3 Facilitating Therapeutic Change through Theatre Performance / Alistair G. Gordon, Marv Westwood, and Carson A. Kivari4 A Soldier's Tale: "Nobody Understood What I'd Done" / Britney Dennison5 Listening through Stories: Insights into Writing Contact!Unload / Graham W. Lea6 Suicides to Sydney / Foster Eastman7 Coming Home / Tim Laidler8 Reconnaissance and Reclamation: Learning to Talk about the War / Anna Keefe9 Impact on Veteran Performers / George Belliveau, Blair McLean, and Christopher Cook10 Holding on to the Script / Phillip LoprestiContact!Unload: Annotated Playscript Part 2: Performing, Witnessing, and Evaluating11 Finding My Truth / Timothy Garthside12 Unpacking Contact!Unload Using Relational-Cultural Theory / Candace Marshall with Graham W. Lea13 Contact!Unload Revisited: Degrees of Separation / Lynn Fels14 Remembering / Carl Leggo15 A Poet(h)ic Reflection on Contact!Unload: Voices of Women Through War/ Heather Duff16 Soldiers Lead the Way in the Fight for Mental Health among Men / John S. Ogrodniczuk17 Audience Experience of Vicarious Witnessing in Performing War / Marion Porath, Marla Buchanan, and Elizabeth Banister18 Understanding the Impacts of Contact!Unload on Audiences / Jennica Nichols, Susan M. Cox, and George Belliveau19 Vulnerable Strength Seen / JS Valdez and Jennica NicholsConclusion / George Belliveau and Graham W. LeaContributors; Index
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history.
Other Titles: Contect! unload
Contact!Unload (Play)
Responsibility: edited by George Belliveau and Graham W. Lea ; with Marv Westwood.

Abstract:

This important book explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to light the journeys of contemporary military veterans as they adjust to civilian life post-deployment.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.