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Poetry LAB Curriculum for Facilitators

The Poetry LAB Curriculum:
Employing the Therapeutic Use of Poetry with Youth (150-page PDF)

This curriculum will guide you in your work to support the social/emotional well-being of youth. Start your own Poetry LAB writing circle with youth in school or community settings. Teach the use of poetry, creativity, and journal writing as a healthy coping skill.

150-page Curriculum PDF available immediately upon purchase

  • Table of Contents, Author’s note, & Mission of The Poetry LAB
  • Part 1: Welcoming students: Set the stage Establish group norms snapshot of group structure
  • Part 2: Stages of Group Development: Beginning, Middle, End
  • Part 3: Student feedback: Evaluating the impact & effectiveness of The Poetry LAB (w/blank student survey tool)
  • Part 4: Getting Started
  • Part 5: Samples & Examples of Poetry Writing Prompts
  • Part 6: Group Outline: Blank planning forms for facilitators
  • Part 7: Student Writing pages with prompts for each stage of development

$14.99

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Start your own Poetry LAB writing circle with youth in the school or community settings.

The Poetry LAB Curriculum will provide facilitators with a guide for facilitating a youth writer’s group based on the Poetry LAB model. This curriculum will guide you in your work to support the social/emotional well-being of youth. Teach social/emotional skills and the use of poetry, creativity, and journal writing as healthy coping strategies.

Find more Poetry LAB products in the Think in Possibilities shop to support the implementation of the Poetry LAB model in your community.  Other products include youth writer’s journals, poetry-prompt decks, and training for you and your team provided by Mary Tinucci, LICSW.