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Newsletter article

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Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists Newsletter

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The Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists


child victims, family violence, behavioural disorders, art therapy


The article reports the 1-year research project on the use of art as an intervention for child victims of family violence called Colour My Growth. The project was collaborated between the Department of Visual Studies at Lingnan University and the Family and Child Protective Services Unit, Tuen Mun (FCPSUTM) between February 2013 and February 2014. It was a joint effort of social workers, art therapist and researchers.

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Copyright © 2017 HKAAT. The article is deposited in Lingnan University institutional repository upon permission of publisher. All rights reserved.

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Law, S. (2017). Colour my growth: A study of art as a language for victims of family violence. Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists Newsletter, 25.

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