Capoeira as a Clinical Intervention: Addressing Adolescent Aggression With Brazilian Martial Arts
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Multicult. Couns. Dev.
RESIDENTIAL-TREATMENT; SOCIAL-JUSTICE; PERSPECTIVE; CHILDREN; ISSUES; JUDO; Psychology, Applied
Aggression in adolescents is harmful and emotionally devastating to youth and surrounding communities. This article integrates martial arts and therapeutic principles into a culturally sensitive model that cultivates change in the aggressive behaviors of disenfranchised adolescents. The art form of Capoeira is proposed for promoting positive behavioral change.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
"Capoeira as a Clinical Intervention: Addressing Adolescent Aggression With Brazilian Martial Arts" (2011). Faculty Bibliography 2010s. 1125.