Introduction: Give 'em just one mic : the therapeutic agency of rap and hip hop / George Yancy, Susan Hadley -- Historical and theoretical perspectives. RAP (requisite, ally, protector) and the desperate contemporary adolescent / Andrea Frisch Hara -- Contextualizing rap music as a means of incorporating into psychotherapy / Don Elligan -- Importance of hip-hop for music therapists / Aaron J. Lightstone -- Hero's journey in hip-hop and its applications in music therapy / Michael Viega -- It's bigger than hip-hop : a hip-hop feminist approach to music therapy with adolescent females / Vanessa J. Veltre, Susan Hadley -- Therapeutically and socially relevant themes in hip-hop music : a comprehensive analysis of a selected sample of songs / Edgar H. Tyson [and others] -- RAP and hip hop with at risk youth. Beats, rhymes, and life : rap therapy in an urban setting / T. Tomás Alvarez III -- Therapeutic outreach through Bboying (break dancing) in Canada's Arctic and first nations communities : social work through hip-hop / Stephen Leafloor -- Hear our voices : a music therapy songwriting program and the message of the Little Saints through the medium of rap / Scott MacDonald, Michael Viega -- "Just so you know, I miss you so bad" : the expression of life and loss in the raps of two adolescents in music therapy / Katrina McFerran -- Naming my story and claiming my self / Mandana Ahmadi, Helen Oosthuizen -- Yo, can ya flow! Research findings on hip-hop aesthetics and rap therapy in an urban youth shelter / Aaron J. Lightstone -- Rap composition and improvisation in a short-term juvenile detention facility / Florence Ierardi, Nicole Jenkins -- Song communication using rap music in a group setting with at-risk youth / Amy M. Donnenwerth -- RAP with clients in specific clinical settings. Hip-hop healing : rap music in grief therapy with an African American adolescent male / Edgar H. Tyson -- Beat it : the effects of rap music on adolescents in the pediatric medical setting / Nicole Steele -- "Must be the ganja" : using rap music in music therapy for substance use disorders / Felicity A. Baker, Genevieve A. Dingla, Libby M. Gleadhill -- "Morphine mamma" : creating original songs using rap with women with cancer / Emma O'Brien -- Rapping round the system : a young Black man's journey through a high-security hospital / Stella Compton Dickinson, Pauline Souflas.
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