VIVIENNE MOUNTAIN

Masthead Image

Publications

1995  “Worship policy Statement,”  in Journal of Australian Association of Religious Educators   Vol. 11  No 3  Western Australia.

1997   “Caring for the whole child,” in Journal of Australian Association of Religious Educators Vol 13 No 2,  Western Australia.

1997   “The Ethics of Teaching Ethics,” Ethics Education Vol 3 no 2   Melbourne.
 
1999  Unpublished Master Thesis, Linking moral development and education in Australia,” University of London.
2000   “Moral development,” Independence Vol 25, No 3 Melbourne.

2004  Unpublished PhD Thesis, “Investigating the meaning and function of prayer in selected schools in Melbourne, Australia”, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne.
2004    Radio broadcast “Children at prayer,” Rachael Kohn (presenter), The Spirit of Things  ABC Radio National, September.

 2005   “Prayer is a positive activity for children,” International Journal of Children’s Spirituality Vol 10, No 3.

2006  “Education in Prayer- recommendations from research,” Section 5  de Souza (ed) International Handbook of Religious Moral and Spiritual dimensions of Education Springer: The Netherlands.

2007   “Prayer and young children,” Chapter 4  Crajczonek (ed) Religious Education in Early Childhood ,Lumino: Hamilton.

 2007    “Educational contexts for the development of children’s spirituality: Exploring the use of imagination,” in Int Journal of Children’s Spirituality,  Vol 12 no 2 UK. 

2008    Research into children’s perception of prayer,  VDM: Saarbruken. 

2008 Unpublished Master Thesis, “Windows to the soul”,  Melbourne Institute of Experiential and Creative Arts Therapy.
2009     Responding to need, CRA: Melbourne.

2009    “Mosaic making with children”,  Newsletter of Australian Creative Art Therapy Association. 

2011  "Four links between Child Theology and children's spirituality,"  International Journal of Children's Spirituality, Vol 16 No 3 London. 

2013 “Examining the interplay between spirituality and professional counselling,” in Counselling Connections Across Australia  Edition 4.
2014 “Nurturing the prayer life of children,” Chapter 21, O’Higgins Norman (ed) At the Heart of Education: A Reader for School Chaplains, Guidance Counsellors and Teachers, Dublin City University.
2014  Unpublished Masters Thesis, “Children and the church- Jesus brings the child to a place in the middle”, University of Divinity, Melbourne.
2014 Radio Broadcast, “Research into children and the church”, Rachael Kohn (Presenter), The Spirit of Things,  ABC Radio National, December.

2016, Children’s prayer- multi-faith perspectives, Melbourne: CRA

2016 “Play Therapy”, Chapter 12, Noble & Day (eds) Psychotherapy and counselling- Reflections and practice, Oxford: Australia.

2016 “Play Therapy – Respect and Relationship for Repair and Resilience,”  Counselling Connections Across Australia,  October, Edition 6.

2016 “Play therapy- Respecting the spirit of the child” International Journal of Children’s spirituality, Issue 3-4.

2017 Radio broadcasts “Helping children with trauma,”  “Helping children develop mentally and spiritually,” “Science, faith and counselling for children and families”  Eric Skatterbo (presenter) - Focus on the Family, Light FM, Melbourne,  April.

2018  Building Emotional Health and Wellbeing- A Pastoral Handbook for Ministry with Children and their Families,  Intergen: Melbourne.

Published books are available on Amazon or can be down loaded from the University of Divinity Repository website.

The early years are vital . . . with loving care, helpful and calming hormones are released, more receptors for these hormones develop, and a template for future emotional experiences is set up.   Graham Music