Category: arts and health

Healthy Aging Through The Arts

Our arts and health initiatives aim to make our hospital environments welcoming places to visit and work in. A comparison of theater and visual arts training showed fewer benefits in fewer areas for visual arts. This group was a collaboration between the National Centre for Arts and Health, Chronic Pain Ireland and South Dublin County Libraries. What makes MMA potentially attractive to young people is the way MMA removes some of the supposed ‘mystique’ surrounding mindfulness (and meditation) by its inclusion in a socially-valued and ever-so-physical activity like martial arts.arts and health

In their study, Puig et al. 58 explored the efficacy of a complementary creative arts therapy intervention with respect to enhancing emotional expression, spirituality, and psychological well-being among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. In other words, we do not exist to make profit for ourselves, but channel those profits back into our work improving the health and wellbeing of our …

Creative Victoria

ARTS AND HEALTH: A particular focus for much of our work in Wales has emerged, inspired by both Heather and Ursula’s professional experience as, respectively, a music therapist and an art therapist and by James’ previous work in the field of Arts and Health. During the break-out sessions I facilitated a well attended workshop using creative arts and drama methods with a group of dietitians drawing on the powerful image of the kitchen as a significant place to access meaningful connections through visualization and memory.

Violence prevention is possible, and there is reason for hope: the World Health Organization has encouraged governments and sometimes entire countries, for example, to implement violence prevention programs with measurable success—sometimes exceeding expectations both in terms of time taken and extent of the results.arts and health

In 2011 we hosted an international conference -.Narratives of Health and Illness across the Lifespan The Centre contributes to major national …

Australian Centre For Arts & Health

A recent NEA report, Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists , found that increasing numbers of artists are working as artists in other settings as more sectors are recognizing the value artists can add to their work.” With arts-in-health projects gaining in number and sophistication, rigorous research is critical for better understanding and refining this work and assessing its impact. If you are a member of the Welsh Arts in Health Network and you would like to be included so that others can view your work on this site, please send me an image and some text and I will upload a page in the network members area under Arts in Health around Wales.arts and health

Later that year at the Dietitians of Canada National Conference in Montreal, I presented with a panel about the creative arts across disciplines and implications for dietetics practice and performed a brief ethnodramatic monologue …

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The establishment of the NSW Health and the Arts Taskforce last year by the NSW Minister for Health, the Hon Jillian Skinner MP, has led to an exponential increase in interest in how the arts can be utilised within healthcare settings and in health promotion. Over the last ten years I have sought to advance the creative arts in interdisciplinary research and practice while building a knowledge base supporting and informing professionals about the research and varied methodologies and how we work creatively across disciplines to offer hope for change and improve quality of life for individuals and communities.arts and health

I presented a keynote for the Arts Based Research Network, Acadia, Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, A Pond of Interdisciplinary Opportunity, followed the next year by the course Problems in Education Research in Creativity (MEd Curriculum Studies) and a keynote for the Acadia School of Education Summer Institute, Navigating the Tides …

Boston Arts Consortium For Health

Please confirm that you are not a script by entering the letters from the image. Many care homes, GP surgeries and hospitals as well as community settings provide opportunities for people to engage with the arts as a tool to improving their wellbeing. Duck: Journal for Research in Textiles and Textile Design also welcome submissions to previous calls.arts and health

Malcolm has worked in the arts and events area since 1981 and held positions ranging from Box Office Co-ordinator to Sponsorship Manager to General Manager. Arts programs can be particularly well-suited for this research approach because they often are deeply engrained in community solutions.

Health and Arts research at The University of Western Australia aims to build on current knowledge and complements the growing multidisciplinary nature of this field. I first met Mike when I worked for the NHS in Public Mental Health and was looking for ways to strategically embed the …