Category: arts and health

The University Of Western Australia

This is the website for the Culture, Health and Wellbeing international conference and an opportunity for the international exchange of information. The International Health Professional category is open to any in the world who is a Health Professional employees, a health student or working in a professional organisation or charity involved in education and training of health professional students and staff or in supporting the care of patients.arts and health

The variety of subjects and arguments at the seminar showcases research by established and emerging voices in thinking about the handmade, whose research moves encompasses both the identification of craft as a set of material-based disciplines as an expanded view of craft as a multiple, shifting concept that exists in relation to art, design and architecture.arts and health

It provides Guidelines for Designing and Managing Arts Programs in NSW Health Services and Facilities (under development), Fact Sheets , links to key Australian and international …

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 …

Regina Holliday’s Medical Advocacy Blog

Our first major event will be The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, an international arts and health conference scheduled for 10 – 13 November 2009. The aim of this paradigm is to challenge the status quo that sees arts and health emerging as a predominantly participative arts field, to the exclusion of other approaches, and to return to the idea of arts as a broad field that interacts with health, well-being and healthcare settings in myriad ways.

The event was in part, about sharing new ideas and innovative practice that bridges substance misuse and recovery, with the arts – moving away from cliched representations of addiction, and critically about exploring ways in which art and artists might have a part in the research agenda.arts and health

With the recent release of the first book in the CAIP Research Series, Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change” and the …

Mindfulness Martial Arts Therapy

Creative Health (Arts and Health) CIC is an independent community interest company designing and delivering high quality arts and health projects in the West Midlands. In recent years they have included priority for an arts and health stream at successive National Rural Health Conferences; support for the publication of Seeded – Great arts and health stories grown in regional Australia; and a submission to the National Cultural Policy Discussion Paper Being well – promoting arts and health in Australia’s cultural policy.arts and health

The arts can have positive effects on quality of life and have been shown to foster mental, physical, and social benefits as well as result in fewer doctors’ visits, reduced use of medications, lessened anxiety and depression, improved memory and socialization skills, and increased levels of independence in a variety of populations and settings.arts and health

This seminar, delivered in RUA RED Arts Centre, Tallaght on 23/10/2015 was presented by The …

Larry James’ Urban Daily

Nearing the end of the war, a gift of peace was given to the world that looked like nothing more than a giant toy drum on its side wrapped in a tangle of strings. The Arts Programme has seen patients and hospital staff collaborate with major cultural and artistic Irish institutions such as the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the National Gallery of Ireland and the Museum of Modern Art, to name but a few.

This message from Le Petit Journal has been retweeted across the world following the Paris terrorist attacks, and there is a reason why it moves us. It echoes a poster message once displayed in the Chartres Cathedral: Violence destroys, but only love creates life.” It is a fitting response of a nation that has been the creative crucible for much of Western civilization.

The field has become an inter- and multi-disciplinary …

A New Paradigm

Arts and health embraces a range of arts practices occurring primarily in healthcare settings, which bring together the skills and priorities of both arts and health professionals. As a clinical supervisor this researcher spent many hours with music therapists defining and re-defining how they see their role and remit in their particular clinical settings, whilst simultaneously engaging with funding bodies in her work as an arts and health manager where only participatory or collaborative arts projects were eligible for arts and health funding.

Podcast – Caroline Peppard.mp3 (size 8 MB) Caroline currently works as a Senior Health Promotion Officer in the Health Service Executive and her main areas of interest and research are older people; ageing and the social factors that produce positive ageing and social models of health and illness.arts and health

The aim of Art in Healthcare is to share this collection with medical environments across Scotland to improve the …