Arts for Health Community Trust is a charitable trust serving the community that is totally reliant on grants, donations and fundraising to operate. The Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) ( @PSSRU_LSE ) is part of LSE Health and Social Care, which is located within the Department of Social Policy. Mike died last June and his presence and erudite observations will be sorely missed by all of us gathering at the eighth International Arts & Health Conference He was a superb thinker and speaker, and an impossible act to follow.
This November, in honor of Arts & Health Month, the Alliance for Arts & Health NJ will again present a series of Open House Tours throughout the state. With over 100 arts initiatives currently underway across NSW, I know just how dynamic this sector has become, a fact I’m delighted to see firsthand when I visit hospitals and community health centres right around the state. Sharing information and experience within the arts and health and social care sectors to encourage good practice.
Arts and Health East will occasionally send out emails about events and news about arts and health activities in the East of England. It provides a forum for the publication and debate within an interdisciplinary field of arts in healthcare and health promotion. Despite that fact, and despite the invested effort and growth of knowledge and understanding in each arena, it is interesting that we often still find ourselves struggling with the fundamentals” of art and health and their meaning in society. In a study of patients admitted to a coronary care unit with acute myocardial infarction, Guzzetta found that relaxation and music therapy were effective in reducing stress. Journal writing has been linked to creativity, spiritual awareness, and expansion of the self.
This important perspective is echoed in the organization’s 1946 preamble, wherein health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being rather than merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Your donation supports programs that raise awareness about the vital role the non-profit arts industry plays in our state’s economy, in schools, in the healthcare field and in our hometowns. The arts therapies (drama, music and visual art) have now become an established psychotherapeutic tool for used by qualified therapists with clients, usually on a one to one basis. ARHL540: Program Administration, Management, and Assessment in Arts and Health (3cr) -This course shapes the complex strategies and skills that are required in launching, administering and assessing a successful arts and health program.
Online: Foundations of Art and Health is a fully online unit, designed to provide you with a broad view of arts based approaches to health and well-being. Each student is matched with at least one dissertation supervisor from either Drama or Psychiatry, based on their topic and methods of research.