Making The Arts an important part of the way we deliver health services and public health messaging is something I have always been passionate about. David McDaid ( @dmcdaid ) is an Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at LSE. The first short course, ‘The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health’, is provided FREE whilst the other 7 are offered at an introductory price of $20 AUD each. In a different type of movement expression, tai chi, a semimeditative exercise derived from martial arts, has been gaining popularity as an intervention for reducing falls in older adults and improving health status.
IJCAIP is the worldwide communications hub for open access information about the creative arts in research and interdisciplinary practice. Students applying from countries which require a tier 4 visa should also take care to meet UK Border Agency (UKBA) minimum component scores, as well as overall Queen Mary requirements. The APPG is currently conducting a 2 year inquiry (2015-17) on the arts and health with the aim of producing a paper that will influence health, social care and public health policy. Martin Knapp is Director of PSSRU and Professor of Social Policy at LSE, and Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research.
Community Well-being Arts and health benefit communities by engaging people in programs aimed at prevention and wellness activities and sharing information to improve health literacy. The exhibit brings together startling and fresh works of art by professional artists, alongside that of participants from seven arts and health programs that engage the community in creative dialogue.
Clinical expressive arts therapy and non-clinical applications of the arts are used in educational, medical, and a wide variety of community programs. Personal expression through creativity and the arts has been proven to access the body, mind, spirit and heart continuum in the process of healing and recovery. The HEGIS code for the Certificate in Creative Arts and Health is 5299.00. Permanent records are maintained and transcripts are available for all certificate students. Watch the video below to find out about Canterbury Christ Church University’s work with arts and health. The Arts Council arts and health policy and strategy outlines the values that underpin its approach to arts and health practice, and strategic actions for the five-year period 2010 – 2014. The link between art and health is now recognised to be a social process requiring new and fundamental research. In November, 2014; one of their issues dealt with the topic of Culture, arts and health.
Although there are many hot topics and areas buzzing with activity within the arts and health realm, we’ll focus on 3 areas for this chat: Arts-Based Health Communications, ‘Arts on Prescription’ and Health Humanities. The Framework seeks to commit Australian Health and Arts Ministers to recognise and support the place of arts and health in improving the health and wellbeing of Australians. Priority will be given to centres that: are working with young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue and who will use the grant to support them to pilot, embed or develop their Arts Award work with these groups. The overarching theme of the conference was Mental Health and Resilience through the Arts”.