Arts Well: Grow – New June dates
Arts Well have announced new June dates for their popular and well-received series of online professional development workshops – GROW
Arts Well have announced new June dates for their popular and well-received series of online professional development workshops. The programme is aimed at practitioners working in the space of creativity, culture, health and wellbeing and are designed with an emphasis on being able to put your learning into practice.
Each workshop is a stand-alone session, so you can book for just one, but many people attend the full programme.
At just two and a half hours long, including a break, the sessions recognise the need to reduce screen fatigue and allow time for discussion and questions throughout. Bookings are now open – click on the links below.
Arts Well recognises the very different circumstances that people are facing, especially as a consequence of this pandemic, so the workshops are available at 3 different price points –
£25 is the standard price; £15 concessionary or a donation for those who would otherwise not be able to attend.
Please pay the appropriate price for your circumstances, acknowledging that Arts Well is a small not-for-profit organisation that relies on this trading income to deliver its activities.
All sessions run from 10.00 a.m to 12.30 p.m.
Understanding social prescribing – Tuesday June 14th
This session provides an opportunity for you to find out more about social prescribing models and the contribution your creative practice could make. You will explore the various considerations involved and discuss how to present your proposals.
Facilitating mental wellbeing through creativity – Thursday June 16th
As well as exploring the benefits of creativity for mental wellbeing, this session includes mental health awareness, maintaining healthy boundaries, and safe and ethical practice. We will consider how to bring the Five Ways to Wellbeing into creative workshops.
Writing funding bids and applications – Tuesday June 21st
This workshop will look at different types of funding, show you how to research and select the right funder for your project, structure your funding bid and become more confident and skilled in writing your bid to make you and your project stand out.
Outcomes and evaluation – Wednesday June 22nd
This workshop focuses on the importance of evaluating your activities or project – why and what you should evaluate, different approaches and popular and appropriate evaluation tools. An essential session for anyone running arts and health activities.
Creativity and dementia good practice – Wednesday June 29th
In this session you will explore the benefits of creativity for people living with dementia. You will have a brief introduction to dementia awareness, learn how to tailor your practice so it is accessible and engaging, and get advice about working in specific settings.
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