Presentation on theme: "Centre for Medical Humanities University of Durham Interdisciplinary research and evaluation Delivery of multi-sector ‘arts in health’ projects International."— Presentation transcript:
Centre for Medical Humanities University of Durham Interdisciplinary research and evaluation Delivery of multi-sector ‘arts in health’ projects International profile and network hub A special commitment to the North East region
Are arts in health a means of treating people …or a way of helping them view the world?
- Making ‘new traditions’- an alignment between the social determinants of health and the cultural imperative to make art?
Autonomy and full social participation are so important for health that their lack leads to deterioration in health. Michael Marmot Status Syndrome 2004
Factors which make for health are concerned with a sense of personal and social identity, human worth, communication, participation in the making of political decisions, celebration and responsibility. The language of science alone is insufficient to describe health: the languages of story, myth and poetry also disclose its truth. Michael Wilson Health Is For People. 1975
Common Knowledge Workforce development in arts in health Multi-sector arts in health learning programmes Relationship-based working Pilot projects Research and evaluation Has influenced growth of networks in Yorkshire, East Midlands, North West, County Cork and Western Australia
From 2010, new Common Knowledge programmes in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Co. Durham
Induction event Developing a multi-sector workforce for community-based arts in health promotion HealthTopic Seminars Leading to… Pilot Projects CPD via Durham School of Medicine and Health Placements
Developing reflective practice The foundation of purposeful learning. Learning how to take a perspective on ones own actions and experience - examine experience rather than just live it.