ARTS PRACTICE FOR COMMUNITY CARE
Suicide Prevention Training in collaboration with The School Of Psychology, Nepal (TSOP) Nepal.
17-21 January 2018 10am – 4pm
We are delighted to be collaborating with Narendra to run this five day training workshop for people who are involved in community care in Nepal. That includes : social workers, medical workers, pastoral care workers, community leaders, and students. If you think you can benefit – you are welcome! We have visited and worked in the community in Nepal for six years, so the training will be very Nepal needs focussed.
NATURE OF WORKSHOPS :
Practical and interactive
Encouraging and enjoyable
Combination of practice and theory, reflection and discussion
Fun and dynamic as well as quiet and reflective.
We warmly welcome our participants. Our approach is inclusive, friendly, and encouraging.
We ask participants to commit to each full day as well as to the full workshop program for the best understanding and outcomes.
TOPICS COVERED IN THE FIVE DAYS:
Using arts in the community for care and wellbeing
Focus and distraction
How to set up an arts program in the community – things you need to know
Meaning and purpose
Trauma and recovery
Arts in mental illness and mental health
INFORMATION and BOOKINGS
all enquiries to :
We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!
|10 am||Welcome and introduction to Using the Arts for Care in the Community.|
|Introduction of facilitators|
|Warm up and ice breaking games; followed by short discussion about using games to get to know each other and start to develop a sense of trust.||Alex|
|Group Painting/Drawing. Introduction to using colour. Followed by a short discussion about creating work together as a community||Anne|
|DAY TWO||Warm up and ice-breaking games; followed by short group exercise to practice leading a game||Alex|
|Introduction to collage and painting to create a set of Strength Cards.||Anne|
|Introduction to telling our stories through drama.||Alex|
|Discussion about self-care||Anne and Narendra|
|Introduction to hand-made books; drawing and collage techniques.|
|DAY THREE||Developing skills from previous days; introducing skills in working in groups to tell our stories.||Alex|
|Continue working on our cards, developing arts skills||Anne|
|Reflection on the day and mid-way feedback||Anne and Alex|
|DAY FOUR||Art games for fun.||Anne|
|Clowning and mime||Alex|
|Introduction to trauma and creating handmade books|
|Discussion around telling my story through art||Anne and Alex|
|DAY FIVE||Warm up and ice-breaking games; followed by short group work to practice leading a game|
|Finishing off books or cards. Discussion on how to talk about art and the artwork made by participants in a positive and respectful way.||Anne|
|Rehearse and finalise stories created over the previous days and present these to the group.||Alex|
|Showcase of the art work created over five days||Anne|
|Questions, discussion and reflection||Anne, Alex and Narendra|
|Congratulations and close|
images in this post are from our work in the brick kilns, Nepal and our training workshops at the Nepal School of Social Work.