upcoming Training in Nepal

ARTS PRACTICE FOR COMMUNITY CARE

Suicide Prevention Training in collaboration with The School Of Psychology, Nepal (TSOP) Nepal.

17-21 January 2018     10am – 4pm

Kathmandu, Nepal

 

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.

Strengths practice

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

Building resilience

Building skills

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

Strengths practice

INFORMATION and BOOKINGS 

all enquiries to  :

Narendra  Singh Thagunna, Ph.D.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology), PhD(Cross-Cultural Psychology)
CEO, PSYCHDESK FOUNDATION 
Cell: +977-9851205519/9844675519     thagunnanarendra81@gmail.com 

We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!

  CONTENT PRIMARY FACILITATOR
DAY ONE    
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
  Break  
  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
  Break  
  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
  Break  
  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
  Break  
  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
  Break  
  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.

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