Dramatherapist: Children and Young People’s Service, Dundee Rep Theatre – deadline 13 May 2016

Dundee Rep Creative Learning Team is looking for a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Dramatherapist with specific experience of working with children and young people, experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.

British Association for Music Therapy conference – 8-10 April 2016

From the BAMT website:

The healthcare landscape in the UK, and beyond, has been in flux for some time. Like many arts-based, health-related professions, it is time for music therapists to reconsider our voice, our value, and our public profile.

Tamalpa training workshops, Scotland & Kent - March 2016

Tamalpa Experience Workshops: Embodied Creativity & Healing

East Lothian, Scotland & Folkestone, Kent - March 2016

2-day intensive workshops designed to give participants an experiential understanding of the Tamalpa process: expressive arts practice which combines dance / movement, visual art and creative writing.

The workshops and trainings are hosted by Tamalpa UK, affiliated with the Tamalpa Institute (TI) California.

Cost: £160 conc. £120

East Lothian, Scotland

Best practice guide for artists working in prison

A new guide for artists working in prisons has resulted from a three-year, evaluated programme of arts interventions in the Scottish criminal justice system.

Tamalpa Experience Workshops – 26 and 27 March 2016

This two day workshop will give participants the opportunity to gain an experiential understanding of the Tamalpa Life /Art Process®, an expressive arts practice combining dance, visual art and creative writing to access the innate wisdom of the body and the transformative power of the imagination.

Folkestone, Kent

March 2016

If your body could speak, what would it say?

Arts and Wellbeing tender – deadline 15 January 2016

NHS Glasgow and Clyde has issued a tender for the delivery of an Arts and Wellbeing service model for people who currently access mental health services.

The tender is for the provision of a range of meaningful day activity and employability opportunities in the Glasgow

Creative activity workbook for people with dementia

Aberdeenshire Council Arts Development in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland has published a hands on guide to activities for carers and people with early to middle stage dementia written in a recipe format, with an activity for every week of the year.

Activities include gardening, arts and crafts, writing, trips and games, and music and song. The overall aim is to improve wellbeing and self-esteem, help with cognition and rural isolation, and simply have fun together.

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival – 10-31 October (launch 9 Sept)

A network of volunteers, artists and activists have worked tirelessly to pull together a compelling programme of events which promise to entertain, inspire and challenge in equal measure. Join us for an afternoon of music, film and literature to give you taste of what’s in store. The Festival will run from the 10th - 31st October this year with 'Passion' as the theme. 

Art/design commission for new mental health unit, Scotland – deadline 7 September

A design opportunity for a significant project at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) and Department of Neurosciences (DCN) in Edinburgh is available.  This design brief is for the research and development of concept and scheme designs for enhancing the interior design of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service department (CAMHS) to create a child and young person centred safe and therapeutic environment.

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Arts Project Manager – deadline 25 May 2015

Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation is seeking a project manager to develop and deliver art and greenspace design provision for the redevelopment of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Primary tasks include:

• Input into the design process for any capital elements with an arts purpose.

• Deliver prioritised arts and greenspace design projects for Phase One, outlining budgets, timelines and briefs.

• Identify/ recruit, appoint and manage artists and designers to develop and deliver selected projects.


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