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Arts and Health Australia

Wednesday 17 November 2010

9 am - 10.25 am
Plenary Session 1 : Arts and Health in Hospitals

11am - 12.45pm
Breakout Sessions

1pm - 2 pm

2 pm - 3.45 pm
Plenary Session 2 : Community Health and the Arts

Introduction : Bruce Esplin, Office of the Emergency Services Commissioner, Victorian State Government

Session Chair : Dr Peter Wright, Senior Lecturer, Arts Education and Research Methods, Academic Chair, Research and Postgraduate Studies, School of Education, Murdoch University, Perth, WA

The means to flourish - arts in community health and education - long-term arts in health programs in the North of England, based in primary education settings, that have modelled social living and developed emotional health in otherwise disadvantaged and stressed communities.

Joint Presentation:

Winners of The Royal Society for Public Health Arts and Health Awards 2010 (September 2010), in recognition of their contribution to addressing health inequalities and their outstanding contributions to arts and health practice (Mary Robson and Mike White) and research (Mike White)

Q&A and Priority Recommendations

4pm - 5.30 pm
Breakout sessions

5.30 - 6.30 pm

6.30 - 7.15 pm
Working Together for Wellbeing - A Special Arts and Health Australia Conference Launch

Conference delegates are invited to the launch of a new set of digital and online resources, including a short documentary film, developed specifically for artists promoting the mental health of children and young people. Click here for details.

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