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Tuesday, September 19, 2017  |  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Arts in Health: Innovation in Healthcare and Educational Programs

Jenny Baxley Lee, MA, BC-DMT
Faculty Member, UF's Center for Arts in Medicine in the College of the Arts
Cynthia Perlis
Director, Art for Recovery
Dr. Lori Power, BSN, MA, EdD
Faculty Member, University of New England School of Social Works Applied Arts Social Justice

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM 
Cynthia Perlis: Art for Recovery: Creativity in Healthcare  

Art for Recovery is one of the longest running art and healing programs in the country. The history of how this program began in 1988 in the HIV unit at UCSF, the creation of multiple Art for Recovery programs across all three UCSF campuses and in the community that continues today, along with the success in writing grants and obtaining funding throughout the Bay Area will be discussed. In addition, the relationship that was developed with the UCSF Foundation and the UCSF Department of Medical Humanities that has led to the continued success of this program will be explored. An interactive creative component will be experienced by the audience as well as videos that will give heart to the program.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Dr. Lori Power, BSN., MA, EdD.

This presentation will introduce an innovative new program offered at UNE's Master of Social Work Program: The Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. This program formalizes the relationship between the arts and healing, and is the first program of its kind in the United States. Its approach links artists, art therapists, and community activists with social workers, social work students, and community members.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Jenny Baxley Lee, Jill Sonke: Engaging Learners in Arts in Health Education in Traditional and Online Environments

Through design and implementation of academic curriculum, faculty at the UF Center for Arts in Medicine have learned a great deal about pedagogy in arts in health education in both traditional and online learning environments. In the spirit of a lively, facilitated discussion, participants will examine aspects of academic programs with the aim to share ideas, deepen discourse and improve excellence in arts in health education internationally.