Creative Health (Arts and Health) CIC is an independent community interest company designing and delivering high quality arts and health projects in the West Midlands. In August 2010, IJCAIP with Editor, Cheryl L. McLean (Publisher and Executive Editor, IJCAIP) and IJCAIP Advisory Board member and Associate Editor, Robert Kelly, University of Calgary , published the book, Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change ”, Detselig Temeron Press, Calgary, the first text in the CAIP Research Series.
The timely and critical role of the creative arts in action in many forms for social change is discussed and illustrative research articles address topics such as immigration and identity, racism, aboriginal health and institutional life, mental health, disability and other vital community issues such as access to clean water and raising environmental consciousness.
I have a short post today to kick off October, which is National Bullying Prevention Month Today in sixth grade health class we were working on part of a lesson designed to teach students interpersonal communication skills that can help to safely end a bullying situation.
We searched the following databases and Internet sites, covering the recent period of 1995 through 2007: Medline (PubMed) for general health care literature; Proquest, specifically PsycINFO for psychology journals and CINAHL for nursing and allied health literature; the Cochrane Library for health care reviews; and the Web of Science database including the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Index, and the Arts and Humanities Index.
The website was initiated and is funded by the Arts Council as an important element of its Arts and Health Policy The website was developed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) in partnership with Create,the national development agency for collaborative arts in social and community contexts.