Developing a Multidisciplinary Diploma on Art Therapy in Health Education

HEALING project will be designed and implemented across (8) Universities in Tunisia, Jordan and (5) across Europe (Italy, Portugal, Greece, Belgium, Croatia). The main objective of the project is to represent and encourage the development of the Arts Therapies and Arts Therapies education in partner countries, in particular, to design professional educational program (e-learning package) that will enable all staff and students working with patients with long term conditions to offer their patients arts-based therapeutic activities. The consortium will collaborate to create materials for the e-Learning package of vocational training for staff and students in how to use the arts as a therapeutic tool. This new learning package will enable staff from a variety of professional backgrounds to include the arts as part of their therapeutic work. (The Arts Therapies include art therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy and music therapy). Staff from partner countries will be sharing their experiences and gaining knowledge of how the arts can be used in different cultural and medical settings through attending training workshops in program countries.
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Carlos Vaz de Carvalho
University of Jordan, Jordan
The University of Jordan, Jordan; Hashemite University Jordan; Irbid National University, Jordan; Isra University, Jordan; Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan; University de Gabes, Tunisia; University of Sfax, Tunisia; University of Sousse, Tunisia; University of Brescia, Italy; Polytechnic Institute of Porto,Portugal; National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Universidade Católica Portuguesa,Portugal; Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek; Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia; University College Limburg, Belgium
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