The Centre for Arts as Wellbeing at the University of Winchester, Willis Newson and RSPH are launching a CPD Programme, Creative and Credible, led by Professor Norma Daykin and Willis Newson Director Jane Willis, co-producers of the Creative and Credible Website and materials.
The programme builds on the Economic and Social Research Council funded research project with University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol which completed in 2015, and aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing.
This project is in collaboration with:
This introductory workshop will explore key principles and methodologies for evaluating arts for health and wellbeing programmes. It will examine each phase of the Creative and Credible evaluation cycle, from planning through to dissemination, responding to participants’ questions and providing guidance on when and how to use different evaluation approaches, methods and tools.
Professor Norma DaykinProfessor Daykin is an award-winning researcher with extensive experience of evaluating arts projects in a wide variety of health and wellbeing contexts. She is co-executive editor of Arts and Health: an International Journal of Research, Policy and Practice, and author of Public Health England’s Arts, Health and Wellbeing Evaluation Framework. She is currently Professor in the Institute of New Social Research at the University of Tampere, Finland and works closely with the University of Winchester’s Centre for Arts as Wellbeing.
Jane WillisJane Willis is a creative producer and strategic thinker. In 1994, she set up Vital Arts at Barts Health NHS Trust and, since then, has worked with more than 32 NHS Trusts to produce inspiring creative programmes that improve health and wellbeing. She has played an active role in the development of the sector over the past 24 years and has expertise in arts and health evaluation, developed through a longstanding relationship with UWE. The Willis Newson approach to evaluation is rigorous, appropriate to the context and rooted in creative practice.
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The cost of this programme is £85 per person. Participants attending the introductory workshop will also receive RSPH Associate Membership free for the first year, and have the chance to join the Arts, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group. There will also be an opportunity to undertake an intensive follow-up programme with a small group of participants.
This programme takes place at our London head office, close to Tower Hill underground station, and will run from 10:00 - 16:00.
For further information about the Creative and Credible Project that informed the design of the programme, please visit the Creative and Credible website.