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Introduction to Creative and Credible

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Introduction to Creative and Credible

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.

When Jan 10, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where RSPH, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AN
Contact Phone 020 7265 7384
Attendees The programme will be useful particularly for arts practitioners and organisations seeking to develop a wellbeing focus as part of their work.
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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.
Professor Norma Daykin

Professor 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 Willis

Jane 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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