Specialist Certificate in Creativity and Health

Shape brighter futures through creative practice
100% online

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It has been proven that creative performance and practice can improve the effectiveness of conventional medical treatments on physical and mental health – particularly for children and young people.

The University of Melbourne's Specialist Certificate in Creativity and Health is a unique course, which has been developed in partnership with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and draws on innovative, best-practice case studies.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to deliver creative, performance-based activities that can help children and young people through health obstacles.

What will you learn?

At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the theory of performance and how it can be applied to increase wellbeing
  • Apply theories founded on evidence-based practice
  • Critically evaluate performance programs and their efficacy in health settings
  • Develop, implement and evaluate performance-based programs in healthcare services.

The unique certificate is delivered 100% online and is designed for healthcare professionals (recent graduates to established practitioners) seeking to move in a new creative direction, or for creative professionals working in healthcare and looking to contribute further to their patients’ wellbeing.

Key Dates

This course is available Term 2 2020 only.

Applications close Start date
6 April, 202020 April, 2020