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.