Creative Wellbeing provides culturally relevant, healing-centered arts education that builds mental health protective factors for system-involved youth impacted by LA County's child welfare system. Creative Wellbeing is a non-traditional approach that integrates arts and mental health strategies to support social-emotional development and healing from trauma. Join us to learn more about the Creative Wellbeing Approach, experience it in action, and ways you can embed it into your own practice!

This series is brought to you by a partnership between Wellbeing for LA and Creative Wellbeing, a strategic collaboration between the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, Office of Child Protection, Department of Mental Health, and the Arts for Healing and Justice Network, as part of the LA County Arts Education Collective to advance the goals of Arts for All Children, Youth, & Families: Los Angeles County’s New Regional Blueprint for Arts Education.

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Learning objectives

  • Describe the four foundational concepts of the Creative Wellbeing approach
  • Discuss the impact of culturally relevant engagement on mental wellbeing
  • Identify three strategies for incorporating healing-informed arts into interactions with youth, families, and colleagues
  • Discuss the significance of self- and community care for youth-supporting adults in healing-centered arts approaches

Training times

Date Time Availability
August 03, 2022 (Wednesday) -- Featuring: Rhythm Arts Alliance
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday) -- Featuring: Street Poets Inc.
August 17, 2022 (Wednesday) -- Featuring: WriteGirl / Bold Ink Writers
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
(for all dates)

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