Connect to Art and change in Northern Ireland
Time: July 23, 2012 to July 27, 2012
Location: NICVA Buildings
Street: Duncairn Gardens
City/Town: Belfast, BT15 2GB
Website or Map: http://www.nigat.org
Event Type: 20th, art, therapy, summer, school
Organized By: NIGAT Summer School Commitee
Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2012
This non-residential summer school is designed for therapists, artists, teachers, nurses, doctors, social workers in statutory and voluntary agencies, prospective art therapy students and all those interested in the therapeutic application of art with children and adults.
Please note: The summer school will neither qualify persons as art therapists
nor is it to be seen as personal therapy; rather it will provide an introduction and/or extend ideas and skills.
The mission of Northern Ireland Group for Art as Therapy (NIGAT) is to promote the use of creativity in the arts to enhance wellbeing
Our vision of the future is one where everyone has an understanding of the value of art as therapy and has the opportunity to experience the power of the creative process.
The following values underpin all aspects of NIGAT:
Creativity is a fundamental human right and has unique power to transform individuals
Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect
Art as therapy is something that everyone can experience. NIGAT is open and welcoming to all
Everyone has the right to feel safe and to have their confidentiality respected
NIGAT is its members. We are committed to working as a team, using the skills and commitment of the members. NIGAT, formed in 1976 became a Registered Charity in 1989 (XR36993). It is a membership organisation which is administered by a Voluntary Committee, elected annually at the AGM from within the membership group. Office bearers are elected from within the Committee Group. Due to its voluntary nature NIGAT has no office or premises, but can be contacted through the NIGAT Secretary by emailing: email@example.com or c/o Centre for Psychotherapy, Shimna
House, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, Belfast BT8 8BH.