An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a skilled individual to run art and play-based workshops in various settings, with a range of age groups across Kathmandu
For details for the job and how to apply, please download the pdf.
Trek in the Himalayas and make a difference to the lives of young refugees.
Art therapy workshops in support of psychosocial health in Nepal’ were successfully delivered in two parts earlier this month, led by Debra Kalmanowitz and Bobby Lloyd. Hosted respectively by the United Mission for Nepal and the Esther Benjamin Memorial Fund, this ambitious initiative was attended by over 50 front-line staff and care professionals from more than 20 local oganisations. The training used art-making to build on already existing skills and increase capacity of local care workers who work daily and under enormous pressure to support Tibetan and other refugees, survivors of trafficking and internally displaced children - in refugee reception centres, refuges, orphanages and community mental health settings across Nepal.
Art therapy training workshops in Nepal - November 2013, with Art Therapy Initiative
Starting 6th January 2014
St Agnes Lodge, Bristol
This Autumn, East London-based student Jessica Goodison Burgess and her architect mum, Louise Goodison went on a 24-day trek in Nepal around the 8th highest mountain in the world, to raise funds to support Art Refuge UK (ARUK) and Art Therapy Initiative (ATI) in the delivery of two weeks of art therapy workshops.
It has been an eventful year in the life of ARUK, and the coming twelve months are set to be more eventful still!