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Case Study Writing Training Workshop
Location: Ty Pawb, Wrexham |  Date: 10th October 2019
Summary: A full day case study training event led by Willis Newson Director Jane Willis, supporting colleagues to write robust and credible arts and health case studies. 
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Introduction to Creative and Credible Evaluation
Location: Royal Society for Public Health, London 
We will be offering our one-day Introduction to Creative and Credible Evaluation on three separate dates over the next six months.
Date: 15th October 2019 |  Date: 18th March 2020 |  Date: 19th March 2020
Summary: The arts and wellbeing evaluation workshop is led by Professor Norma Daykin and Willis Newson Director Jane Willis, co-producers of the Creative and Credible Website and materials. The programme builds on the Economic and Social Research Council funded research project with University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, which aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing.
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Social Prescribing and the Arts
Location: Celf o Gwmpas Llandridnod Wells |  Date: 15th January 2020
Summary: A workshop led by Willis Newson Director Jane Willis focusing on how Social Prescribing and Arts on Prescription fit within wider health and care policy including NHS Wales’ A Healthier Wales: Our Plan for Health and Social Care.
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Creative Evaluation - how to develop and use creative approaches to evaluation with confidence and credibility
Location: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Swansea |  Date: 30th January 2020
Summary: Led by Willis Newson Director Jane Willis, this interactive workshop will look at ways in which we can better harness creativity in order to generate appropriate, relevant, rich and meaningful evaluations.
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The Question of Quality
Location: The Atrium, University of South Wales, Cardiff |  Date: 26th February 2020
Summary: Do you want to be able to articulate, advocate for and improve the quality of your work? If you are working in the field of arts, health and wellbeing and want to develop a clearer understanding of what ‘excellent’ means in relation to the quality of your work, this workshop is for you.
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Enhancing Healthcare Environments
Location: National Dance Company Wales, Cardiff  Date: 13th May 2020
Summary: Learn how to work with artists to create distinctive and welcoming healthcare environments, rooted in people and place, that make patients and staff feel valued. Discover how to commission artworks that provide distraction, enable reflection and support wayfinding across a range of healthcare environments. 
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