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Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing (ECC) 2020-21: Developing skills in creative activities (CHW103)


Below are your reading lists as specified by teaching staff.
Clicking the book title will search the East Coast College library catalogue for print copies.  If there is a computer icon Ebook icon next to the title, clicking this will take you to the ebook link via Discovery.

Don't forget that you can use Discovery to search for additional ebooks and journal articles which will be relevant to this module.

Essential Reading

Argyle, E. & Winship, G. (2015) ‘Creative practice in a group setting’, Mental Health and Social Inclusion, 19 (3), pp.141-147.

Holford, A. (2011) "Creative opportunities for patients' wellbeing: Anita Holford describes how voluntary arts groups are an important resource for helping patients to manage long-term illnesses and improve self-esteem", Primary Health Care, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 16

Recommended Reading

Arcangeli, A. (2000) "Dance and Health: The Renaissance Physicians' View", Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 3-30.

Gutheil, I.A. & Heyman, J.C. 2016, "Older Adults and Creative Arts: Personal and Interpersonal Change", Arts, Adaptation & Aging, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 169-179.

Thompson, I. & Tawell, A. (2017) "Becoming other: social and emotional development through the creative arts for young people with behavioural difficulties", Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 18-17.

Vogelpoel, N. & Jarrold, K. (2014) ‘Social prescription and the role of participatory arts programmes for older people with sensory impairments’, Journal of Integrated Care, 22 (2), pp. 39-50

Library Catalogue

Use this link to search the East Coast College library catalogue for print books in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Further Reading

Hacking, S., Secker, J., Spandler, H., Kent, L. & Shenton, J. (2008) ‘Evaluating the impact of participatory art projects for people with mental health needs’, Health & Social Care in the Community, 16 (6) pp. 638-648.

Pienaar, L. & Reynolds, F. (2015) "‘A respite thing’: A qualitative study of a creative arts leisure programme for family caregivers of people with dementia", Health Psychology Open, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 205510291558156.

Pearce, R. & Lillyman, S. (2015) "Reducing social isolation in a rural community through participation in creative arts projects", Nursing Older People, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 33-38.