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Mind the Music: Supporting An Emotionally Healthy Brain For Creative Arts Leaders

Mind the Music is a three year programme supporting young people with mental health issues, through music making.

As part of the programme, Community Music is offering a series of training sessions for music and arts leaders across London. Anyone currently working with, or interested in working with, young people using the creative arts can benefit from this training.

This first day-long session, which takes place on March 9th 2018, is led by Jo Stockdale from the Child Learning and Development Advisory Centre. She will help us to understand how the brain develops throughout childhood and adolescence, providing a basis for further understanding of different mental health conditions, which we will look at more in depth in future training sessions.

About Jo Stockdale:
"Jo is a trainer with Child Learning and Development Advisory Centre (CLADAC) which provides training, evaluation and consultancy for all kinds of organisations which support the healthy social and emotional development of children and young people. CLADAC specialises is helping practitioners to understand and practically apply the basic principles of healthy brain development to enhance and develop their practice. Jo has a background in the creative sector and started to develop work in this field more than a decade ago when she become interested in why creative practitioners were often so successful in nurturing the social and emotional wellbeing of children.
Jo is passionate about the importance of using creative practice, and creative practitioners, to promote mental health and, outside of CLADAC, Jo is also a drama practitioner with a particular interest in working with children with learning disabilities and emotional and behavioural difficulties."

This event is fully accessible, with disabled toilets on the ground floor and ramp access to the front of the building.
Please get in touch with us if you require a BSL interpreter.

Venue: The Brady Arts Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London E1 5HU

10am - 5pm

The session costs £5 (including lunch)

Click here for full schedule and to register

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