With this kit, you will:

Learn creative ways to feel better!

  • Learn how the arts impact individual and public health

  • Learn how to partner with your healthcare provider to become an active participant in your healthcare plan

  • Get one-of-a-kind tools to start using right away

Course curriculum

This course does not qualify for NBCC hours.

  • 1

    Welcome to the Arts in Health Starter Kit Course!

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Defining Arts in Health

    • Arts Engagement 101

    • Arts in Health 101

  • 3

    The Power of the Arts

    • Impact on Health and Well-being

    • Impact on Public Health

    • Class Discussion

  • 4

    Arts in Health Tools

    • Become an Arts Engagement Advocate

    • Arts Engagement Assessment Form - Download

    • Arts Engagement Prescription Form

    • Weekly Arts Engagement Planner

    • Arts Engagement Evaluation Form

  • 5

    Putting the tools into practice

    • Time to TAKE CHARGE of your health!

Course Instructor

Dr. Sarah Ness

Founder of Arts in Health Institute

Sarah Ness, PhD is a passionate advocate for the healing power of the arts. She believes that creative coping tools are the building blocks for nervous system regulation and, in turn, essential in the treatment of stress, trauma, and burnout. Dr. Ness has worked in the field of expressive arts therapy and arts in health for nearly 20 years. She has extensive experience working with trauma survivors, children and families in crisis, and patients struggling with chronic and acute illness. Dr. Ness founded the Arts in Health Institute to teach others how to use creative coping tools for personal health and professional practice.

Total cost of this course:

This course is self-paced and available for 1 year after purchase.