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Call for Artists – REFLECT Lab Co-mentoring Opportunity in Collaborative Arts and Health with Children and Young People (Northwest Region, February 2011 – December 2011)

REFLECT Lab will aim to develop skills, confidence, and knowledge by bringing artists and healthcare workers together in co-mentoring pairs.  People taking part are given the opportunity to pause, reflect, reconnect, and reappraise their professional practice from a new perspective.

Previous co-mentors have shared values, explored different points of view, and re-focused their work with children and young people as a direct consequence of exploring their own creative practice. REFLECT Lab co-mentoring is a dynamic, collaborative learning process for people across sectors, developed by The Sage Gateshead (UK).

If you are an artist of any discipline (theatre/music/ visual/literary/dance/ circus etc) working with children and young people in the Northwest (Sligo/Leitrim/Donegal) and would like to participate in this professional development programme with healthcare workers from Feb 2011 – December 2011, please contact Helium for further information and an application form: reflect@old.helium.ie .

DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 26, 2011.

Commitment is aprox 8 days within this time-frame and there is no fee for this course.

You can also find a recent audio/visual presentation on REFLECT Lab by following this link: http://www.old.helium.ie/reflect.html

You can also find further information on REFLECT co-mentoring here: http://www.reflectco-mentoring.com/

REFLECT Lab is funded under the Arts Council of Ireland Local Partnership Scheme with additional funding and support from Sligo County Council and HSE WEST, and hosted by The Model, Sligo, and The Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.