SEARCH RESULTS FOR ARTS AND MILITARY IN AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS ARCHIVE : 30 ITEMS FOUND

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: 2013

Published in October, 2013 the report, Arts, Health, and Well-Being Across the Military Continuum - White Paper and Framing a National Plan for Action, details a series of recommendations in the areas of research, practice, and policy that came out of two national convenings. The convening were The Arts and Health in the Military National Roundtable (November 2012) and the National Summit: Arts, Health, and Well-Being Across the Military Continuum.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: 2013

The 2013 topic for the National Arts Policy Roundtable, Arts and Healing: Mind, Body and Community proposed that the arts can play an important role in the rehabilitation of those who have experienced both mental and physical traumas, including our nation's wounded servicemen and women.

Author(s): Judy Rollins, PhD, RN
Date of Publication: 2012

Power point presentation from the webinar presented by the Arts and Health Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Arts & Health) entitled, Reuniting through the Arts: Offering Creative Arts Experiences That Support Families of Returning Wounded Troops, led by Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, Rollins & Associates, and Ermyn King, MA, ArtStream, Inc. in 2012.

Author(s): Judy Rollins, PhD, RN and Ermyn King, MA
Date of Publication: 2011

Power point presentation from the webinar presented by the Arts and Health Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Arts & Health) entitled, Coming Home to the Arts: Bringing Creative Arts Opportunities to Wounded Warriors, Their Families, and Military Hospital Staff led by Judy Rollins, PhD, RN and Ermyn King, MA in 2011.

Author(s): Ketch, Robert A.; Rubin, Robert T.; Baker, Matthew R.; Sones, Alexander C.; and Ames, Donna
Date of Publication: July 2015

"Preliminary evidence from self-report measures indicates positive effects on mood, self-esteem, socialization and community participation among the veteran participants and recognition among staff that the course aids the veterans’ recovery process. Appreciating art thus appears to promote both subjective and objective improvement in recovery and community re-integration for veterans who are experiencing chronic and disabling emotional distress."

Author(s): Mims, Rachel
Date of Publication: 2015

"This paper details a pilot study that used a six-week visual journaling art therapy group with military veterans in recovery in order to reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Two participants completed the journaling group, pre- and posttest Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation—Outcome Measure (CORE-OM), and an individual interview. The data from the CORE-OM were analyzed to determine change in overall score as well as the domains of life functioning, risk/harm, problems/symptoms, and subjective well-being. The individual interviews were analyzed to

Author(s): Canto, Angela I.; McMackin, Meredith; Lin Hayden; Seth C.W.; Jeffery, Karin A.; and Osborn, Debra S.
Date of Publication: July 2015

"Student veterans represent a unique population on college campuses. Not only are they transitioning back to civilian life but also into a new role as college student. This paper describes the attempts of one university to aid in that transition through the means of expressive arts. A detailed description of the Paper Peace and glass pouring workshops and accompanying pictures is provided in this paper. In addition, reflections on the workshops and plans for future workshops are described."

Author(s): Rollins, Judy and King, Ermyn
Date of Publication: July 2015

"Findings indicate that the program addressed children’s needs at a number of points in time with six themes that have emerged from the data. These include, visits with the injured parent, self-expression, distraction and respite, parental engagement, normalization and empowerment. The findings lend support on ways an artists-in-residence program uses creative arts engagement to promote coping for children of hospitalized wounded service members and to encourage ongoing participation in the arts upon discharge.

Author(s): USA Today
Date of Publication: November 2015

USA TODAY created this free special edition on Veteran Affairs in honor of Veteran's Day in 2015.

Author(s): USA Today
Date of Publication: November 2015

USA TODAY created this free special edition on Veteran Affairs in honor of Veteran's Day in 2015. The articles focused on meeting the needs or our veterans. Among the articles was a feature on how veteran's are using art thearpy as a way to heal from trauma.

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