Friday, March 6, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre
355 Cooper Street, Ottawa

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Carleton Dominion Chalmers Centre

30+ arts and health practitioners will share what they do in their work, as volunteers or in lived practice that combines the arts, health and community. 

Co-sponsored by Carleton University and the National Arts Centre, this is the 3rd event in a series that aims to expand a community of practice among those working through the arts to improve the lives of underserved youth, new immigrants, refugees, and those in care facilities and with special needs, first at the local level and over time more widely to include national and international partners. 

PROGRAMME

9:30-9:45 a.m. Registration & Welcome – Woodside Hall (Note: registration table open throughout the day)
10:00-10:30 a.m. Break-out Session #1
10:45-11:15 a.m. Break-out Session #2
11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.  Plenary – Sanctuary
The Social Prescription Movement – Developing the full potential of underserved children, youth and families: A Day at the Museum – A collaboration between the Vanier Social Pediatric Hub, CHEO, University of Ottawa, Carleton University and the Museum of Nature with Dr. Sue Bennett, Professor Pediatrics, University of Ottawa and Dr. Heather Dunlap, Pediatric Resident, CHEO. The presentation will include a brief history of the Social Prescription movement in the UK, Canada and Ontario followed by details of a pilot project of prescribed museum passes to children, youth and their families in Vanier, Ottawa. 
12:15-1:15 p.m.  Lunch provided by Red Apron (for those who pre-paid by March 1st) – Woodside Hall 
1:30-2:00 p.m. Break-out Session #3
2:15-2:45 p.m. Break-out Session #4
3:00-3:30 p.m. Reflections, Future Direction & Closing Remarks – Parlour*

Plenary session led by Dr. Sue Bennett, Director of Social Pediatrics at CHEO and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa with Dr. Heather Dunlap, a CHEO/uOttawa Pediatric Resident, both part of the Alliance for Healthier Communities pilot project examining social prescribing in Ontario. The presentation will include a brief history of the Social Prescription movement in the UK, Canada and Ontario followed by details of a pilot project of prescribed museum passes to children, youth and their families in Vanier, Ottawa.

* The Parlour will serve as a “Reflection Room” all day, with a participatory mural wall and sand mandala. All are welcome for conversation and to share reflections on the day and on future directions. 

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This event is jointly sponsored by Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School for Studies in Art and Culture, and the National Arts Centre with additional support from Arts Health Network Ottawa and the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.

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