DCEP Network event

How the Arts can Positively Impact the Mental Wellbeing of Children and Young People.


Arts and Health consultant Elaine Burke presents this free to attend 2-hour twilight session for teachers and others working with children and young people in Doncaster.  

When: Tuesday 25th May 4 – 6pm
Where: via Zoom.
Click here to book your free place.
A Zoom link will be sent out closer to the time of the event with all information that you will need to attend.

The aim of the event is to highlight the importance of creativity to children’s wellbeing and development, and to give participants motivation and confidence to use creative approaches more in their work. 

Elaine will use a mix of theory and practical local examples from darts’ Creative Classrooms programme, to promote Creativity for maximum positive impact at each stage of children’s development. 

Please contact susan@castindoncaster.com for any further information. 

About Elaine Burke:
Elaine is a specialist in arts and health, and an art psychotherapist. Her work focuses on transformational, ambitious approaches to break cycles of deprivation and lack of access to opportunity for the most vulnerable children, young people and families.

From her many years’ experience as an art psychotherapist specialising in child, adolescent and family mental health, she has an in-depth understanding of how children thrive, and what supports their wellbeing. This combines with her background in public health – protecting and improving wellbeing through a systemic understanding of the wider social determinants of health. Within public health, Elaine established and led a pioneering arts and health service, gaining a national and international reputation for innovative preventative healthcare programmes with the NHS, schools, social services, communities, prisons & young offenders and over 100 partner services.

As an independent specialist, Elaine supports wellbeing-focused and creatively catalytic programmes to offer new responses to wellbeing challenges in health services, schools and communities. She is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
Click here to book your free place.