VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

Please click on the links below to view the "Arch of Arts in Health" abstracts and virtual presentations.

On March 18 and 19 (during the official coffee breaks), a special area outside the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport auditorium will be designated for virtual presenters to further showcase their projects. Registered participants are welcome to meet the virtual authors to discuss their work.

Abstract submission is now closed. Persons who are interested in submitting late breaking abstracts should contact the secretariat directly at artsinhealth@target-conferences.com

  • A DESCRIPTION OF THE BONES FOR LIFE(R) PROGRAM BY RUTHY ALON THIS PROGRAM IS BASED UPON THE MOVEMENT INTELLIGENCE CONTAINED IN BONE STRENGTH AND WEIGHT-BEARING POSTURE, BASED ON DR. FELDENKRAIS’ APPROACH TO SOMATIC LEARNING
    Nancy Aidelman, Feldenkrais Practitioner and Bones for Life Trainer, Israel and the Foundation for Movement Intelligence, USA
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  • JOINT EXPERIENCE IN CRISIS ~ A SELF DISCOVERY
    Saoni Banerjee, Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, Israel; Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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  • THE PLAY PARADIGM PRESENTS:
    AN ENCOUNTER BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND DRAMA THERAPY
    Dov Blum, Drama Therapist and Clinical Criminologist, Israel
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  • USING THE ARTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH MESSAGING TO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
    Gary A.H. Christenson, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
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  • CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN PRACTICE, RESEARCH, TRAINING, AND JOB DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARTS AND HEALTHCARE: CROSS ORGANIZATIONAL/CROSS DEPARTMENTAL CAPACITY BUILDING TO EMPOWER THE ARTS IN HEALTH CARE
    Lynn Crandall, Institute for Genetic Medicine, University of Southern California, Institute for Integrative Medicine, University of Southern California, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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  • FARAWAY PLACES - AN ARTWORK INSTALLATION FOR THE ICU
    Nehama Grenimann Bauch, Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, Israel and Young Hadassah International, New York, NY, USA
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  • COGNITION AND FEELINGS DURING ART THERAPY INTERVENTIONS
    Ruth Harpaz, Ministry of Education and Galilee College, Acre, Israel
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  • THE HAGAR PROJECT: CONTROL GROUP A AND B
    Julia Hitchcock, Department of Art, Baylor University, Waco and Allbritton Art Foundation, Houston, TX, USA
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    Click here to view Moral Hazards of the Collective Copy
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  • USING ARTS AND NARRATIVES TO FOSTER REFLECTIVE CAPACITY IN MEDICAL EDUCATORS - A FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
    Khaled Karkabi (MD, MMH), Department of Family Medicine, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Clalit Health Services, Haifa and Western Galilee District, Israel
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  • DESIGNING RESTROOMS IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: ENHANCING HEALTH AND WELLBEING
    Tsipi Keidar, Independent, Israel
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  • IS ‘PURPOSE’ THE MISSING PIECE? – ASSEMBLING PUZZLES AS RECREATION AND THERAPY IN AN ALS PATIENT
    Esther-Lee Marcus, Chronic Ventilation Unit, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • COPING WITH PHYSICAL DISEASES USING ART AND GUIDED IMAGERY
    Dalia Meir, David Yellin College, Jerusalem and Private Clinic, Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • TAKING CARE OF THE CARE GIVER - ART AS THERAPY IN SUPPORT GROUPS FOR WOMEN WHO FUNCTION AS THE PRIMARY CAREGIVERS IN THE REHABILITATION PROCESS OF THEIR PARTNERS RECOVERING FROM A STROKE/ BRAIN INJURY
    Natalie Nachmani Shohat, Graduate Program in Visual Art Therapy, Lesley University Extension Program, Netanya, Israel, Out Patient Center, Reuth Rehabilitation Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • MOVEMENT BASED SOMATIC THERAPY
    Tracey M. Nicholson, Postgraduate Program, Tensegrity Training, Hobart, Tasmania; Professional Development Mentoring Program; Dance Therapy Association of Australia, Melbourne; AIRTA (Inc.) Association of Imago Relationship Therapists; Australian Association of Social Work, Australia
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  • KOL-BE: TRANSFORMING THE IMPLICIT INTO EXPLICIT INTEGRATION OF ART AND FOCUSING
    Atsmaout Perlstein and Bilha Frolinger, The Israeli Focusing Center
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  • THE ARTISTIC MOVEMENT WITHIN THE FEAR PARALYSIS: CHILDREN UNDER POLITICAL TERROR IN SDEROT
    Dana Salmon, M.A in Art Therapy, Lesley University Extension, Netanya, Israel
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  • SPIRITUALITY POST BREAST CANCER
    Ety Shachar Siman-Tov, Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, and the Arab College of Education, Haifa, Israel
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  • "GESHER LE-KESHER" THERAPEUTIC STUDIO: INTEGRATED COGNITIVE, EMOTIONAL AND CREATIVE APPROACH FOR PROMOTING MENTALLIZATION FOR PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Bruria Shifron, Psychologist, Haifa University, Israel
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  • MUSIC BUS GOES MIDDLE EAST – A MUSICIANS WITHOUT BORDERS PRESENTATION
    Fabienne van Eck, Musicians without Borders, The Netherlands
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  • EXPRESSIVE ARTS INTERVENTIONS IN A SOCIO-ECONOMICALLY CHALLENGED ENVIRONMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Rosemare Visser, Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, Israel, Itsoseng Clinic, Mamelodi, University of Pretoria, South Africa
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  • EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY IN AN OPEN SPACE ENVIRONMENT AT THE SHAARE ZEDEK MEDICAL CENTER‏ JERUSALEM
    Asnat Weinfeld, School near the Pediatric Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • MOVEMENT, DRAMA AND GUIDED IMAGERY FOR PREVENTION OF SOCIAL MALADIES: XENOPHOBIA
    Hilda Wengrower, Department of Theatre Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Burgos, Spain
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  • THE GAYA METHOD – HEALING THROUGH CREATIVITY-EMOTIONAL SUPPORT IN THE PROCESS OF FERTILITY, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH
    Sarit Zeltzer, Graduate School of Arts & Social Sciences, Master of Arts in Expressive Therapies, Israel
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