Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation to support the participation of adults with Learning Disabilities in Adult Education
EU-Programme: Erasmus+, KA2, Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education
Coordination: IRIPS (France)
Duration: October 2020 – September 2022
ARTIVATE project to foster the implementation of art therapy based psychoeducation to support the participation of adults with Learning Disabilities in Adult Education.
To this purpose, a multi-stakeholder partnership of seven European entities from France, Spain, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Poland, experts in the fields of Art Therapy, Adult Education and Learning Disabilities, have worked together to analyse common needs in the different countries with regard to adult learners with Learning Disabilities, target beneficiaries of the project, and key areas of intervention to support the implementation of art therapy based psychoeducation by Adult Education teachers and health care professionals, target users of the project products.
The ARTIVATE project partners will co-design, develop and test innovative methods and digital solutions with the following set of intellectual outputs:
– IO1 Matrix of Competencies on Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation to overcome Adults’ Learning Disabilities.
– IO2 ARTIVATE Online Campus, a new ICT-based educative tool focused on overcoming Learning Disabilities in Adult Education through Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation.
– IO3 ARTIVATE Practical Activities Set, a series of tools, methods and exercises on Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation.
The project will have a direct and positive impact: (i) the partner organizations will improve their training offer, the skills and competencies of their staff and the quality of their services.
addressed to adults with LD (ii) Adult Education teachers and health care professionals will count with new opportunities of qualification and professional development in Art Therapy.
Based Psychoeducation and access to innovative tools to be applied in their daily practice (iii) Adults with LD will receive adequate and specialized support and access to tailored and flexible Adult Education programmes (iiii) associated partners and stakeholders will have the opportunity to participate in a new community of practice at local, regional and European level on Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation, sharing information and improving skills and knowledge of the domain.
Project Nº 2020-1-FR01-KA204-080200
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.