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Making Time Online is a series of online conversations designed to support practice discussions and self-care of community arts and cultural development practitioners in Western Australia.

Creative Recovery Network and Community Arts Network (CAN) have partnered to raise awareness of self-care and sustainable CACD work practice. Each conversation will work to develop skills in a specific area.

The provocateur led conversations this year are:
Ethics and Community Engagement – March
Boundary Setting – May
Communication – July
Conflict Resolution – September
Compassion Fatigue – November

New in 2020 for MTO is the inclusion of peer-led conversations bi-monthly. This conversation will be an open discussion driven by participating CACD practitioners and provide an opportunity for reflection in a supported group.

Peer-led conversation dates:
1 April
3 June
5 August
7 October
2 December

For more information contact:

Scotia Monkivitch (Creative Recovery Network)

Jill Brown (CAN)

 Return to skills development

New in 2020 for MTO is the inclusion of peer-led conversations bi-monthly. This conversation will be an open discussion driven by participating CACD practitioners and provide an opportunity for reflection in a supported group.

Peer-led conversation dates
1 April
3 June
5 August
7 October
2 December


5 August-

Feedback from our network of creatives indicated that we are all interested in finding out more about each other and the nuances of our practice. Sharing ideas, thoughts, processes and self-care strategies in a direct peer-to-peer conversation.


3 June-

We invite our community of CACD practitioners to join us for peer-led conversation and reflection of their work in a supported peer group.


1 April – 

 

In April our community of CACD practitioners came together to share creative strategies for coping with isolation and work interruptions during the COVID-19 Crisis.


 

In March CAN and Creative Recovery Network hosted lecturer and prominent blogger Graeme Stuart in a conversation around ethics and community engagement practice.

Read the reflection and summary of this Making Time Online conversation.

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About Graeme Stuart:
Graeme is passionate about strengths-based approaches to engaging families and communities. With over 30 years’ experience in family and community work, he is currently a lecturer at the Family Action Centre (University of Newcastle), community volunteer (Alternatives to Violence Project and Transition Newcastle), blogger (Sustaining Community blog) and proud father.

Image // Susie Blatchford

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In May, CAN and Creative Recovery Network hosted clinical psychologist, author, trainer, speaker & humanitarian Dr Louise Hayes in a conversation around boundary setting and how we can better monitor ourselves, our time and project expectations when running community projects.

Read the reflection and summary of this Making Time Online conversation.

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About Louise Hayes:
Louise divides her time between training and clinical work in acceptance, mindfulness and positive therapeutic approaches, treatment development, speaking, and writing. Her passion is leading trips to the Himalaya to practice mindfulness.

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Louise is a world expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training (ACT) for young people and the co-author of the best selling book, Get Out of Your Mind and Into your Life for Teenagers: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life, and the newly released book, The Thriving Adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection

Thriving Adolescent

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In July, CAN and Creative Recovery Network welcomed musician Phil Bartlett to explore the topic of Deepening Understanding – First Nations Relationships for Making Time Online.

Read the reflection and summary of this Making Time Online conversation.

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This month, join CAN and CRN in a conversation around conflict resolution. Led by trainer, facilitator and coach Chris Pye in a conversation about the application of a Narrative approach to conflict resolution. This process builds on the storytelling metaphor, placing focus on understanding promoting understanding of the constructed realities that inform our conflicts, rather than a focus on two binary points of self-interest.

Wed, 2 September 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Online via Zoom

 

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This month, join CAN and CRN in a conversation around compassion fatigue.

Provocateur and registration will be released closer to the date.

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