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Creative Forces: Military Music Therapy, Community Music, & Military Populations
June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Military Music Therapy, Community Music, & Military Populations
Speaker: Kathleen Sanders, Music Therapist in the Warrior Recovery Center- Fort Carson, CO, Contractor, Americans for the Arts in support of Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network
Creative Forces ®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and the state and local arts agencies that serves the special needs of military patients and veterans with traumatic brain injury and psychological health conditions, as well as their families and caregivers. Creative Forces is comprised of a national network of care and support for trauma-exposed active duty service members, veterans, and their families and caregivers, on a clinic to community continuum. For example, Creative Forces provides clinical creative arts therapies treatment and support for transitioning to homes, communities, and society-at-large. This presentation highlights the work of the Creative Forces initiative with focus on clinical treatment, community integration, and current research findings. Veteran speakers will share how music experiences have impacted their lives. For more information, visit https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/creative-forces
RSVP requested. Free to the public; all donations support performers and our programming mission.