25/03/2021

Categories: Art & Design and Fine Art, Postgraduate

Arts with Offenders: Changing Outcomes

Are you an arts graduate looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career in the prison and probation services?

The University of Bolton’s MA Applied and Community Arts course is designed for those looking to upskill in a specialist area. If you have a degree in a creative subject (such as theatre, performance, dance, or art and design), this programme could take your career in a new direction.

Working in the prison services is one of the fields you can enter, turning your creative skills into art therapy for trauma, mental health support and rehabilitation.

It’s an area that can be overlooked, but creative arts therapy can transform lives, change outcomes and rebuild communities. Here are some ways art can help offenders reform:

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