The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the Van Wezel Foundation have teamed up with Resilient Retreat to help people affected by trauma.
The not-for-profit organization "uses innovative arts-based approaches to help those impacted by trauma," according to a press release.
"Through this collaboration, Van Wezel teaching artists, who are professionally trained in therapeutic arts practices and arts-based intervention, alongside Resilient Retreat's certified trauma professionals, lead first responders, and helping professionals in the creative process to address burnout, as well as vicarious trauma," the release continues. Read the Entire Article
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