Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)

Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP) brings the healing power of art to children in crisis through a mobile team of teaching artists working in local hospitals, clinics and community art spaces. Research demonstrates the importance of art in the healing process: It helps patients and family members cope, encourages compliance with treatment plans, increases self-confidence, encourages self-expression, reduces stress, pain, isolation and anxiety and promotes quality of life.

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis
Photo from Progress Report '"Thank you for the inspiration and all that you do to bless our children"' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis
(view small | med | large | orig)

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis
(view small | med | large | orig)

Beautiful beaded necklace

Beautiful beaded necklace
Photo from Progress Report 'You can't judge a book by it's cover.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis

Bring healing art to children in medical crisis
Photo from Progress Report 'DSNO Art Club!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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