Farm Theater: A Unique Approach to Health and Safety

Summary: Farm Dinner Theater is an award winning intervention that is changing the actions of farm families for their health and safety. Based on a four year NIOSH research project, Dr. Reed will walk the audience through the development, history, evaluation and evolution of the Farm Dinner Theater. Since the research project ended communities have used the free toolkit to guide them in hosting their own theaters.

Intended audience: Anyone working in service to farm populations or other community groups.

Objectives: At the end of this webinar participants will be able to-

  • Describe the history and concepts of didactic readers’ theater
  • Apply theater to their specific audience
  • Apply techniques for engaging community to support the theater
Categories: Mental Health