Storytelling and Improvisation Intensive-The Creative Process Of Attitude Change

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Storytelling and Improvisation Intensive-The Creative Process Of Attitude Change

100.00

Wednesday July 26, 2017  10 am - 5 pm. 

Lifestage, Inc, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0270. This workshop provides 6 hours of Continuing Education.

This workshop will provide a deep dive into the parallels between the creative process and the process of attitude change through applied improvisation and storytelling techniques. The experiences will focus on understanding the stages of both the creative and change process, cultivate thinking and relationship skills that are essential to the change process, engage the thinking, emotional and imaginative brain, and redirect fear of the unknown. We will discuss research into both storytelling and improvisation as effective methods for consciousness-raising, information-sharing and the social-emotional skill development that is so important to making change that is sustainable and transformative.

Objectives:

Learn improvisation games and exercises that engage participants in a creative process and teach principles about it at the same time;

Explore ways to co-create stories using improvisation as a way to understand shifts in mindset;

Learn techniques for using stories a frame for sharing important facts, date or information.

Identify the parallels between the creative process and the change process;

Learn the stages of the creative process and warm ups for each stage;

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Instructor: Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, CGP. MT is a consultant/trainer, writer/performer and creative arts therapist. She is host/creator of (mostly) TRUE THINGS, which is a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features storytellers from all walks of life, ages and backgrounds and is performed in 3 locations on Long Island in NYC, as well as around the country and has a teen version. She has published in The International Journal of Arts In Psychotherapy Special Issue on HIV/AIDS and Special Issue on Addiction, Music Therapy Perspectives and Recovery Press. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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