Improve staff retention by building a creatively confident culture where team members trust their own ideas, persevere when things don’t work out, and see mistakes as learning opportunities. We'll explore the intersection between resiliency, retention, and creative confidence. Review the research on how to operationalize practices that will bolster your teams potential.
Is this workshop right for my team?
Are you looking to empower staff and create better team cohesion? Does your team need a little inspiration? This workshop gives your team the resilience advantage by unlocking creative potential and encouraging confident, innovative problem-solving .
Virtual, 1 hour: We're going to have fun in this interactive workshop! This won't be your standard Zoom meeting. Cameras on, bring paper and writing utensils (we support your multi-color highlighter habit).
In-Person, 1-1.5 hours: We'll make our way to your team, wherever you are in the world, carrying our art supplies with us. These workshops have incredible energy that will inspire your team! Depending on location, there may be additional travel fees associated.
Facilitators from Creative Spark, a Front Porch Program:
Jessica McCracken, MPA, brings people together through the creative process. Her career began at the Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts, Institute on Aging in 2007. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Arts Management. With great dedication to collaboration, Jessica co-founded Creative Aging San Francisco, a collective of individuals utilizing the arts to support healthy aging.
Katie Wade, MEd, is passionate about ensuring we all have access to creative means of connecting with ourselves and others as we grow older. After working as a mental health therapist with older adults in an inpatient setting, Katie maintained a private practice while providing social connection programming and other services to older adults and caregivers, and now nurtures and grows innovative creative aging programs.