You have two opportunities to attend:
- Thursday, April 4, 9am - 3:30pm
Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay (map)
- Friday, April 5, 9am - 3:30pm
Holiday Inn Express, Rice Lake (map)
All attendees will receive mileage reimbursement and a complimentary lunch.
One person per library may register; 25 seats are available at each location.
In this full day of training, Lifetime Arts staff will introduce you to the Creative Aging field by providing in-depth information on current research that underpins best practices, as well as the history and background of the field, different areas of practice, and the cross-sector nature of the work.
- You will have an opportunity to analyze and evaluate your ideas about aging, and how that informs your work with older adults.
- This training will introduce you to social engagement techniques that support building community amongst participants, but also intentionally lead to art-making and learning.
- You’ll learn about exemplary organizations that actively engage the lifelong learning model in their older-adult arts programs.
- This training will provide you with the structures and tools you need to plan and implement Creative Aging programs at your library.
Want to know more? Watch this brief webinar recording for an overview.
Continuing education contact hours: 6.5
Sponsored by the Northeastern Wisconsin (NEWI) partnership — Manitowoc-Calumet Library System, Nicolet Federated Library System, Outagamie-Waupaca Library System, and Winnefox Library System – and Indianhead Federated Library System, Northern Waters Library Service, Winding Rivers Library System, and Wisconsin Valley Library Service. This program is funded in part with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.