Imagination Builds Brains and Relationships: 4 CEU Hours

Imagination Builds Brains and Relationships: 4 CEU Hours


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This course is approved by the NCCAP for 4 CEU Hours.

Many people have a tendency to think creative people are artists, novelists, dancers, playwrights, and inventors—people who have skills they lack. Yet we all create our lives every day; what we lack is not imagination, but motivation. It’s often easier to follow routines than to approach the day with playfulness and think:

  • How can I look at today differently?
  • What if I saw everything I do today with fresh, “beginner” eyes, as if I had never seen or done any of these things before?
  • How can I make the day more interesting?
  • What if…?

This course covers:

  • Why imagination is important
  • Imagination’s connection to creativity – there’s no single right answer
  • How to encourage the new connections imagination sparks, in part by using humor
  • How to turn reminiscence and preference questions into imaginative dialogue
  • Numerous activity exercises that encourage imagination for building brain connections and stronger relationships