The Scripted-IMPROV® Training Program*
* Included with the Scripted-IMPROV® Performance Package and the Scripted-IMPROV® Drama Program.
The Scripted-IMPROV Training Program is presented by experts in the field of dementia care. CEU Credits for two trainees have been arranged with the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (NCCAP).
John Zeisel, PhD founder of The "I'm Still Here" Foundation, is an internationally renowned expert on the role of art and culture in dementia care.
Chris Gage, founder of the UK group "Ladder to the Moon" is a pioneer in theater that promotes non-pharmaceutical techniques.
Evan Bass, is an AEA and SAG-AFTRA actor, writer, improviser with years of expertise facilitating drama performances with individuals with dementia.
Miranda Noelle Wilson, is an AEA and SAG-AFTRA actor, writer, singer, dancer, puppeteer with years of expertise facilitating drama performances with individuals with dementia.
The four-hour training is divided into five sections:
• Welcome to Scripted-IMPROV®
• Communication Skills
• Facilitation Skills
• Performance Skills
• The Drama Club^
We also include performance clips – "get the picture" as you see us put our best practices into action.
^ The Drama Club training is included only with the Scripted-IMPROV Drama Program.