Creative Campus Partnership with EMU



Engage@EMU has formed a partnership with the nonprofit organization TimeSlips. This page provides information about TimeSlips and the many resources and opportunities available to faculty, staff and students thanks to this partnership.

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TimeSlips is a non-profit alliance of artists and caregivers bringing meaning and joy to late life through creative engagement. Their core improvisational storytelling method is evidence-based and has been replicated by Certified Facilitators in 47 states and 19 countries. Their Creative Communities of Care training infuses creativity into organizations serving elders including skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, senior centers, memory cafés, and museums.  TimeSlips believes every human being deserves to feel meaning and purpose, and that growth and expression is possible all the way through the end of our lives. Learn more at: https://timeslips.org

Learn more about opportunities available to you and your students! 

  • TimeSlips Training & Certification  Expand dropdown

    TimeSlips training teaches you how to infuse creativity into everyday care relationships and programming.  Their evidence-based approach ensures that your programming is meaningful and joyful.  Their online interface is easy very user-friendly and they have a support team to guide you through training. 

    Training is available for students, faculty, and staff  

    • This is a great opportunity for educators and staff members who teach classes or lead programs that provide opportunities for their students to interact with elder generations. 
    • Click here to learn more about the training opportunities. If you want to learn more please email [email protected]
    • Certification is also available for those who are interested after completing their training
    • You do not need to become certified in order to go through the training!
  • Integrate TimeSlips Into Coursework Expand dropdown

    Are you interested in learning how TimeSlips creative engagement techniques can be incorporated into a new or existing course design? We're happy to help connect you with someone from TimeSlips to help on that process. Please email us at: [email protected] 

    Visit their website to learn more about the research behind TimeSlips techniques and the impact of their approach. 

  • Resources for Facilitators Expand dropdown

    Explore many tools available to facilitators on the TimeSlips website that can be used to spark meaningful engagement! Click here to get started.