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Degree Name

Creative Studies, M.S.


Center for Studies in Creativity


Jon Michael Fox



Creative problem solving skills are an important tool in many areas of life. This project is a written account of what a workshop and coaching methods for Black males of low socio-economic status (SES) who attend an intensive creative problem solving skill-strengthening boot camp to enhance resiliency looks like in real time. This a workshop of creative problem solving skills and resilience enhancement, a intensive intervention based on Creative Resilience work and low socio-economic Black males’ engagement in this CPS by increasing awareness of the need to change and/or enhance creativity and resilience. Participants in a six module, group, and twelve session coaching format steeped cognitive rational semantics were observed in this workshop.


All hail the great Mike Fox, bringer of light! Thank you to all my loved ones, to include, my Creativity Family. I am extremely grateful. TLM, I appreciate you. To my son, let this work strengthen our legacy.

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