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Leading Effective Meetings
Course Number: E3042 – Price: $109 -
Instructor: Evonne Hedgepeth, evonne@lifespaneducation.com
Days & Times: Saturday, April 12, 10am-4:30pm

Whether you are responsible for running staff meetings or holding ad hoc meetings in various settings, leading a productive meeting can often feel like “herding cats.” In this course, we will explore the elements of effective meetings, including prior planning for managing their structure, process, content and the physical environment. Ways to make all members feel like valued contributors, stages of group development, group member roles (such as naysayer, clown, disrupter) and how to respond respectfully to each also will be explored. Participants will gain an increased understanding of group development, Enhanced skills in managing difficult group members and improved skills in planning and implementing effective meetings.

To register, call: 360-867-5515 or  visit www.evergreen.edu/extendededucation
Registration forms are available on-line or they can be mailed in to Evergreen or registration can be done over the phone.

Please Note: Out of consideration for Dr. Hedgepeth and other attendees who are chemically sensitive, please refrain from wearing strongly scented products such as perfume, cologne, lotions or hair products to this course. Thank you for your consideration.

 

Understanding and Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth and Adults
Course Number: E3057 – Price: $109 -
Instructor: Evonne Hedgepeth, evonne@lifespaneducation.com
Days & Times: Saturday, April 19, 9:30am-4:30pm

This course will provide an introduction to the unique needs and realities of youth and adults who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or “questioning.” Human services professionals in many settings will benefit from this opportunity to increase their knowledge about basic concepts related sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as gain an understanding of the specific challenges and barriers that GLBTQ people face. The training will include strategies for working effectively with GLBTQ individuals and for overcoming institutional and personal barriers to providing culturally competent services to this population. This course has been approved for 7 CEU’s for teachers, social workers, counselors and mental health therapists.

To register, call: 360-867-5515 or  visit www.evergreen.edu/extendededucation
Registration forms are available on-line or they can be mailed in to Evergreen or registration can be done over the phone.

Please Note: Out of consideration for Dr. Hedgepeth and other attendees who are chemically sensitive, please refrain from wearing strongly scented products such as perfume, cologne, lotions or hair products to this course. Thank you for your consideration.

 

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Contact Lifespan Education: Evonne Hedgepeth