There are no Leadership Adult Education options scheduled at this time. Please check back periodically for updates.
Past Leadership Adult Education options have included:
Dealing With Difficult People, with Sam Alibrando
Are there challenging relationships in your life? The Tin Man, Lion and Scarecrow can help you remember a simple triangle that brings out the best in you. In Part I, psychologist Sam Alibrando teaches you his “Interpersonal Triad” model. In Part II, you’ll have the opportunity to apply the triad using some real-life examples.
Ways to Begin a Courageous Conversation, with Anne Peterson and the Leadership Team
Are you dreading a conversation with a colleague, friend or family member? Want to get something off your chest? Having language that helps you open a difficult conversation is the first step toward resolving negative feelings. We’ll role play some real life examples and invite you to share your own. Come to gain tools to equip yourself for a happier holiday!
Leading the Way Through Communication Impasses, with Anne Peterson
Even in a faith community where people want the best for others, things can get out of whack when interpersonal communications hit a snag. The Cooperative Process offers helpful tools in preventing or resolving challenging encounters. Bring your favorite difficult or uncomfortable moment — from your work, family, or volunteer life — to contribute to the conversation. Exercise communications leadership in your own life. And sign up for a training session in the Cooperative Process as a gift to yourself.
Communicating Cooperatively, with Anne Peterson and Leadership Team
Get a taste of Cooperative Communication with this introductory interactive session. Stories and examples from real life illustrate what doesn’t work. New tools for communicating help life work better. Come and try on the 10 guidelines. Bring your own stories!