Author name: Communications

March 7: Helping a Student Who Is Struggling

Speakers: Emma Teal Parenting | Mental Health In a time when students are grappling with unprecedented challenges and hardships, it’s important to be equipped and encouraged to be able to support them. During this Lunch & Learn, we will explore the heightened difficulties students face in today’s complex culture. Backed by research, this session will provide educators, parents and […]

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March 21: Relational Health: Longing for a Deeper Connection

Speakers: Tiffany Bobendrier     Mental Health | Relationships We are created for relationship. From the cradle to the grave, the longings of our hearts cry out to be seen, safe, soothed and secure. Unfortunately, when our day-to-day life experiences don’t always meet our needs, we find ourselves wondering what went wrong. Tiffany Bobendrier invites you to

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April 4: Moving from Good Intentions to Intentional Relationships

Speaker: Jill and Brian Dejewski Mental Health | Relationships At some point in our life, we begin to understand poverty is a reality in this world and can be overwhelming. We begin the process of moving from head knowledge to one of action, causing us to show up. As we move from understanding to action,

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April 11: How Actively Listening Will Lead Others to Follow

Speaker: Adam Sidler Relationships The ultimate reversal: Telling doesn’t cause others to follow; listening does. A leader who gains respect and trust from others actively listens to their needs, ideas and frustrations. Learn how to actively listen to others so you can make a positive impact in their lives and become a better leader.  Adam

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April 18: Loving and Helping Someone in Addiction

Speakers: Sinai Thao Recovery | Mental Health | Relationships Loving and helping someone trapped in addiction can feel like an overwhelming challenge. Sinai Thao knows what it is like to walk alongside those who are struggling with addiction, and he knows what it is like to be an addict who needs family and friends to

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May 2: Making a Difference: Helping Without Hurting

Speakers: Kathy Girthofer Mental Health | Relationships Join Kathy Girthofer for a conversation through the intricate balance between philanthropy and unintended consequences. Kathy emphasizes recognizing the potential pitfalls linked to aiding others, steering us toward responsible and impactful avenues that foster genuine social change — without reinforcing dependency or encountering other obstacles to effective intervention.

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May 16: Knowing the Difference Between Passive, Assertive, Passive-Aggressive and Aggressive Communication

Speaker: Todd Mulliken Mental Health | Relationships | Parenting | Marriage Delving into the distinctions between passive, assertive, passive-aggressive and aggressive communication, this interactive session equips participants with practical insights and strategies. From understanding the impact of passive communication to cultivating assertiveness and addressing passive-aggressive behaviors, attendees will gain valuable tools to enhance their interpersonal

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May 23: Creating & Instilling Family Values

Speakers: Jon Odom Mental Health | Relationships Rooted in timeless wisdom, this seminar is designed to inspire and guide individuals and families in fostering a strong foundation of values that stand the test of time. In a constantly changing world, the need for solid moral and spiritual principles within the family unit has never been

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