If you’re looking for a person to facilitate a meeting, presentation or other event, I’m the person you want. I’m an excellent facilitator with a natural flair for engaging people and encouraging dialogue and interaction. Refresh, Exhilarate and Inspire! Customize your experience or choose one of the workshops below.
In a Family’s Shoes
When a child is diagnosed with a disability, it is unexpected and comes without warning. Families become overwhelmed and go through a major change in their life. Support professionals and the people around them can make a positive impact, especially if they understand what it is like to have a child diagnosed with a disability, personal loss or any other extraordinary situation.
Through a unique role play and sharing my personal story, the workshop provides participants with an intimate look into a family’s life and how to help them prepare for an enriching and rewarding life-long journey.
Enhanced awareness and empathy for a family’s perspective
An opportunity for intimate discussion about real life issues that challenge familes
A chance to explore personal values and how wwe impact others
Ideas for positive communication
An understanding of the importance of trust
Strategies for strengthening relationships with families
How to support families to increase their resilience and independence
The Moment of Truth
How to Have a Difficult Conversation. Whether it be at work, within your own family or as a result of your membership in a group or a team, a time may arise when you are faced with having a difficult conversation with someone. For example, a teacher may want to approach a parent about a concern they have for their child; a supervisor may have to inform an employee about a change in their job status; a spouse may want a change in the relationship. No matter what the situation, having a difficult conversation is not easy.
In this workshop, participants will:
Identify with a time when they were faced with a difficult conversation
Explore personal values and how they influence the conversation
Discover how your fears motivate your actions
Recognize your vulnerability and how it may keep you from moving forward
Learn about the principles of Emotional Intelligence and Self Awareness
Uncover various approaches to communication
Write an individualized script for having a difficult conversation
Family Leadership Discovery
Families have so much to offer to one another and to the organizations and communities that support them. This signature workshops empowers families to realize their role as leaders and genuine partners in the care and support of their family members.
Participants will learn and explore:
Approaches for Powerful Storytelling
Principles of Family Engagement
Partnership Practices for Working with Organizations & Community
Ideas for Leadership Roles
Effective Communication Strategies
Sense & Sensitivity
Designed for workplaces and business.
This workshop offers:
Understanding of diverse issues that challenge people
Communication approaches for positive relationships
The importance of language and how our words affect others
How to create flexibility for employees and staff
Customer service for diverse clients
An understanding of Emotional Intelligence
Strategies for increasing your Emotional Intelligence
Strategies for balancing work and life
Tools for reducing stress
Practical tips for healthy living
Approaches for creating a culture of support and sensitivity