See the event descriptions below of upcoming opportunities for consultation, strategic planning, meeting facilitation, and training
(and) a list of services I have offered in the past.
Contact me to discuss service possibilities to meet your needs:
Phone: (651) – 983-8159; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
Cultural Diversity Workshop:
Increasing Our Understanding of (and) Improving Care for LGBTQ Clients
Date: February 9, 2018
Time:9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Location: New Beginnings, Waverly, MN
For More Information & Registration: https://www.nbminnesota.com/project/cultural-diversity-workshop-2-9-18/
MEETING FACILITATION & STRATEGIC PLANNING
I am available to provide meeting facilitation and strategic planning for your organization, team, boards of directors, staff, and volunteer teams. In my work, I set the stage for meaningful team growth and work and create a tone and space for people to be their best-selves and bring their best thinking to the table.
Recent Client/Organization: Paws for Learning – February 2017
Event: Board Meeting Facilitation & Strategic Planning/Phase II
Recent Clients/Organization: Paws for Learning – January 21, 2016
Event: Strategic Planning Facilitation/Phase I
Recent Clients/Organization: Academic Arts Charter School – May 26, 2016
Event: Meeting Facilitation – Assessing current status, issues and next steps to improve efforts in addressing transgender issues in their school community and better meeting the unique needs of transgender students.
TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
I am available to provide training in a variety of focus areas for your organization, team, boards of directors, staff, and volunteer teams. In my work, I set the stage for meaningful team growth and work and create a tone and space for people to open themselves to learning and growth in critical areas of practice. The following list provides brief training descriptions for trainings I have developed and offered.
Increasing Understanding Improving Care for LGBTQ Youth: Training presented to mental health providers, Greater MN Family Services, Willmar, MN. February 2017 *(Offered again at New Beginnings in February 2018)
Beyond Binary: Understanding Difference & Fluidity of Gender/Sexuality: Training presented for youth-serving staff members of Volunteers of America MN/WI Residential Treatment Facilities for Youth, Blaine, MN. (Co-Presented with Dr. Shawn Lee). August 2016.
Navigating Ethical Challenges in Group Work Practice: Training presented for the Group Work Institute of the School of Social Work at St. Catherine University/ The University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN. March 2016.
Increasing Understanding of & Improving Care for LGBTQ Clients: Training presented for New Beginnings staff. February 26, 2016
Educational Stability of Children/Youth in Foster Care: Training presented for social service professionals at the Minnesota Social Service Association (MSSA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN. March 2014
Spoken Word Poetry: Innovative Ways to Work with Urban Youth: Training presented at Sexuality Educators Conference, Saint Paul, MN. April 2003
Training for Educators/Social Service Providers: Learn to use Writing Circles, Poetry & Spoken Word Performance as Innovative Tools to Empower Urban Youth. Ongoing opportunities 2003 – 2009.
Facilitator’s Follow-up Support/Consultation Circle: This training & consultation circle was specifically designed for those who attended the first Facilitator’s Training called, “Writing Circles, Poetry & Spoken Word as Innovative Tools to Empower Urban Youth” and/or for those who had been utilizing the circle and writing, poetry, & spoken word in their work with youth.
In this post-training conversation, we:
- We shared resources with others doing this work
- We explored creative writing & poetry as a healing tool
- We reflected on our work in a supportive place
- We considered new prompts for the circle
- We practiced & Experienced new tools for groups
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Is this workshop for you? YES!
Do you want to take a meaningful and deliberate approach to the new year? Join us for our first workshop of the year. Together we will explore the differences between setting goals & creating habits (and) making resolutions & setting intentions. This workshop is for those who want to consider the intersections of story, purpose, and intentions, and who want to experience a community of support as you step into 2018.
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: 2100 1st Avenue South, Mpls, MN (Suite 204)
Join us for this energizing and playful workshop where you will have a chance to set your intentions for the year and define what you want to create in 2018.
- Gather inspiration as you enter the new year
- Explore and experience creative tools/practices for intention-setting
- Set clear intentions for the coming year
- Align your vision, values, goals, and actions
- Connect with others who are setting intentions for new year
- Create visual and written reminders of your intentions
- Bring new creative tools into your 2018 life