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Expand your knowledge with additional skills training and application sessions

Our Community Listens strives to equip you with the tools needed to deepen your relationships with others. We’ve expanded our offerings beyond our core, three-day Communication Skills Training course to include a variety of easily-accessible, interactive learning opportunities to deepen your communications skills learnings. Choose the options that best suit your needs. Note: If a session with the same title occurs on multiple dates, you need only sign up for ONE session that suits your schedule. The content will be the same for each date.

New to Our Community Listens? Sign up for one of our Fall Communication Skills Training workshops!

Click here to view information about the 5-part Confrontation Web Series: "How to Get What You Want Without the Drama"

  • Name Location Date/Time
  • Connect Session Oct 15, 2020 10:30am CST - 12:00pm CST Connect with others as we learn about utilizing communication skills and concepts in every day real life moments. Sessions are interactive with information and conversation that can be applied immediately.

    Join in the 3rd Thursday of each month.

    Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm Central
    Nov 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm Central
    Dec 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm Central
    Jan 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm Central
    Feb 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm Central

    Register here
  • Connect Session Oct 27, 2020 5:30pm CST - 7:00 pm CST Connect with others as we learn about utilizing communication skills and concepts in every day real life moments. Sessions are interactive with information and conversation that can be applied immediately.

    Join in the 4th Tuesday of each month.

    Oct 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Central
    Nov 24, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Central
    Dec 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Central
    Jan 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Central
    Feb 23, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Central

    Register here

  • Parenting Together in a Committed Relationship Dec 03, 2020 7:00pm CST - 8:30pm CST Navigating through parenting together in a committed relationship can be challenging.  In "Parenting Together" we'll learn how to better understand how we often parent in ways that meet our own needs and how to engage in healthy dialogue with our partner.

    Register here
  • How To Be a Better Listener Dec 08, 2020 10:30am CST - 11:30am CST Perfect for those who’ve not yet attended our Communication Skills Training, this one-hour class is a primer on empathetic listening. Attendees will discover the impact nonverbal communication has on their message and learn the 5 reflective listening skills. 

    Register here
  • The Impact of Impact and Recognizing Others Dec 10, 2020 10:30am CST - 12:00pm CST Why should I care?  Sharing the impact of behavior motivates change.  Understanding impact advances conversations around conflict. In addition, when people are recognized for their value, they continue behaviors that support growth and development.  Join us to reflect on recognition and the impact of behaviors, yours, and others.

    Register here
  • The Impact of Impact and Recognizing Others Dec 15, 2020 5:30pm CST - 7:00 pm CST Why should I care?  Sharing the impact of behavior motivates change.  Understanding impact advances conversations around conflict. In addition, when people are recognized for their value, they continue behaviors that support growth and development.  Join us to reflect on recognition and the impact of behaviors, yours, and others.

    Register here
  • The Impact of Impact and Recognizing Others Dec 19, 2020 9:00am CST - 10:30am CST Why should I care?  Sharing the impact of behavior motivates change.  Understanding impact advances conversations around conflict. In addition, when people are recognized for their value, they continue behaviors that support growth and development.  Join us to reflect on recognition and the impact of behaviors, yours, and others.

    Register here
  • The Art of Crafting and Delivering Confrontation Messages Jan 14, 2021 10:30am CST - 12:00pm CST Especially when emotions run high, our nonverbals express more than we can realize! After reviewing the essential components of an effective confrontation message, we will focus on the significance of our nonverbal communication in delivering the message and then positioning ourselves to listen well.  Join us as we finetune the messages we craft and send.

    Register here
  • The Art of Crafting and Delivering Confrontation Messages Jan 19, 2021 5:30pm CST - 7:00 pm CST Especially when emotions run high, our nonverbals express more than we can realize! After reviewing the essential components of an effective confrontation message, we will focus on the significance of our nonverbal communication in delivering the message and then positioning ourselves to listen well.  Join us as we finetune the messages we craft and send.

    Register here
  • The Art of Crafting and Delivering Confrontation Messages Jan 23, 2021 9:00am CST - 10:30am CST Especially when emotions run high, our nonverbals express more than we can realize! After reviewing the essential components of an effective confrontation message, we will focus on the significance of our nonverbal communication in delivering the message and then positioning ourselves to listen well.  Join us as we finetune the messages we craft and send.

    Register here
  • Putting It All Together- A Learning Lab for Effective Confrontation Feb 11, 2021 10:30am CST - 12:00pm CST Effective Confrontation is a critical life skill for personal and professional relationships. In this final session of the eight-part series, participants will craft and practice delivering confrontation messages in small groups.  Immediate feedback will be provided on perspective taking, reflective listening skills and empathy.  Join us to build your skills in a positive, supportive environment. 

    Register here
  • Putting It All Together- A Learning Lab for Effective Confrontation Feb 16, 2021 5:30pm CST - 7:00 pm CST Effective Confrontation is a critical life skill for personal and professional relationships. In this final session of the eight-part series, participants will craft and practice delivering confrontation messages in small groups.  Immediate feedback will be provided on perspective taking, reflective listening skills and empathy.  Join us to build your skills in a positive, supportive environment. 

    Register here
  • Putting It All Together- A Learning Lab for Effective Confrontation Feb 20, 2021 9:00am CST - 10:30am CST Effective Confrontation is a critical life skill for personal and professional relationships. In this final session of the eight-part series, participants will craft and practice delivering confrontation messages in small groups.  Immediate feedback will be provided on perspective taking, reflective listening skills and empathy.  Join us to build your skills in a positive, supportive environment. 

    Register here
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