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Personal and Professional Development Opportunities

Fall 2019

Date

Title of Presentation

Presenter

Sep. 17 RESPOND Rachel Mayfield
Sep. 23 Understanding Your Leadership Strengths - Systematic Leadership Todd Long
Sep. 29 RESPOND Rachel Mayfield
Oct. 8 Upgrading Your Personal Best Jackie Cochenour
Oct. 17 Triggers: Are You Reacting or Responding? Identifying Your Ultimate Key to Success Kathleen Randall
Oct. 30 Awakening the "Intrapreneur" Within You Marquita Miller
Nov. 5 A Professional Dress Primer Travis Kline
Nov. 13 Emotional Intelligence - Get Off The Roller Coaster Candy Whirley
Tuesdays #Relationships Wellness Services

Register online!

 Student employees should record attending Career Pathing sessions on timesheets


 

Presentation 1
RESPOND

Rachel Mayfield, Counselor
University Wellness Center
Northwest Missouri Stat University
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Date:               Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time:               3:00 pm
Length:            4 Hours
Location:          The Station (Center Room)

*Session is at capacity. No further registrations are being accepted at this time*

RESPOND is a program designed to teach the campus community (students, faculty, and staff) how to recognize and respond to mental health concerns.
The course is organized around the acronym RESPOND

Recognize signs
Empathize
Share concerns
Pose open questions
Offer hope
Navigate resources and policy 
Do self-care


Content includes a brief overview of mental health problems on college campuses, discussion about stigma and culture, and an overview of signs associated with mental health problems. The remainder of the course is focused on how to effectively respond with basic listening and empathy, risk assessment, support, referral, and taking care of self (including appropriate boundaries based on role or personal preference). The course is designed to be interactive about 70% of the four hour day.

*Please be sure to bring your Bearcat ID card in order to record your attendance at this session.
**Attending one RESPOND training session counts for 2 Career Pathing Sessions.

Presentation 2
Understanding Your Leadership Strengths - Systematic Leadership

Todd Long, Speaker & Author
Leadership Innovations

www.leadkc.com

Date:               Monday, September 23, 2019
Time:               10:00 am, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom


The Systematic Leadership model identifies five attributes that help shape effective leadership. These attributes are Envision, Involve, Develop, Plan, and Act.

This interactive workshop will help you as a leader…

  • Discover your leadership strengths within this model through a self-assessment.
  • Learn the Systematic Leadership process in order to move vision to action.
  • Recognize how the five attributes impact one another from a systems perspective in order to lead even better.

 

Presentation 3
RESPOND

Rachel Mayfield, Counselor
University Wellness Center
Northwest Missouri Stat University
Teri

Date:               Sunday, September 29, 2019
Time:               1:00 pm
Length:            4 Hours
Location:          The Station (Center Room)

RESPOND is a program designed to teach the campus community (students, faculty, and staff) how to recognize and respond to mental health concerns.
The course is organized around the acronym RESPOND

Recognize signs
Empathize
Share concerns
Pose open questions
Offer hope
Navigate resources and policy 
Do self-care

Content includes a brief overview of mental health problems on college campuses, discussion about stigma and culture, and an overview of signs associated with mental health problems. The remainder of the course is focused on how to effectively respond with basic listening and empathy, risk assessment, support, referral, and taking care of self (including appropriate boundaries based on role or personal preference). The course is designed to be interactive about 70% of the four hour day.

*Please be sure to bring your Bearcat ID card in order to record your attendance at this session.
**Attending one RESPOND training session counts for 2 Career Pathing Sessions.

Presentation 4
Upgrading Your Personal Best

Jackie Cochenour, Assistant Director Jackie Cochenour
Upward Bound

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time: 9:30 am, 1:00 pm, or 4:00 pm
Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

What does it look like to lead at your best? Are you at your best? Simply put, to lead at your best, you must first be at your best.

In this session, our focus will simply be learning the act of raising your leadership level. Raising the level at which you live, learn and lead is an intentional act of creating patterns to influence your life. By raising your level, you can truly attract more of what you desire the most in your professional life, and most importantly, your personal life.

Join Jackie as she shares her six decisions of leading life at an upgraded level. Her signature style of speaking, humor, interactive work, and real-talk will reveal what you can do right now to redirect how you decide to lead your life at your best.

By the end of this program you will be able to:

  • Understand the 6 decisions of leading through your best Self
  • Acknowledge where in your life there is balance and work to be done
  • Determine how to make a difference through the H.E.A.R.T
  • Activate a plan to upgrade your level of leadership with positive results

Presentation 5
Triggers: Are You Reacting or Responding? Identifying Your Ultimate Key to Success

Kathleen Randall, CSPKathleen Randall F19
Randall Resources International

www.randallresourcesint.com 

Date:               Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:               11:00 am, 2:00 pm & 3:30 pm
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Boardroom

 

Your ability to respond, rather than react to the triggers around you, will ultimately determine your success in every area of your life

In this interactive session, you will:

  • Gain insights as to how people react and why
  • Identifying what pushes your hot buttons and why
  • Learn tools and skills to deal with triggers and emotions—both yours and theirs!

 

Presentation 6
Awakening the "Intrapreneur" Within You

Marquita Miller, Speaker & Author MM-Headshot-2019.jpg
Five Star Tax & Business Solutions

Date:              Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time:              11:00 am, 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm
Length:           60 Minutes
Location:         Student Union Ballroom

This workshop will help you to awaken your entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace. Utilizing an entrepreneur attitude and mindset in your career will help you produce significant and profitable wins. The strategies learned in this workshop will help position you for greater leadership and success!

Presentation 7
A Professional Dress Primer

Travis Kline, Career Development Coordinator / Internships Career Services
Career Ambassadors
Career Services
Northwest Missouri State University

Date:               Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time:               10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Career Closet
                       North Complex Second Floor


Join the student staff of the Northwest Career Services office to learn how to dress professionally to make a positive first impression with employers. The session will feature information, a question and answer section and an opportunity for you to shop for FREE professional clothes in the Career Closet.

Presentation 8
Emotional Intelligence - Get Off The Roller Coaster

Candy Whirley, Candy Whirley
CSP SBG Services, LLC

www.candywhirley.com

Date:               Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time:               11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Length:            60 minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

Know ‘em, Manage ‘em, Choose ‘em.

Buckle up…and be ready to be entertained, interactive, energized and enter a new way of thinking! 

Have you ever had someone know just what buttons to push! We all have…that’s why Candy loves to teach folks how to get their emotions under control. In this interactive keynote, you will laugh and learn about your emotions and how to CALM DOWN without someone saying “Calm Down!” We will analyze your emotions by exploring what aggravates you by knowing exactly what tics you off! Then we will discuss how to manage the obstacles so you can choose your emotions by being proactive NOT reactive. By the end of this keynote you will be able to recognize the emotions in people who are not like you! Simple…right? I truly believe that It Takes 4 to Tango. We will go through an interactive exercise that teaches the four personality styles WITHOUT A TEST! Once you learn the Tango of your employees, employers or peers, you will learn their emotions and then you can dance your way through ANY problem! Cue Tango music…

Take Aways…

  • Know your emotions so you can be PROACTIVE not reactive
  • Manage your emotions with Candy’s 3 step process that you can use the second you leave the conference in any situation
  • Learn to Choose your emotions in unpredictable situations
  • Handle emotional obstacles in 4 easy ways
  • Recognize the personality differences and the emotional characteristics so you can effectively work with people who are NOT like you

 

Presentation 9
#Relationships

Wellness Services

Date:               Tuesdays (September 3 - December 3) Attending one session counts as one Career Pathing
Time:               2:00 pm
Length:            60 minutes
Location:          The Station

Social connections are interwoven in every part of your life. This workshop series will focus on topics, such as improving communication skills, making new friends, defining healthy relationships, addressing roommate conflict, and much more! This event is open to students, faculty and staff.