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Continuing Education announces November program offerings

| Allyson Gommer

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension connects people with possibilities by providing degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, youth and community programs, and resources for business.

The following programs provide individuals with the opportunity to grow professionally and personally.

Supervisory Management – How to Influence Without Direct Authority
Nov. 3-4, Eau Claire
By participating in this workshop, you will gain new insights into how to use your personal credibility in your workplace. Through practicing your powers of persuasion, you’ll go back to your workplace with more confidence, credibility and a strategic vision on how to lead others.

Ethics and Boundaries: Social Work Ethics and the Law
Nov. 7, Wisconsin Dells
This workshop discusses the sources of authority and the expectations of both ethics and law, using MPSW 20, the NASW Code of Ethics, the ABA Code of Ethics, and Wisconsin and federal statutes to understand how law and ethics work together, especially in regard to boundaries, duty to report, duty to evaluate, the scope of practice and continuing education.

Grant Proposal Writing for Beginners
Nov. 10, Eau Claire
With more than $300 billion available annually from tens of thousands of grant organizations, there is ample opportunity to find and seek grant funding for your nonprofit. This full-day session will give you the insights you need to begin the grant-writing process with confidence.

Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
Nov. 11, Eau Claire
While each grant application process is different, there are some important common elements that can give you an insider's edge. In this full-day, hands-on workshop you will learn the secrets of persuasive grant writing. You'll gain important "fly on the wall" insights as you participate in a mock review process.

Strengths-Based Care Management for Geriatric Mental Health Care
Nov. 11, Eau Claire
This seminar focuses on understanding the impact of late-life depression and the importance of appropriately identifying the nature of the depression and applying appropriate treatment approaches.

Growing Up Transgender
Nov. 17, Eau Claire
The “T” in LGBTQ+ is the source of much confusion and mystery. If you are a health and human services professional who seeks to understand this oft-misunderstood community, we invite you to attend our course. We will define, explore and provide ample time for questions.

Trauma Counseling: The Body is Speaking, Are We Listening?
Nov. 17-18, Eau Claire
This class will help participants develop the necessary clinical skills to work with the person experiencing the effects of trauma. Specifically, we will focus on how to work with the role of fear, the communicative language of symptoms, guided imagery and creating healing language.

Supervisory Management: Employee Evaluation and Performance Management
Nov. 17-18, Eau Claire
The greatest management failure may be the ineffective delivery of performance evaluation feedback. Participants will learn how to communicate clear, specific and measurable objectives; identify and gather essential, objective performance data; maintain a positive work climate; use proven coaching techniques to improve quality; and strengthen work relationships through effective communication.

For complete program details visit the Continuing Education website, email ce@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3636.