Continuing Education announces November program offerings

| Claire Pszeniczny

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.

Following are upcoming programs that provide the opportunity for individuals to grow professionally and personally:

Supervisory Management: Employee Evaluation and Performance Management
Nov. 8-9, Eau Claire
Nov. 29-30, Hudson
Are your employee performance evaluations effective for you, your employees and your business? The process of performance management is just that — a process. This course will help you incorporate performance management into an ongoing process, which can lead to increased engagement, productivity and loyalty. You will learn proven techniques for delivering effective feedback and performance appraisals, even when the situation may be challenging.

Beginning Professional Grant Writing
Nov. 15, Eau Claire
This full-day session will give you the insights you need to begin the grant-writing process with confidence. The course will provide you with the basics of grant proposal writing, where to begin and offer tips and best practice insights that you can implement immediately. In fact, you'll start during this workshop! You'll leave with the tools and knowledge to immediately begin the process of seeking grant funding. You can also build on your skills during day two (Advanced Grant Writing) and receive a Professional Grant Writing Certificate.

Advanced Grant Writing
Nov. 16, Eau Claire 
This workshop is for grant writers of all experience levels. You will gain insider grant knowledge, helping you build the skills to successfully secure funding. We also recommend taking Beginning Grant Writing to gain current information on the topic.

Ethics and Boundaries: New Standards of Technology Use
Nov. 16, Hayward
Since technology is rapidly changing, it’s vital that human services professionals continually evaluate and examine the role it plays in practice. In this program we will employ both the MPSW 20 Code of Conduct and the recently revised National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics in group discussion of scenarios drawn from practice.

Wegner CPA’s Nonprofit Roundtable Series
Nov. 27, Eau Claire
What do you get when you combine free education, a free meal and great networking opportunities? The Wegner CPA’s Nonprofit Roundtable Series! These seminars, focused around a broad range of topics relevant to nonprofit organizations, are presented by topic experts. The roundtable series also allows for great networking connections with other nonprofits in the Chippewa Valley community.

Ethics and Boundaries: End-of-Life Care
Nov. 29, Eau Claire
In this interactive half-day workshop, enhance your understanding of the complicated issues relating to end-of-life care. Through case studies and discussions, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical decision-making process in relation to the complex values, tasks and decisions at the end of life. Professional boundaries will also be explored. With the skills you learn in this program, you will be able to assist clients and families through challenging psychosocial issues and positively impact the quality of your clients’ living and dying.

Be Empowered — Health Care Decision-Making
Nov. 29, Eau Claire
Navigating medical decisions can be challenging at any stage of life. Get prepared at this free community event that will provide you with information, so you can be empowered when considering care options. The event will start with a screening of the Frontline documentary film "Being Mortal.” Following the screening, you will hear from a panel, including a physician, chaplain, nurse and social worker. A presentation and exhibition on care options will round out the day. 

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