Focus Training
  • Tue
    24
    Jan
    2017
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PMKool Family Community Center, Battle Creek, MI

    Participants will:

    • gain an understanding of the dynamics of diversity and culture
    • develop skills to respond well over time to emerging workplace issues
    • recognize and act on opportunities to develop and strengthen cultural competence as a part of day-to-day workplace interactions

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  • Tue
    24
    Jan
    2017
    8:30 AM - 12:00 PMKool Family Community Center, Battle Creek, MI

    Participants will:

    • learn about the various conflict strategies
    • learn when each of these strategies are appropriate
    • discover your own conflict strategy
    • learn a three phase conflict resolution procedure
    • practice all of these skills

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  • Fri
    27
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PMSummit Pointe, 140 W. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI

    Heartsaver® Pediatric and Adult First Aid, CPR & AED
    This course teaches basic first aid, CPR, and AED skills for children, youth and adults, and is ideal for  workers who need to meet regulatory training requirements. Certification is for 2 years.

    ¨ Check-Call-Care and when to call 9-1-1.

    ¨ First Aid care for injuries, bleeding, and burns.

    ¨ Caring for someone who is choking.

    ¨ Recognizing the signals of a heart attack and stroke.

    ¨ Compression CPR and using an AED.

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  • Fri
    03
    Feb
    2017
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PMKool Family Community Center, Battle Creek, MI

    Participants will learn:

    • how to identify behaviors that could lead to a crisis
    • how to effectively respond to each behavior to prevent the situation from escalating
    • how to use verbal and nonverbal techniques to defuse hostile behavior and resolve a crisis before it becomes violent
    • and much more!

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  • Fri
    17
    Feb
    2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PMMarshall Opportunity High School, Albion, Michigan

    Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

    Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

    Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance us, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/ADHD), and eating disorders.

    Click here for flyer: mhfa-youth-february-17-2017

  • Tue
    21
    Feb
    2017
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PMKool Family Community Center, Battle Creek, MI

    The Ken Blanchard Companies not only recognizes a need for teaching people to work well, it also offers a solution.  The Situational Team Leadership (STL) program is designed to help organizations establish successful, collaborative, and high-performing teams.  The program provides a framework and processes for organizing teams that are based on effective communication.  It helps to jump-start team effectiveness, build trust among team members, and promote collaboration.

    Achieve the following results within your team:

    • Improve productivity in current work teams
    • Jump start existing teams that are floundering as their projects progress
    • Create a corporate culture focused on participation, innovation, and creativity
    • Use a variety of leadership behaviors to respond to the changing needs of a developing team
    • Understand that team dynamics, or the patterns of behavior that occur within a team, are key to diagnosing the team's stage of development

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  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PMCalhoun Area Career Center, Battle Creek, Michigan

    The new workforce demands self-motivated individuals who are willing to handle more responsibility, to lead themselves and others, and to embrace change.  Situational Self Leadership (SSL) is designed by the Ken Blanchard companies for individuals at all levels who want to make the transition from being responsive to being responsible, and to take initiative in idea generation, innovation, and problem solving.

    Join us as we show you how to:

    • Clarify individual goals and tasks to drive performance.
    • Enable yourself to make the shift from reactive to proactive.
    • Improve problem solving and accountability at all levels.
    • Accelerate learning cycles for enhanced productivity on the job.
    • Create engagement and empowerment throughout the organization.

    Click here for flyer: ssl-march-17-2017

Cancellation Policy: Please see training brochure for cancellation policy. 

Special Accommodations Policy (ADA): If you have special needs, please contact us at least 7 business days prior to the start of the conference so that special arrangements can be made.