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FREE Suicide Prevention Training (QPR)

Eau Claire CIty-County Health Department Room G302
Join us for a FREE training to learn the "CPR" of suicide prevention. Question Persuade Refer (QPR) is an effective strategy to respond to someone who may be at risk or in crisis.

You will learn how to:
-- spot the warning signs of suicide
-- start a conversation with the person at risk
-- assist the person to seek help
-- how to make a referral to a professional who can help

This training will take place Wednesday, July 27th, at Eau Claire City-County Health Dept Room G302
12-1:30pm (Feel free to bring your lunch)
Please park on second avenue side of court house, near the Eau Claire Co. Jail, enter through doors C11-E

Space is limited so register early!

Register online:
Register by phone: 715-839-4766


Supervisor Training: Orientation, Time Management and Delegation

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court Eau Claire, WI 54701 Start Date: October 13, 2016 End Date: October 14, 2016 Time: 8:30am-4pm
The ability to get things done through others is a critical skill for supervisors and managers. This requires an understanding of effective delegation and the use of communication and feedback to improve performance. Easier said than done!

Supervisor Training: Orientation, Time Management and Delegation will provide participants with the leadership skills required to ensure their teams are productive and accountable. These are skills that aren't taught on college campuses or in MBA programs, but they are essential for driving desired business results.

Participants will learn how to:

• Discover and build on the strengths of each employee
• Optimize the orientation and onboarding process
• Improve employee engagement, productivity and retention
• Boost their own, and their staff members', time management skills
• Avoid common delegation pitfalls to drive team success

Even experienced managers will benefit from current insights and fresh discussion of best practices for employee engagement, productivity and business results.

Jackie Giles
(715) 836-3636

Supervisor Training: Learning to Lead

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court Eau Claire, WI 54701
Moving into a management role for the first time-or even moving into new roles over time-can be stressful for even the most seasoned supervisors. For those just starting out, though, the initial challenges can be overwhelming.
Supervisor Training: Learning to Lead will provide participants with the knowledge and confidence they need to excel in this role.
Participants will learn how to:

• Make a smooth and less stressful transition into a management role
• Understand six leadership styles and the advantages and disadvantages of each
• Apply their own unique leadership style to specific management challenges
• Effectively motivate and engage employees
• Handle difficult employees and address performance issues
Experienced managers will also benefit from insights into new management practices that have emerged to address the impacts of technology, Gen Y and globalization.
These high-quality, activity-based workshops will help attendees:
• Build strong management skills to engage and motivate employees
• Boost confidence in their ability to manage difficult situations
• Hone problem-solving skills by working in groups on real-world issues
• Gain knowledge and practical skills to build better relationships

Jackie Giles
(715) 836-3636