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NDSU DCE and Dorothy Yeager to Offer Professional Development Seminars

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Posted on Jan, 12 2010

Join NDSU Distance and Continuing Education for two seminars presented by Dorothy Yeager. “The Gifts of Humor and Touch” and “Thriving Among Difficult People” are designed for nurses, social workers and counselors.

The Gifts of Humor and Touch will be held February 8, 2010 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. This seminar will focus on the knowledge of and appreciation for the benefits of humor and touch in the workplace and at home. Participants will be able to identify benefits of humor and touch, techniques to reduce stress with humor as well as appropriate and inappropriate uses of touch.

Thriving Among Difficult People will be held February 9, 2010 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. This seminar will explore strategies and techniques for handling difficult people. Participants will be able to identify at least three types of difficult people, identify at least two motivators and apply the action planning process to handle two types of difficult behaviors.

Dorothy Yeager is a professional speaker and facilitator with a Master’s Degree in Adult Education. She is certified in Family and Consumer Sciences by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Yeager has presented more than 350 seminars to health officials. Yeager has previously collaborated with NDSU to bring professional development seminars for health professionals to Fargo.

Both seminars are approved for continuing education contact hours for nurses, North Dakota social workers, and counselors, for more information visit www.ndsu.edu/dce.

Each seminar is $99 or $179 if registering for both, cost includes lunch.  Visit www.ndsu.edu/dce  or call 701-231-7015 or 1-800-726-1724 to register.