upcoming events

DPP Lifestyle Coaches Webinars
Language Traps: How to Sabotage a Great Conversation!
Thursday, July 18th@ 1:00-2:30pm ET
The language we as Lifestyle Coaches choose to use in our group discussions can make or break the building of trusted relationships and open communication necessary for a successful lifestyle change program. Successful Lifestyle Coaches motivate with words and avoid language traps. This webinar illuminates classic language traps based on the work by Schenk, 2002, and demonstrates how to modify our words to avoid those traps in the future.

 

Challenge of Change: Understanding and Supporting Participant Behavior Change
Thursday, Aug. 22nd@1:00-2:30pm ET
This webinar explores ways that organizations and Lifestyle Coaches can optimize their role in supporting participants’ weight loss and physical activity goals.

 

Groovin’ Groups: Group Dynamics and Challenges in the Lifestyle Change Program
Thursday, Sept. 19th@1:00-2:30pm ET

This webinar illuminates common challenging aspects of leading groups, including challenging group behaviors and strategies to prevent and/or manage these challenges as they arise.

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Opioids: Beyond Borders, Beyond Misconceptions - TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019 | 10:30AM – 3:00PM
10:30AM – REGISTRATION & NETWORKING
LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED

LINCOLN CENTER, 820 S Lincoln St, Bay City, MI 48708

GOALS:

• Spread successful projects & expand resources and partners
• Discuss gaps & areas that need more help
• Build networking in our communities and across county lines
• Reduce duplication & increase communication

TAKE-AWAYS FOR ATTENDEES:
• Knowledge of the work that is taking place in the area
• Share data and evidence based or informed practices that correlate to the data
• A clear understanding of how to coordinate and apply similar strategies from
the area to their organizations/communities
• Resources available in the area

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Medical practitioners, Healthcare workers, Social workers, Recovery specialist,
Employers, Community advocates, Insurers

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Our Community Listens - AUGUST SESSION 08/20/19 - 08/22/19 8:00AM

AUGUST SESSION 08/20/19 – 08/22/19 8:00AM Networking & Breakfast Served | 8:30AM TO 4:30PM

LINCOLN CENTER 820 S Lincoln St, Bay City, MI 48708

What if you could improve every single one of your relationships—personal or professional—by discovering more about yourself and how you interact with others? Through this deeply personal exploration of how you listen, relate, discern and communicate, you’ll:

  • Explore how the Communication Cycle forms the foundation of all of your interpersonal communication;
  • Improve your ability to attentively listen and see how it can be the most important thing a person can do for another;
  • Appreciate the impact your non-verbal behavior has on your verbal communication;
  • Develop a more effective way to have difficult conversations;
  • Feel empowered to strengthen and facilitate healing in broken relationships;
  • See and celebrate the good in others; see and celebrate the good in yourself.
  • This is no ordinary training! After three days of powerful classroom instruction, experiential activity, and group discussion, you’ll be equipped with the tools to have deeper, more meaningful relationships and inspired by the course’s ability to bring about a more compassionate world.

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4th Annual “Live Your Life on Purpose” Free Community Event - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th, 2019

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th, 2019 | 4:30pm to 7:15pm

SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY –GS202 Gilbertson Hall
7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Meet the Speakers
This year’s speakers are Donald Schuster and Louis Alloro, M.Ed., MAPP.

Schuster owns a leadership consulting business that incorporates mindfulness. As a former human services Director and leadership consultant for over 38 years, Schuster knows firsthand about the benefits of meditation in his own life and as a powerful activity in helping people deal with the many challenges of life.

Louis Alloro is cofounder of the The Flourishing Center’s Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program and a senior fellow at George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Wellbeing. Louis consults on culture change initiatives in Los Angeles and all over the world. Alloro has been at the forefront of helping organizations and individuals achieve high potential using scientifically informed tools and strategies.

Who should attend
Community members of all ages seeking to expand their social and emotional well-being.

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Our Community Listens - 10/8/19 - 10/10/19

What if you could improve every single one of your relationships—personal or professional—by discovering more about yourself and how you interact with others? Through this deeply personal exploration of how you listen, relate, discern and communicate, you’ll:

  • Explore how the Communication Cycle forms the foundation of all of your interpersonal communication;
  • Improve your ability to attentively listen and see how it can be the most important thing a person can do for another;
  • Appreciate the impact your non-verbal behavior has on your verbal communication;
  • Develop a more effective way to have difficult conversations;
  • Feel empowered to strengthen and facilitate healing in broken relationships;
  • See and celebrate the good in others; see and celebrate the good in yourself.
  • This is no ordinary training! After three days of powerful classroom instruction, experiential activity, and group discussion, you’ll be equipped with the tools to have deeper, more meaningful relationships and inspired by the course’s ability to bring about a more compassionate world.

APPLY ONLINE

The Region's Health and Health Care Systems: Communities Achieving Excellence and Moving Upstream
SAVE THE DATE:
Friday, January 24, 2020 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Lunch included)

Ott Auditorium • Regional Education Center
Saginaw Valley State University
Simulcast at Central Michigan University & Kirtland Health Sciences Center, Grayling

Confirmed Speakers to date:

Rishi Manchanda, M.D., MPH;
President and CEO, HealthBegins

Brian C. Castrucci, MA, DrPH
President and CEO, de Beaumont Foundation