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Wendy Loewen


Wendy is a former teacher and director of a health and social services program. She has Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Education. In addition, she is certified as a level 1 and 2 Myers-Briggs Trait Inventory administrator. Wendy believes that learning is a dynamic and life-long endeavor and with commitment, guidance and individualized support, this process should be enjoyable and motivating. In addition to facilitating workshops, she serves as ACHIEVE’s Training and Development Specialist and is the author of many of our workshops including Respectful Workplace, Assertive Communication and Stress Management. Wendy is an engaging presenter who delivers material in a format that maximizes the learning potential for all participants.

Upcoming Events

March 2017

Essential Workplace Skills – Time, Organization and Productivity

Mar 10, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 220.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

The multiple demands of work necessitate that employees know how to prioritize their responsibilities, work with proficiency, be resourceful and complete tasks in a systematic and organized manner. This workshop provides a comprehensive review of performance basics and is geared for front line workers. The workshop provides training and activities to explore the habits and tools necessary for productivity, as well as the attitudes that support a successful work environment. Learn more...

Stress Management

Mar 17, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 198.00 (*early rate) 220.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 24, 2017
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

In many organizations it is common to find large numbers of employees suffering from the adverse effects of stress. Left unmanaged, stress can lead to unproductive patterns and result in loss of focus and productivity at work. This workshop will help participants identify personal stress factors and introduce them to practical methods for successfully managing stress. Learn more...

April 2017

Respectful Workplace – Strategies for a Healthy Environment Live Webinar

Apr 03, 2017 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: 32.00 (*early rate) 39.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 20, 2017
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Healthy workplaces foster respectful and dynamic relationships which contribute to employee well-being. This in turn results in greater job satisfaction, increased employee participation and improved work performance. This webinar explores the components of respect and addresses individual and collective responsibilities within the work environment. Learn more...

May 2017

Difficult Conversations

May 04, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 198.00 (*early rate) 220.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 13, 2017
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Whether sharing bad news with a client, providing corrective action or talking with a colleague about an uncomfortable issue, difficult conversations often take a large mental and emotional toll on all participants. In fact, having difficult conversations can be one of the most stressful and uncomfortable aspects of our lives and work. Yet the ability to handle difficult conversations respectfully and professionally is also an essential workplace skill. Learn more...

Mediation – Facilitating Conflict Resolution

May 15 - May 16, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 375.00 (*early rate) 420.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 24, 2017
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Unresolved conflict becomes time consuming and limits the productivity of everyone. A third party facilitator may be needed to help mediate the difficult conversation for resolving the conflict when the people involved do not resolve it on their own. This skills-based workshop is designed to give participants the tools to work with disputing parties to clarify misunderstandings, identify interests and work towards options for resolving the conflict. Learn more...

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Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours.   While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.