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Sheri Coburn


Sheri is a Registered Social Worker in the province of New Brunswick who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology. Her broad range of experience includes working in front line and leadership roles in both government and social service organizations. Sheri values workplaces and organizations that are able to identify, build on and capitalize on their most valuable resource: the people who work there.  She believes people should love their job and that the health and wellness of a workplace and their employees is the best determinant for both individual and organizational success. As a facilitator Sheri is a knowledgeable, passionate and engaging presenter.

Upcoming Events

May 2017

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

May 11, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 250.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
One of the most difficult and often overlooked aspects of moving into a supervisory or management position is developing the skills necessary to truly manage people. Like all skills, management skills must be learned. This workshop presents the crucial skills for managing employment relationships from beginning to end, with particular focus on hiring and performance management. Learn more...

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. Learn more...
June 2017

Dealing with Difficult People

Jun 13, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 198.00 (*early rate) 220.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires May 23, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
We all encounter people we find difficult. Typically conversations with them leave us feeling frustrated, stressed, angry and tired. This workshop will analyze what is happening in those exchanges and demonstrate how people can adapt their strategies to bring about more productive conversations with those they find difficult. Learn more...
October 2017

Time Management

Oct 24, 2017 (9 AM - 12 PM)
Price: 139.00 (*early rate) 155.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 03, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn

Our workplaces demand productive employees, and it often feels like there is not enough time to do everything we need to. Our ability to manage time affects productivity and the quality of work we are able to produce. Developing effective skills in time management empowers us to deal with the conflicting priorities we face every day. Learn more...

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Oct 26, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 05, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
One of the most difficult and often overlooked aspects of moving into a supervisory or management position is developing the skills necessary to truly manage people. Like all skills, management skills must be learned. This workshop presents the crucial skills for managing employment relationships from beginning to end, with particular focus on hiring and performance management. Learn more...
November 2017

Dealing with Difficult People

Nov 02, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 12, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
We all encounter people we find difficult. Typically conversations with them leave us feeling frustrated, stressed, angry and tired. This workshop will analyze what is happening in those exchanges and demonstrate how people can adapt their strategies to bring about more productive conversations with those they find difficult. Learn more...

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Nov 09, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 19, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
One of the most difficult and often overlooked aspects of moving into a supervisory or management position is developing the skills necessary to truly manage people. Like all skills, management skills must be learned. This workshop presents the crucial skills for managing employment relationships from beginning to end, with particular focus on hiring and performance management. Learn more...

Conflict Resolution Skills

Nov 30, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 09, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn
Learn more...
December 2017

Leadership – The Essential Competencies

Dec 07, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 16, 2017
Trainer: Sheri Coburn

Essential leadership skills and competencies often mean the difference between thriving or failing in a leadership role. This workshop is designed to help new or existing leaders increase their abilities to lead teams. Participants will gain skills to engage others, assess team dynamics, make better decisions, and to improve trust and influence with those they are leading. 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.