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Navigating Difficult Conversations

Feb 13, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)

*early rate expires January 23, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia – Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre


Trainer: Aaron Lyons

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Navigating Difficult Conversations (early rate expires 1-23-18)$235.00 $209.00Vancouver, BC - February 13, 2018
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Aaron Lyons

Aaron holds a Masters Degree in Conflict Transformation and is an experienced facilitator and trainer specializing in mediation, conflict resolution and restorative justice. Throughout his career he has provided leadership for a variety of organizations, and for close to 15 years, he has facilitated high-conflict conversations for both small and large groups of people. Aaron has a passion for supporting people through high-stakes and emotionally charged conversations...


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Description

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. This workshop will review the key elements of preparing for, conducting and concluding difficult conversations. Participants will leave with a set of tools to help ensure that difficult conversations are productive, professional and respectful for all involved.

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Workshop Outline

  • Elements of a Difficult Conversation
  • Instigators and Recipients
  • Determining if a Difficult Conversation is Necessary
  • Alternatives to the Difficult Conversation
  • How to Stop Avoiding the Difficult Conversation
  • How to Handle the Difficult Conversation
  • Asking for a Difficult Conversation
  • Preparing for the Difficult Conversation
  • What You Need to Do
  • What You Can Expect
  • Conducting the Difficult Conversation
  • Concluding the Difficult Conversation
  • Following Up
  • How to Prevent the Need for a Difficult Conversation

Method of Delivery

 

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This workshop has been approved for 6 CPHR Continued Professional Development Hours.

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Details

Date:
February 13, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Trainer

Aaron Lyons

Venue

Vancouver, British Columbia – Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
711 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 3Y2 Canada
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Phone:
604-879-0511

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Navigating Difficult Conversations (early rate expires 1-23-18)$235.00 $209.00Vancouver, BC - February 13, 2018
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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, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

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.