In today's world of increased ability to connect in so many ways, people are feeling more disconnected than ever. Come and learn the "Social Super Powers" to improve overall health and well being by learning the science and art behind how to connect with others. It is important for people to have sociability in order to connect and increase the possibility of meaningful connections in the workplace, business, community, social settings and more. Developing healthy connections with others, greatly improves one's own-mind-body spirit connection. This class provides an overview and introduces 7 concepts which lay a foundation and provides you the tools to sharpen your social skills.About the teachers:
France McCloskey, of Learning and Motivation Specialists, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Cognitive Science/ Double major Psychology. She is currently completing her Master's in Adult Learning. France has started her own practice of Cognitive and Social mentoring. She has worked in the human service field for over 25 years, primarily focusing on teaching life (social) skills to children and adults with significant learning challenges. These skills have helped to successfully integrate people into the world of work, school, community and social settings. For the past 9 years she has worked with undergraduate and graduate student interns on improving their soft skills. Essentially helping them to learn and grow their workplace social skills including; problem solving, conflict resolution, connecting with colleagues, working as part of a team, etc. She is refocusing her aim towards all people who may struggle with or want to sharpen their abilities to improve their social experiences across settings.For details about our class cancellation and refund policy, visit our FAQs.
Dina Guenther, Independent Living Skills Trainer, has her Bachelor's in Fine Arts. She has utilized her creative skills while working in the human service field for the past 25 years. She has worked with teenagers and adults with brain injury teaching them the life skills of how to successfully integrate into the world of work and the community. She has also donated her time and utilized her amazing hostess skills to organize and sponsor many social events to raise money and awareness for a variety of causes.