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Webinar: Communication in the Workplace

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Date: Thursay, September 15, 2016
Time: 10:00am Central Time/11:00am Eastern Time
Cost: FREE for all AFMA Members; $25 for non-members
Presenter: Susan E. King, LCSW, Assistant Director, Williamsport Family Medicine Residency

Description: For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it is a presentation you give in a meeting, the level of attention you give your co-worker when they are talking to you, or the look you give without knowing it, it all means something. This webinar will help participants understand the different forms of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:
1. identify the benefits of a healthy workplace.
2. discuss the role of health communication in the workplace.
3. recognize your own style of communication and identify healthy and unhealthy patterns.
4. discuss the barriers to effective communication and how to resolve them.

About the Presenter: Sue King earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Susquehanna University and her Master of Social Work from Marywood University.

Format: This will be a 45-minute webinar followed by a 15-minute discussion period. Participants will receive copies of the PowerPoint presentation prior to the webinar.

Register: To register for this webinar, please contact Cristin Estes by email at cestes@aafp.org for further instructions. A limited number of "seats" are available.

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Committee: Vickie Eckert, Deborah Egger, Tamara Poole and Evangeline Washington
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Webinar: Communication in the Workplace

Date: Thursay, September 15, 2016
Time: 10:00am Central Time/11:00am Eastern Time
Cost: FREE for all AFMA Members; $25 for non-members
Presenter: Susan E. King, LCSW, Assistant Director, Williamsport Family Medicine Residency

Description: For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it is a presentation you give in a meeting, the level of attention you give your co-worker when they are talking to you, or the look you give without knowing it, it all means something. This webinar will help participants understand the different forms of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:
1. identify the benefits of a healthy workplace.
2. discuss the role of health communication in the workplace.
3. recognize your own style of communication and identify healthy and unhealthy patterns.
4. discuss the barriers to effective communication and how to resolve them.

About the Presenter: Sue King earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Susquehanna University and her Master of Social Work from Marywood University.

Format: This will be a 45-minute webinar followed by a 15-minute discussion period. Participants will receive copies of the PowerPoint presentation prior to the webinar.

Register: To register for this webinar, please return this form by email to cestes@aafp.org. This form must be received to be registered and to receive log-in information. A limited number of "seats" are available.

Lisa Marquise, PhD, Chair
Committee: Vickie Eckert, Deborah Egger, Tamara Poole and Evangeline Washington
... See MoreSee Less

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