CSW/SC Professional Development Conference

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Polytechnic campus - October 23, 2019

ASU CSW/SC 2019 Professional Development Conference

The CSW/SC Professional Development Conference will be hosted at the Polytechnic campus on Wednesday, October 23rd in Cooley Ballrooms A & B

Listed below is the conference schedule, along with workshop information.

The conference is free and is open to all ASU faculty, staff and students.  Registration is required. 


Conference Schedule and Workshop or Event Information

TimeWorkshop or event details
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Conference Check-In

If you are not attending the 8:30AM session, you may check-in later in the day, prior to your first scheduled session.

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.Increase Leadership Potential through Emotional IQ

Presenter: Pamela Brooks

Discover more about what Emotional IQ really is and what emotion gets in the way great leadership and how to overcome it. Presenter Pamela Brooks will be pulling from the work of both Brené Brown and Judith Glasser.

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.Dare to Lead

Presenter: Pamela Brooks

Brené Brown says, “Courage is contagious.  To scale daring leadership and build courageous teams and organizations, we must cultivate a culture in which brave work, tough conversations, and whole hearts are the expectation and armor is not necessary.” Presenter Pam Brooks will take a deeper dive into what acclaimed author Brené Brown means by vulnerability and how it is the key to courage.

11:00 a.m. -  NoonGetting Started with Your Family Research

Presenter: Duane Roen

Have you thought about tracing your family’s history but don’t know where to begin?  Duane Roen will describe some readily-available resources, tools, and strategies for getting started with researching your roots.  This workshop is designed for those who have little or no experience in researching family history.

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon Session

Conference Luncheon: Ballroom B

Communicating with Diverse Audiences

Presenter: Renee Klug

Interacting with a global audience asks us to extend empathy and implement effective communication strategies. This workshop will provide suggestions for listening to and speaking with students whose first language is not English, and maintaining productive communication with international students throughout the semester.

Lunch will be provided.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.ASU Police Presents: Workplace Safety

Presenter: Officer Becky Garcia

This presentation will provide useful information and tips to enhance overall workplace safety, including how to effectively deescalate and/or respond to disruptive subjects;  The do’s and don’ts when setting up a meeting to deliver difficult news; The importance of establishing an internal workplace communication mechanism/plan; What the options are during an act of violence and why we all need to become familiar with our workplace;  Concerning behaviors on campus: what they look like; when and why reporting is important; and how and who to report them to!  Participants will also receive a template to assist in the planning and development of their own workplace safety plan.

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.Watch Your Mouth: Dirty Words in Everyday Life

Presenter: Amanda Voigt

The dirtiest words that we say do not give us a PG-13 rating, but are words we use every day.  I CAN’T do that, I’ll TRY to attend, I HAVE to finish this, I SHOULD do that.  What is the impact of words on our daily lives?  What are the alternatives?  Do our word choices matter?  Attendees will learn how some everyday words have an impact on our attitudes, mindsets, and actions.  Most importantly, we will discuss how choosing different words can have a powerful influence on our everyday lives.

If you have any questions, please email asucsw@asu.edu