CSW/SC Professional Development Conference

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West campus - October 23, 2019

ASU CSW/SC 2019 Professional Development Conference

The CSW/SC Professional Development Conference will be hosted at the West campus on Wednesday, October 23rd in UCB LaSala Ballrooms

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
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.Conference Check-In

If you are not attending the 8:30AM session, you may check-in at any point during the day before your first scheduled session.

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.Leading from Within: Evolving Self, Evolving Leader

Presenter: Jennifer Wilken

Participants in this workshop will be encouraged to explore their own inner landscape of workplace habits, self-talk, emotions and inclinations. Participants will develop their own personal plan for catalyzing a shift in their inner-leader landscape. Informed by systems theory of organizational dynamics and an eclectic survey of thought-provoking leadership and creativity readings, this workshop explores leadership as a self-sourced and self-cultivated capacity. The workshop will propose a sampling of techniques and resources that participants may draw from to build a personalized practice and advance their leadership evolution.

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.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.

11:00 a.m. -  NoonSustaining a Successful Leadership Career Over Time

Presenter: Kevin Salcido

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

Conference Luncheon:

Four Ways to Navigate Your Money Jungle

Presenter: Emily Schwartz

The path to financial wellness can feel wild, unpredictable and perilous. Never fear! This workshop will give you tips and tricks to reach financial goals you may have struggled with in the past.  We’ll explore hidden marketing tactics that make you overspend and how to avoid them, how to use your priorities, not someone else’s, to make a budget, how to plan for the unexpected twists life throws us, and more.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Self-Care in the Workplace

Presenter: Melanie Ford

Attendees will leave the session with tangible tips and tools to incorporate throughout their workday to implement self-care. These tools will help attendees reduce stress, increase productivity, avoid burnout and feel happier throughout their work day.

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.Get an Edge on Your Career with ASU Career Edge

Presenter: Joshua Stuart

Come discover all that the ASU Career EDGE has to offer. It is more than just a training platform.  Find out how individuals and departments can use EDGE to help improve their careers and departments.

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