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Embracing Disruption


Date/Time: Thursday, 10/08/2020, 1 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour - Plus 60 days of Unlimited Replays
Facilitator: Joanne Goldwater and Deborah Scheibler
Price: $150.00

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Overview:

Our world has become topsy-turvy in the past six months. Our work lives and personal lives have undergone disruptions that no one could have imagined in 2019. What has this disruption done to us and for us?

While disruption tends to have negative connotations, there are some growth opportunities that come from upheaval. This session will examine the impact of disruptions on one’s work life, home life, relationships, and well-being, and explore and provide tips on seeing the positive side of disruption, including growth mindset, the value of self-care, and how to use your professional and personal networks.

Outline:

  • Defining “disruption”: what does it mean, what does it look like
  • The impact of disruption
    • Work life
    • Home life
    • Relationships (work, family, personal relationships)
    • Well-being (individual and group)
  • Managing and growing from disruption
    • Positive changes can come from disruption
    • Growth mindset (for individuals and groups)
    • Practicing self-care
    • Checking in on others
  • Using your network
  • How to be a positive disruptor (change-maker)
  • Q&A

Learning Outcomes:

As a result of attending this webinar, participants will:

  1. Explore the impact disruptions can have on individuals and groups.
  2. Examine the positive side of disruptions on individuals and groups.
  3. Understand the differences between having a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and the value of the latter in the work we do in Student Affairs.
  4. Identify steps to become a positive change-maker (disruptor)
  5. Take away at least two tips for managing and growing from disruption.

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is appropriate for all levels of Student Affairs staff.

Presenters:

Joanne Goldwater has been a prefessional in the field of Higher Education for over thirty years. Joanne is the Associate Dean for Retention and Student Success at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) for four years.  In this role she oversees the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Support Services.  Formerly, Joanne was the  Director of Residence Life and Associate Dean of Students at SMCM for 23 years.

Joanne is the past Executive Board member of ACUHO-I and past MACUHO President and is the Co-founder and former co-director (for 20 years) of the Regional Entry-Level Institute.  Managed numerous crises that impacted campus including: hurricanes, earthquake, floods, power failures, loss of water, student deaths, fires, building evacuations due to mold (and relocation of residents to a cruise ship), outbreaks of scabies and bed bugs, etc.

Joanne is a frequent presenter (in-person at conferences such as the National Symposium on Student Retention, NASPA Student Success in Higher Education Conferences, ACUHO-I, MACUHO, and via webinars for PaperClip Communications, StudentAffairs.com, Reslife.net).  Most recently, she is a July 2020 graduate of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business “Post-Crisis Leadership” Certificate Program.

Deborah Scheibler has been a prefessional in the field of Higher Education for over fifteen years. She is the Director of Residential Education at Rowan University and co-director of the Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI).  Deborah was the past President of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO).

 Deborah is a frequent presenter (in-person at conferences such as NASPA, ACUHO-I, MACUHO, the Student-Staff Live-In (SSLI) Conference, and via webinars for StudentAffairs.com).  Recently she was a July 2020 graduate of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business “Post-Crisis Leadership” Certificate Program.


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