Interpersonal Skills

2020 May 26

[NIH OITE Webinar] Moving from Bystander to Upstander: Take Action to Combat Harassment and Aggression

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register/Contact for Details

Join the NIH OITE for a virtual bystander training program to empower trainees and other members of the research community to speak up and intervene when we witness bullying, incivility, microaggressions, and hate speech. We will address issues experienced at in research groups and specifically address the rise of microaggressions and hate speech related to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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2020 May 13

[NIH OITE Webinar] Sharpening Your Mentoring Skills

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

GoToWebinar - Contact for Details

Speaker, Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director NIH OITE

 

Though mentoring can be a very rewarding experience, it also has its challenges. This workshop will provide you with insights into ways to enhance students learning and to help you set your student up for success. We will discuss setting expectations providing feedback, setting boundaries and assessing...

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2020 May 12

Confronting the Challenge of COVID-19 in American Indian Communities

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for details

American Indian communities in the United States have improbably survived centuries of dispossession, subjugation, endemic poverty, and coercive assimilation. The latest threat to their “survivance” is the COVID-19 epidemic. In this Virtual Radcliffe program, two Indigenous professors of medicine will consider the implications of the pandemic for lives and livelihoods in contemporary American Indian communities.

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2020 May 12

[PGE PDD Webinar] How to Build an Effective DAC

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Have you recently selected a dissertation advisor and started work toward your thesis? Have you started thinking about which faculty might serve you best on your DAC? In this workshop, early career graduate students will consider the roles that their potential DAC members will play in their personal and professional development and identify personal priority areas to cover when recruiting DAC members. Participants will also be given the opportunity to ask questions about DAC membership of a panel of experienced faculty members, followed by small group discussions with senior...

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2020 Mar 24

Coronavirus and Quarantine: What Big Questions Can We Be Asking?

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Register: http://www.veritas.org/veritasforumlivestream/

Within the span of a week, things have changed quickly, unexpectedly, and uncomfortably. Over 250 colleges and universities have gone virtual overnight. What now? What if this disorienting season of quarantine is not simply isolating and inconvenient? What if it can provide a newfound space for reflection to ask some of life’s biggest questions and reorient ourselves around the truth to be discovered?

 

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The Hidden Curriculum

Out of the Science Education and Society Lab at the University of Rhode Island, Hidden Curriculum investigates the social context of students' college experiences. Join host Gyasi Alexander to explore the unwritten rules and networks that govern college campuses.

2019 Oct 15

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training (peer mentoring training pilot, invite only)

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

TBA

Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how
to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training
— which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Mentoring Institute (at the University of New Mexico)

Through the application of instructional design standards, the Mentoring Institute provides training and certification services for a diverse array of staff, faculty and students, in a centralized effort to recruit, train and develop qualified mentors.

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