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Seminar on "How to Have Difficult Conversations" this Thursday, Jan. 18 - Everyone Welcome

Hosted by Messiah's Stephen Ministry Team  |  

Location – Rms 205-207, Hazel Dell Campus

Time - 6:00-8:00pm

Guest Presenter
The Rev Dr. William DeLong, Ed.D., M.Div.
Director of Spiritual Care at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Randall Children's Hospital

Synopsis
The last time you rode in a car with your aging parent driving was the stuff of nightmares. It's time to have "the talk" about giving up (or taking away) the keys. You've just left the doctor's office with a diagnosis that will alter your life in ways totally unexpected and it's time to let your spouse and children know. A person in your friend group shared something that was deeply hurtful to you and it's burning you up inside. You have to talk about it. Your boss has asked you to do something that is ethically wrong. You're losing sleep over it.

We have all experienced how difficult these conversations can be. We have all spent time and energy trying to avoid them. Dr. William DeLong will present strategies for making them productive and effective.

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