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Registration for Workshops, Speaker Broadcasts and Training Days

Contact: clarkjen@uhcl.edu if you have questions.

Leadership Workshops
  1. Spirituality: How Your Spirituality Can Impact Your Leadership Practice

    Presenter: Dr. Gary Adams, UHCL Counseling Services & Chuck Crocker UHCL Career Services

    Description: The fragmentation of our work and life experience is familiar to many of us. This fragmentation may diminish our sense of wholeness and integration. How might the intentional partnering of spirituality and leadership promote deeper wholeness and integration in leaders and affect their leadership styles in the service of others. This workshop will help participants identify how their religious and/or spiritual values and experiences have shaped and enriched their leadership.

    About the Presenters: Dr. Gary Adams has been a licensed staff psychologist in UHCL’s Counseling Services for over 13 years. Since receiving his doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology – San Francisco in 1990, he has specialized in working with professionals, the seriously mentally ill, LGBT individuals, and those with high levels of stress/anxiety and chronic and or life threatening illness, and college/university students. To manage his own stress, he resorts to travel, both international and domestic, “furry friends” (aka, “pets”), and cooking and eating, his own and others’ food.

    Chuck Crocker is the Associate Director of Career Services at the University of Houston– Clear Lake. He currently oversees Career Services and counsels students with career choices and job search issues. He served as Placement Coordinator for the University of Houston-Clear Lake from 1990-1997, and as the Director of the Enrichment Center at Houston Baptist University from 1997-2006. His education includes an M. Ed. in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Bachelor of Sacred Literature from Ozark Christian College. He is also the father of two boys.

  2. Creating Inclusion and Social Justice on Campus

    Presenter: Shaun Simon & Nhee Vang, UHCL Intercultural Student Services

    Description: This workshop will provide students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the dynamics of difference, diversity, and social justice on campus. Students will also examine the meaning social identities have for us individually and collectively. This will be an opportunity for students to build coalitions with students “similar to” and “different from” themselves to achieve mutual goals for social change. This will then allow for students to individually and collectively reduce barriers and create more inclusive environments at the University of Houston – Clear Lake and in their own lives.

    About the Presenters: Shaun Simon, M.Ed., is the Coordinator of Women’s and LGBT Services for the Intercultural Student Services office at UHCL. She received her bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relationship from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, and her Masters’ in Education from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been active within student affairs for over five years and has done antiviolence work and women’s empowerment programs for nine. She is passionate about social justice issues and has focused her work around women’s issues and anti-violence work.

    Nhee Vang, is the Coordinator for International Student Services Programming at Intercultural Student Services. He received his bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Japanese at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and his Masters’ in Student Affairs with an emphasis in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has been active within student affairs and international affairs for over five years and has done work working with international students. He understands that social justice expands from across the globe and has focused his work around international and global issues.

  3. Lights, Camera… (Situational) Leadership!

    Presenter: Jennifer Clark, UHCL Student Life Office

    Description: is workshop is based on Kenneth Blanchard’s Leadership and the One-Minute Manager, and utilizes movie clips from Hollywood classics such as “Young Frankenstein”, “The Paper Chase”, “12:00 High”, “9 to 5”, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, to illustrate the advantages of leaders whose behaviors match and complement the needs of their people. Learn about what it takes to be an effective Situational Leader. You will learn how to be flexible and practice different leadership styles – Directing, Coaching, Supporting, and Delegating – in constantly changing situations.

    About the Presenter: Jennifer Clark is the Assistant Director of Student Life (Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement), and has worked at UHCL since 2002. She has a master’s degree in Education (College Student Personnel) from Miami University (OH) and a bachelor’s degree in Human Services (Counseling) from Cal State Fullerton. Jennifer has presented workshops and retreats on numerous leadership-related topics for UHCL and for community organizations. She has also been a team leader for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Texas Gulf Coast seminar, and for the national LeaderShape Institute. She also provides advice for the UHCL student chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

  4. Multiculturalism and Diversity: Self-Awareness and Exploration

    Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Day, UHCL Counseling Services

    Description: “Multiculturalism and Diversity: Self-Awareness and Exploration” will provide an opportunity to increase self-awareness and understanding of students’ own and other individuals’ multiculturalism/diversity through an experiential exercise. Individuals will create and share multicultural timelines that reflect their upbringing and participate in a discussion about how similarities and/or differences might impact personal and professional interactions

    About the Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Day is a licensed psychologist with experience working with adults, children, and families in university counseling, outpatient community mental health, inpatient psychiatric hospital, and medical hospital settings. She is interested in diversity and multiculturalism, international and first generation college students, racial and ethnic identity development, and self-care.

  5. Time and Stress Management

    Presenter: Brittany Gabrois & Esther Frogel, UHCL Counseling Services

    Description: This workshop will help you identify ways to keep your life in balance in the midst of multiple roles and responsibilities. If you find yourself pulled by different aspects of your life (such as work, family, school, community or UHCL involvements, friends, and fun) and at times feel like you’re caught in a storm of demands, this workshop is designed for you. It will help you learn about and identify ways of managing your time, as well as coping mechanisms and techniques to reduce stress so you can be successful and enjoy a balanced life.

    About the Presenters: Brittany Grabois is a pre-doctoral intern with UHCL Counseling Services. She is currently working towards the completion of her doctorate in clinical psychology. She is passionate about working in an academic setting with college students, particularly with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment difficulties. After completing her degree, she plans on becoming a licensed clinical psychologist and pursue a career in an academic setting.

    Esther Frogel is a pre-doctoral psychology intern at the University of Houston - Clear Lake Career and Counseling Services. She is currently working towards the completion of her PhD in counseling psychology. She is interested in working with college students dealing with a variety of issues and concerns, particularly multicultural, anxiety, and work-life balance issues. Esther plans to become a licensed psychologist and pursue a career in college counseling once she completes her degree.

  6. Teamwork and Group Dynamics

    Presenter: Jennifer Clark, UHCL Student Life Office

    Description: In this VERY interactive workshop, participants will learn about teamwork and group dynamics in the context of activities and from watching clips from MGM’s classic film “The Wizard of Oz”.

    About the Presenter: Jennifer Clark is the Assistant Director of Student Life (Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement), and has worked at UHCL since 2002. She has a master’s degree in Education (College Student Personnel) from Miami University (OH) and a bachelor’s degree in Human Services (Counseling) from Cal State Fullerton. Jennifer has presented workshops and retreats on numerous leadership-related topics for UHCL and for community organizations. She has also been a team leader for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Texas Gulf Coast seminar, and for the national LeaderShape Institute. She also provides advice for the UHCL student chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

  7. What Is Your Leadership Style? (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)”

    Presenter: Jennifer McAdams, Brittany Gabrois & Esther Frogel, UHCL Counseling Services

    Required: Completed Myers-Briggs Type Inventory in Counseling Services by Fri, Mar 6, 12:00 pm..

    Description: This seminar will help you learn about your communication/leadership style via the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and how to work better with people who have different styles. All participants will receive their personal profiles from Career Services during this session.

    About the Presenter: Jennifer McAdams is a doctoral intern at the UHCL Counseling Services, where she provides individual, group and couples counseling. She received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Tech University, and will be receiving her Ph.D. in 2015. She has completed practica at the Texas Tech Student Counseling Center, Texas Tech Psychology Clinic, and STARCARE (formerly Lubbock MHMR). She worked for two years at Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center.

    Brittany Grabois is also an intern with UHCL Counseling Services. She is currently working towards the completion of her doctorate in clinical psychology. She is passionate about working in an academic setting with college students, particularly with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment difficulties. After completing her degree, she plans on becoming a licensed clinical psychologist and pursue a career in an academic setting.

    Esther Frogel is a pre-doctoral psychology intern at the University of Houston - Clear Lake Career and Counseling Services. She is currently working towards the completion of her PhD in counseling psychology. She is interested in working with college students dealing with a variety of issues and concerns, particularly multicultural, anxiety, and work-life balance issues. Esther plans to become a licensed psychologist and pursue a career in college counseling once she completes her degree.

  8. Leadership Essentials… The Keys to Successful Leadership

    Presenter: Joyce Delores Taylor, UHCL HSH

    Description: This inspiring and uplifting workshop will teach you the definition of leadership, how to recognize leadership styles, and the key traits of successful leaders. You will receive a booklet packed with several leadership assessment tools. You will be engaged, laugh, and have fun in this interactive workshop learning about the essentials of leadership! Several give-away items make this additionally a special workshop to attend.

    About the Presenter: Joyce Delores Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Js Dynamic Transformations, A Leadership Consulting Firm and the Internship Coordinator-Lecturer for the School of Human Sciences and Humanities. In her role as CEO she is responsible for providing leadership training and development as well as fostering community relationships and interactions for all types of non-profit companies and training for individuals. As Internship Coordinator and Lecturer for HSH she provides guidance for the internship program for all the inter-disciplinary programs of HSH as well as teaching classes in the Behavior Sciences areas. Joyce is a native of Memphis, Tenn., and has undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, a certificate in Physics as an academic study abroad scholar in England, and three masters’ degrees from UHCL in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Criminology, and Cross Cultural and Women’s Studies. Joyce has been very involved on the UHCL campus and served as the President of SGA, the Black Students Association, Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and a member of several other National Honor Societies and campus organizations. She is the current Outgoing Chair for the Alumni Association Executive Council after having served as Chair. Joyce believes in leadership and sharing and being a role model for other leaders. She quotes Rosa Parks and believes that “We should live our lives as role model for others.”

  9. It’s Not What You Say, but How You Say It, Managing Conflict with Difficult People

    Presenter: Dr. Gary Adams, UHCL Counseling Services

    About the Presenter: Many students of effective leadership have argued that communication is key. In addition, many relationship specialists have suggested that communication is at the core of any successful interpersonal relationship, whether that of parents, partner/spouse, children or colleagues at work. This workshop will focus on developing healthy, effective relationships with others, especially in the workplace, through the development of always improving communication. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how self-awareness and awareness of others positively shape communication, and provide opportunities for the accomplishment of shared goals. What we say and how we say it can make all the difference!

    About the Presenter: Dr. Gary Adams has been a licensed staff psychologist in UHCL’s Counseling Services for over 13 years.  Since receiving his doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology – San Francisco in 1990, he has specialized in working with professionals, the seriously mentally ill, LGBT individuals, and those with high levels of stress/anxiety and chronic and or life threatening illness, and college/university students.  To manage his own stress, he resorts to travel, both international and domestic, “furry friends” (aka, “pets”), and cooking and eating, his own and others’ food.


NSLS Speaker Broadcasts
  1. Dan Harris

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Feb 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    SSCB Lecture Hall 1100

    Encore Presentation:
    Wed, Feb 18, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, TBA

    Dan Harris is one of the most respected broadcast journalists in the news world. His coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan earned much praise and recognition. After a live on air panic attack, he went on a journey to learn about self-awareness and meditation. He will be speaking about happiness, mindfulness and the balance between ambition and contentment.


  2. Debbi Fields

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Feb 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    SSCB Lecture Hall 1100

    Encore Presentation:
    Wed, Mar 4, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, TBA

    Debbi Fields is a true example of the American dream. After determining that her passion was baking cookies, she worked tirelessly to seek investors to build her first store location. Her story details the numerous times she was rejected, and how determination and persistence led her to unimaginable success. She will share the lessons that she has learned in both business and life.


  3. Arianna Huffington

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Mar 24, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    SSCB Lecture Hall 1100

    Arianna Huffington's is one of the most well recognized names in modern journalism. She will share advice on redefining success, and creating a life of well-being, wisdom and wonder.



Leadership Training Day

Open to all students. NSLS members must complete New Member Orientation prior to registering.
Email kalia@uhcl.edu to register. Provide your name, email, student id number and preferred date.
Only select one training day.

  • Fri, Feb 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, TBA
  • Wed, Mar 11, 12:00 - 3:00 pm, TBA
  • Sat, Mar 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, TBA
  • Fri, Apr 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, TBA
  • Sat, Apr 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, TBA
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Date Updated: 27-JUL-2015

Contact

Jennifer Clark
Assistant Director of Student Life

Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement
2700 Bay Area Blvd. (Box 198)
Houston, TX 77058
www.uhcl.edu/slice

Phone: 281-283-2611
Fax: 281-283-2566
Email: clarkjen@uhcl.edu



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