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Communication for Interpersonal Relationships
Interpersonal communication is a core feature of everyday life. It is fundamental to how we care for loved ones, support family members, connect with friends, and advance in careers. This webinar is primarily intended for military family service providers and will cover basic aspects of interpersonal communication. Specific topics include reasons for learning about interpersonal communication, types of interpersonal communication goals, and kinds of interpersonal communication tasks. Guidelines will be provided for disclosing information, maintaining relationships, providing comfort, and managing conflict. After completing this webinar, participants will be able to: (1) Describe types of goals in interpersonal communication situations. (2) Identify three guidelines for disclosing information. (3) Identify three guidelines for maintaining relationships. (4) Identify four guidelines for providing comfort. (5) Identify three guidelines for managing conflict.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Communication In the Crunch
We all have the intention to communicate clearly and frequently are able to make this happen. However, under stress or in the Crunch, most of us revert to less skillful styles of making our point. It can be helpful to recognize these styles which present obstacles to communicating and to target specific skills which pave the way for better understanding of the other persons world. Whether with clients, family members and friends, or work colleagues, conscious choices of how we talk and listen can help. This interactive webinar will provide opportunities to discover how our personal agendas repeatedly interfere with effective communication and offer a RECIPE for more effective and efficient communication.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Preparing Caregivers to Communicate Effectively Using Three Types of Communication Skills
Caregivers communicate with a variety of individuals including, health care professionals, family members, military professionals, and their wounded warriors, throughout their caregiver journey. Many times though, professionals and caregivers conversations can go astray, resulting in misunderstanding and ultimately hindering the relationship between the two parties. During this webinar, the presenter will identify three types of communication skills that will change the way professionals and caregivers have communicated in the past. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free