Session A4

6th Annual CNM Conference on Teaching and Learning

Building Trust and Respect through Communication

Melissa Franklin, PhD (Biology, MSE, CNM); Beth Giebus-Chavez (Language Arts, CHSS, CNM) 

Sandia III, 10:15-11:30

Institutions such as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Center for Disease Control have good developmental data on Adverse Childhood Experiences, physical and mental health, and life opportunity.  Recently there has been strong recognition from this same body of research suggesting that Building Trust and Respect can have pivotal influence, particularly from the role of teacher or other types of  providers.  This session will go through classic communication methods including needs-based language with emphasis on, but not limited to, the teaching perspective.  Any instructor, counselor, or interested persons will gain practice, and heightened awareness of intentional as well as unintentional communication signals that can impart Trust and Respect between self and others.  Handouts will be available for attendees or by email contact. 

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