The DC Psychological Association presents:
"The Truth About Public Speaking: An Essential Skill for Clinicians"
Ed Barks and Chris Wemple, PhD
October 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Chicago School of Psychology, 1015 15th St, NW,4th floor, Washington, DC
3.0 Hours of Continuing Education is Offered
3.0 Hours of Social Work Continuing Education is offered
Psychologists, Social Workers and other mental health professionals, are often encouraged build a practice niche by developing formal presentations in their specialty area for the general public and other health professionals, to work as “consultants” in a variety of settings, and at times to speak on social justice issues. What all these activities have in common is that they involve one essential skill – public speaking. The key to taking advantage of all these career and practice building opportunities is to build your skill in public speaking; Ed Barks is a communications strategy and training consultant who has devoted his career to doing just that.
Ed Barks has guided thousands of today’s business, association, scientific and entertainment leaders to more dynamic presentations. A veteran of the Washington, DC communications and government relations scene, he perfected his own talents during a decade long tenure as a radio broadcaster. He is the author of the book, The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations, as well as numerous guides and research reports.
This workshop will be an introduction to a systematic approach to developing public speaking skills, and will feature a mix of talk, video clips, small group practice and Q & A opportunities.
About the Speakers:
Edward Barks has guided thousands of today’s business, association, scientific and entertainment leaders to more dynamic presentations. A veteran of the Washington, DC public relations scene, he perfected his own talents during a decade long tenure as a radio broadcaster. He is the author of a comprehensive guide, “The Truth About Public Speaking: Three Keys to Great Presentations,” as well as numerous other training materials.
Workshop Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
"The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content."
"This course has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers, DC Metro Chapter for 3.0 contact hours of continuing education credit. Approval Code: 2017015"
There is no corporate support/payment for this workshop.
DCPA Event Cancellation Policy
The DC Psychological Association is unable to provide refunds for events. However, we do allow up to one year to make up a CE session that may have been missed.
DC Psychological Association
David White, CAE - Executive Director
Telephone: (512) 788-0207 Fax: (800) 784-9034
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