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Managing Up, Down & Sideways

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Tasha Dorsey, Psy.D., offers strategies for developing healthy interdependence between leaders and community members.

Product Description

Overview

Ministry and community life means continually navigating complex relationships in many directions – with authority, with peers, and with those you minister to or manage. Daily stressors and the hectic pace of ministry can put a strain on those important relationships and prevent us from communicating effectively. Tasha Dorsey, Psy.D., offers strategies for developing healthy interdependence between leaders and community members.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Identify behaviors that can negatively impact communication;
  2. Explore expectations of leader and follower roles; and
  3. Learn communication strategies for avoiding misunderstandings and effectively asserting needs and concerns.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. How do I communicate with those in leadership or authority positions?
  2. How do I voice my opinion or needs in community? Do I feel heard and respected?
  3. How do I perceive my role as a leader? As a follower?