The 2022 CAMLS Support Staff Conferences will have a new look, offering multiple sessions so that participants can choose the learning experience that fits them the best. On this day, registrants will be able to choose two morning sessions and two afternoon sessions. Participants may also opt to take part in Talk Tables to discuss issues with peers.
He Said, She Said, Patricia Pritts 9 AM - 11 AM
WE ARE SORRY TO POST THAT THIS SESSION IS FULL, PLEASE DO NOT SELECT IT WHEN YOU REGISTER Since the beginning of time men and women simply have not completely understood each other. What we say, how we say it, and how it is interpreted can be a source of conflict and misunderstanding between genders, but it can also be a motivational source and means to solutions. Patti Pritts will offer strategies to understand and better communicate across genders.
Safety and Security, John Dunn 9 AM - 11 AM
Problem behaviors are often a challenge in libraries and public buildings. Learn new strategies that will help staff deal with security and safety issues. Former FBI agent John Dunn will teach you how to recognize troublesome situations, how to prepare for them and how not to be a victim.
Financial Planning Charlie Thomasson11:15 AM- 12:15 PM
Take a step towards determining your financial destiny. Learn the benefits of organized budgeting and the importance of setting personal financial goals.
Building Self-Esteem, Ilinda Reese 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Examine the issues and challenges involved in knowing the inner you through the definition of self. Learn to understand your personal strengths and vulnerabilities to build your self-esteem.
Goal Setting for Success at Work, Kim Langley 11:15 AM- 12:15 PM
Compose your definition of success, identify your deepest values and develop a personal mission statement. Learn tools for acheiving personal goals and strategies for sustaining commitment to results.
Building Healthy Relationships with Effective Listening, Ilinda Reese 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Knock down the barriers to communication with a guide to effective listening. Learn the 7 tools for successful communication, and productive and nonproductive types of behavior and communication.
Talk Tables 1:30 - 2:30 PM, 2:45 - 3:45 PM