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Weekend Course for Au Pairs - Understanding Yourself: Practical Tools for Handling Difficult Situations

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Synopsis: This intensive au pair weekend course will focus on helping students develop their own personalized toolbox of communication and conflict management strategies and skills.
Start Time: Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:30 AM
End Time: Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:00 PM
Location: Cook Student Center
Address: 59 Biel Road
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/au0100cf.html
Contact Name: Suzanne Hills
Contact Email: suzanne.hills@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7234
Additional Information:

This course is broken down into five sessions, each designed to assist in increasing communication and cooperation between colleagues, friends, and families.

Topics include the True Colors™ personality assessment which is designed to:

  • help students gain insight into themselves and others,
  • identify their personal conflict management style,
  • learn strategies for handling conflict with the adults in their lives,
  • tackle conflicts with youth, and,
  • explore the dynamics of sibling rivalry.

Interactive exercises and small group sessions will help to reinforce the information presented in class.

Attendees will earn three of the six educational credits required under the J-1 visa. Au pairs (commonly misspelled as au pere or au pear) are required to earn educational credits under the J-1 visa. Click here to learn more.

Target Audience: Faculty,  Staff,  General Public,  Parents & Families