Embracing the high art of listening

The Illawarra Centre for Enablement (ICfE) invites you to its inaugural Enabling SEED Circle. SEED describes the approach of this Program: to Share, Explore, Experience and Decide.


When: Saturday 24 August, 10.00am – 1.30pm; registration is from 9.30am.

Where: Dining room, Shellharbour Civic Centre

Fee: full $49; concession: $44 (includes morning tea)

In this half day workshop you will learn what the high art of listening is, its usefulness and application in different contexts; the skills that enable the high art of listening and you will practice applying these skills in different contexts. You will gain a deeper understanding of listening to enable you to effectively apply it in a meaningful way in your personal and professional life.

Workshop Facilitator: Dr Diann Rodgers-Healey (Bio details are at https://illawarracfe.com/vision)

Invited Guest: Dr Michael Barbato, a Palliative Care Specialist who has been in medical practice for more than 50 years and has been a palliative care physician for 30 years. During this time, he has held the positions of Medical Director at the Sacred Heart Hospice, Darlinghurst, NSW and the Palliative Care Unit at St Joseph’s Hospital, Auburn, NSW and was Director of Palliative Care for the ACT.

Invited Guest: Karen Burdett is the Chief Executive Officer of The Cram Foundation, a leading Disability Service that employs over 150 staff and provides specialist accommodation and community support services to people living with complex disabilities across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Region. Karen’s career spans over 20 years with over 13 years working in Senior Leadership and Executive roles across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Organisor: Illawarra Centre for Enablement (ICfE) https://illawarracfe.com Email: info@illawarracfe.com

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