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Personal Development - Creating a Positive Self-Concept

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 with Timothy Thompson






short description:
Students learn to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses and feel good about Who They Are!
 
long description:
Helping students develop confidence in themselves: Self confidence is an understanding of your faith in your and your experiences.

Provide students with opportunities for success. Learning to identify positives and negatives about themselves by using objective ideas. Building integrity is needed as a part of the process when identifying strengths and weaknesses.

To help students create a positive and realistic self-image.: Having a positive self-image is difficult, caused by daily life's hardships; including physical mental, emotional and spiritual disabilities. Other factors relate to poor health, financial, educational, and personal issues. It has been proven that we can improve our self-image and self-esteem with health.

 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
Variable Time. A schedule can be discussed upon booking.
 
fee comments:
Each week course is rated at $25.00 US dollars.
 
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Personal Development - Creating a Positive Self-Concept

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Students learn to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses and feel good about Who They Are!


4h 0m




total duration: 4h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: The course is 4 weeks in duration. 1 hour per week.
 

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Available to book on the following pre-scheduled starting dates:



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languages: English
duration: 4h 0m
fee: 100US$  (1000lp)
payment: on satisfaction
delivery method: live online and self-paced

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United States


Timothy Thompson



description of :
I am a very interactive teacher. I believe in being available for students and offering additional help as needed. I also believe learning should be fun, as well as, a step toward increasing knowledge and skills.
 
Teacher's qualifications:
TIMOTHY W. THOMPSON, MSW
9104 113th St. SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498
Mobile Tel: (253) 348-9096
E-mail address: lilmanrockyii@gmail.com or tim.thompson@cptc.edu


QUALIFICATIONS

Fifteen years teaching English Composition, Human Services, Psychology, English 94 – Advanced Reading and Writing, Adult Basic Education and English as a Second language courses at the community college and university levels. Twenty years human services work in community mental health, corrections, housing, homelessness, finance, advocacy and K-12 school system. Strong and extensive community involvement experience through city and county boards and commissions.

EDUCATION

MSW, University of Washington, Community and Organizational Services Track.
Seattle, Washington, May 1989

B. A., University of Washington, Sociology
Seattle, Washington, December 1982

A.A.S., Seattle Central Community College, Human Services
Seattle, Washington, December 1981

WORK EXPERIENCE
Summary of Past Community College and University Instruction, Public Information, and Social Services Roles:

2000-Present
Tenure Faculty, General Education, Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, Washington

Instructor: Basic English, Advanced Reading and Writing, English Composition, General Psychology, Psychology of the Workplace, English as a Second English, Adult Basic Education (Level 1), Sociology, and Abnormal Psychology.

2006-2009
Faculty, University of Phoenix Online

Facilitator: Currently teaching Communication: Essay Writing and Effective Persuasive Writing





1999-2000
Adjunct Faculty, Pierce College @ McNeil Island Correction Center, Steilacoom, Washington

Responsible for course development and instruction. Courses taught include English as a Second Language, Life Skills Anger and Stress Management, Cognitive Self-Change,

Instructor: Workplace Basics, Conflict Management, Adult Basic Education Levels I, II and IIb, Computer Basics Work.

Spring 2000
Adjunct Faculty, Bates Technical College, Tacoma, Washington

Instructor: Computer Basics course for Worker Retraining Program. Course subjects: Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and keyboarding.

Spring-Fall 1999
Student, Business Management Program, Pierce College, Lakewood, Washington

Courses taken: Interpersonal Communications Skills, Financial Basics for Entrepreneurs, Professional Development, Marketing, Principles of Management, Human Resource Management, Introduction to Visual Promotion, and Small Business Management.

1997-1998
Family Support Worker, Metropolitan Development Council, Woodbrook Family Support Center, Tacoma, Washington

Coordinator: Perform family needs assessment develops family plan, define intervention, refer family to appropriate community resources, provide home-visitation to teach parenting, child development and violence prevention skills, and collaborate with multi-organizational service team. Member of the Lakewood Collaboration: Helping at-risk children K-12.

Fall 1996-1997
Adjunct Faculty, AmeriCorps, Pierce College, McNeil Correction Center

Duties included building curriculum for Work Place Basics, developed portfolio of learning activities completed, designed and presented teaching modules, trained inmate tutors, encouraged volunteers to begin literacy program, attended community volunteer


programs to advertise and solicit volunteer tutors and developed community links to literacy programs.

1995-1996
Owner/Editor/Community Organizer, Fathers’ in Action, Seattle, Washington

Owner: Conducted interviews, created newsletter layout/printing, general management/finance aspects of owning a small business, planned and facilitated community training program for City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools and community-based agencies.

1992-1993
Adjunct Faculty, Human Services Program, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, Washington

Instructor: Social Change, Case Management and Psychopharmacology classes.

1990-1995
Program Coordinator/Supervisor, Southeast Youth and Family Services, Seattle, Washington

Supervised the Individual and Family Counseling Program team. Provided clinical consultation for staff and university interns. Created a work program for South Seattle area youth and teens that matched with appropriate work and educational assistance sites. Coordinated all aspects of community diversion program (through King County Superior Court/Juvenile Division). Met with teachers and school/district administrators to develop workable plans for students who were having problems adjusting to the school setting and requirements and preparing to college level courses.





 
's preferred teaching style:
I use the following teaching style:
Socratic Style of Teaching

The Socratic style: It aims is to foster critical thinking among students. The Socratic method gives students questions to which they have to find answers through a process of reasoning. Students are trained to inquire, probe, and seek more questions in the answers they receive.

The Socratic style presents concepts and ideas that can be analyzed, and assumptions can be questioned. Students are forced to think about the implications and consequences of their actions and thoughts.



 



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