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Immaculata University Announces July Workshops

INTERVIEWING SKILLS. Students become familiar with types of interview questions, theories of persuasion, and nonverbal communication. As they prepare for and participate in mock interviews and public speaking exercises, students will arrive at an actual interview with confidence. This class is offered on Wednesdays, July 6, 13, and 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM ART II. This seminar surveys the 19th century section of the European collection including artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Vuillard. Participants observe various styles of painting, as well as changes in approach to subject matter, of art created in the transitional period leading to the Industrial Age in Europe. Students meet on
Friday, July 8, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Immaculata for an overview of the art, and Saturday meet at the back entrance to the museum on July 9, from 9:30 to 4:30 pm. Students arrange for their own transportation and pay admission fee. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
STRESS REDUCTION. Guided imagery is an effective tool to develop an "inner support system" and to facilitate relaxation and natural healing and coping abilities. Participants in the workshop learn how to combine breathing, relaxation and interactive imagery to cope with specific challenges of daily stress. The workshop includes techniques and guided exercises. Comfortable loose clothing is recommended. This class is offered on Friday, July 8, from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
INTRO TO CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS. This course is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of crime scene investigation procedures and techniques and is designed to educate students in the primary skills and procedures necessary to properly respond to, identify, preserve and collect evidence necessary for criminal prosecution. Topics such as responding to and securing the crime scene, crime scene sketching, photography and videography techniques, evidence identifications, collect and documentation, interviewing, and report writing skills will be presented. This course takes place Friday, July 8, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 9, from 9 to 5 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
GRIEF, LOSS, AND ADDICTION. Therapeutic work with clients dealing with grief, loss and addictions will be viewed within a developmental framework, with a focus on adolescents. This course will include a look at types of behavior in an individual struggling with significant grief and loss issues as well as substance abuse and PTSD. Social institutions will be dissected and treatment issues explored. Dual diagnosis will also be discussed. This course is held on Friday, July 15, from 5 to 10:30 p.m. and on Saturday, July 16, from 8 .m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
SPIRITUAL DIMENSIONS OF HOLISTIC NURSING. This course will inform and empower nurses and people connected with other disciplines to integrate spirituality into practice. It will offer a forum for sharing collaboration of information and resources. This course is available on Saturdays, July 16 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
LORD OF THE RINGS AND THE EVANGELIZATION OF CULTURE. This course will explore the dimensions of Christian Personalism presented in "The Lord of the Rings." In light of the crisis of contemporary culture the themes include: the nature of good and evil, the dignity of the human person, freedom and conscience, the nature and purpose of power and the desire for eternal life. This course is offered on Saturdays, July 16 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
BEAUTY INDUSTRY. Inspired by social and cultural trends, the influence of the business of beauty is reinforced through print and electronic media. In this course, offered on Sundays, July 24 and 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., students evaluate the impact on society of the international multi-billion dollar beauty industry. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM. This seminar explores the impact of Wyeth art upon the Brandywine Valley. Exhibiting American art in a 19th Century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life, and landscape paintings. Students meet on Friday, July 29, on the campus of Immaculata from 5 to 8:30 p.m. for an overview and then meet at the entrance to the Museum on Saturday, July 30, at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3238.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational, comprehensive, institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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