Immaculata University Announces September Workshops

ADOLESCENT ADDICTION. This exploration of adolescents struggling with addictions from a biopsychological perspective uses adolescent development and challenges faced by individuals, families, and court systems to study treatment models that facilitate recovery. Theresa Agostinelli leads this workshop on Friday, September 10, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
ENHANCING YOUR POTENTIAL. Open the worlds of interpersonal communication and self-reflection using the theory of psychological type to answer such questions as, "Am I in the right job?" or "How can I get along better with my family?" Students focus on theory and practical applications while stressing team-building and creative thinking, exploring how to make modifications in type. This one-credit course is offered on Saturdays, September 11 and 18, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PIUS II AND THE HOLOCAUST. Students are encouraged to form their own opinions concerning the complex and controversial question of the alleged "silence" of Pope Pius XII during the Holocaust. This class is offered on Saturdays, September 11 and 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
ART OF SELF-DEFENSE. This course investigates the physical, psychological, and sociological impact that a physical attack can have on the individual. Students learn how to recognize and avoid dangerous situations as well as defend themselves. This one-credit course, led by Kimberly Jackson, is offered on Monday, September 13, 20, and 27 and October 4 and 11, from 7:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
ADVENTURE EDUCATION. Students experience adventure-based activities including initiatives, problem-solving activities, bouldering and rock climbing using an indoor rock wall facility with instruction on safety, cooperation, communication, and climbing techniques. This class is held on Wednesday evenings, September 15, 22, 29, and October 6 and 13, from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PERSONAL INVESTING. This workshop provides an overview of the basic concepts, language and analytical tools of micro and macroeconomic theory. Using economic theory, students explore the impact of current events on our lives. Gregory Brown leads this class on Friday, September 17, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and continues on Saturday, September 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. Case studies, hands-on demonstrations, and guest speakers define crisis situations and responses in modern law enforcement. The class meets on Friday, September 17, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on campus for an overview and discussion. On Saturday, September 18, students take a tour of the operations center of the Chester County Department of Emergency Services and return to campus on Sunday, September 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for reflection. Anthony Giaimo, III, leads this class. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
LISTENING SKILLS. In this course students will discover that listening skills may be the key reason some people are more effective in their professional and interpersonal relationships. This practical workshop teaches how to use active listening to ensure understanding, decode hidden messages, resolve conflict, respond with empathy, work better with others, and become a more valuable professional. This one-credit course is offered on Saturdays, September 18 and 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
FRANCIS: MENTOR & MODEL. This course examines the life and legacy of Francis of Assisi. It provides a view of Francis´ core spiritual insights and prayers as well as his witness to simplicity, joy, and peacemaking. This one-credit course, taught by Sister Sheila Galligan, IHM, is offered on Saturday, September 18, and Saturday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
WORLD CULTURES. This course introduces the main features of non-western civilizations and traditions. This class is offered on Friday, September 24, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and continues on Saturday, September 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
RESUME WRITING. In this workshop, students research ads and identify requested skill sets, create persuasive lead lines, and write a convincing cover letter. The result will be a professional resume necessary to open the right doors. This one-credit course is offered on Friday, September 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
THE SOUNDS OF COLOR. Both light and sound are two of the greatest tools for combining disease and generating wellness. This hands-on course explores the use of two subtle healing tools: the CYMA 1000 acoustic bio-resonant device and the Gas Discharge Visualization Camera. Joseph Reilly leads this class on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
STEIN´S PSYCHOPHYSICAL PERSON. In this continuing series on Edith Stein, students delve into Stein´s philosophical and theological writings about empathy and the human person. Sister Judith Parsons, IHM, instructs this class on Tuesday evenings, September 28, October 5, 12, and 19, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.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, coeducation, 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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