Save the Date: Be Positive

Save the Date!

Kepro-WI is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming session on Be Positive delivered by subject matter expert, Shannon Leslie, a sought-after professional with years of experience in this topic. Shannon Leslie will give you the opportunity to engage directly with all of your questions and comments will be responded to in a manner which is appropriate for this session. We are excited to bring you this session and are confident that you will find it well worth your time.

Session Description:
Although not everyone believes in the power of positive thinking, it is a field that has been utilized by countries around the world, for centuries. Today, scientists understand why the attitudinal approach — positive versus negative energy, dramatically impacts us, as well as our relationships with others. In this class, we will discuss our ability to benefit from the power of positive thinking by making changes to our thought process and perspective.

Topic: Be Positive
Client: State of WI – UW Green Bay
Date/Time: 10/19/2022 10:00 AM, America/Chicago
ID: KEPRO100405

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Meet your Facilitator: Shannon Leslie

Shannon Leslie is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas, who has worked in the child welfare system for eight and a half years. She has worked with individuals, adolescents, parents, couples, and families who have experienced trauma, relational, mental health, substance abuse, and other concerns.  Shannon has gained valuable knowledge over several child welfare roles throughout her career. One role she describes as “life altering”, was when she transitioned to an in home therapist for a research project partnered through Kansas University. Shannon’s role allowed her to elicit strengths in others to empower positive changes needed to obtain their goals in child welfare.  Through evidence based and strengths based interventions, Shannon successfully helped others reach positive outcomes.  Upon completion of the research project, Shannon transitioned to Training Specialist in her organization.

Shannon has been in a training role for five years. Shannon believes what we focus on we grow, positive or negative. She is described as enthusiastic, positive, and engaging. Shannon finds herself passionate when motivating, inspiring, and empowering others through training. Additionally, she enjoys training on empathy, perspective, and the impact we have on others. Shannon’s training role has allowed her to be a support to staff. Shannon often is sought out to help manage conflict, encourage, and retain employees. She is known for being the go to person for motivation and support. She has successfully planned and executed employee appreciation events for over 800 employees.

Shannon received her Bachelors from University Missouri-Kansas City and her Masters from Friends University. Shannon has held certifications as a Parent Management Training-Oregon Model therapist, trainer, and coach (5 years). She has completed Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and has been a committee member for the Kansas Governors Conference and Community Violence Action Committee-COMVAC (3 years). Shannon enjoys spreading kindness and is invested in making positive change occur through training and her interactions with others.