Save the Date: Communicating Change to Employees

Save the Date – 04/16/2024!

Acentra Health EAP-WI is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming session on Communicating Change to Employees delivered by subject matter expert, James Thomas, a sought-after professional with years of experience in this topic. James Thomas 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: Does your staff dread change? This program will identify the kinds of changes organizations face, describe how to develop a communication plan, and explore the importance of positivity and proactivity in response to resistance. Participants will leave this session better equipped how to communicate change successfully with empathy, active listening skills, and flexibility.

Topic: Communicating Change to Employees
Client: UW Green Bay
Date/Time: 04/16/2024, 11:00 AM


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Meet your Facilitator: Dr. James Thomas

Dr. James Thomas began his career working in higher education over a decade ago as a graduate student. James started off his career in higher education in the division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management as an advisor of a mentoring program that assists minority students in navigating their way through college. Additionally, James has served as a coordinator of a service-learning program which generates over 1000 hours of volunteer hours each semester through facilitating volunteer opportunities for students in their local community. Throughout the experience in higher education, James developed a passion for student mentorship, development and success. In 2016, James transitioned into an academic role in the arena of Academic Affairs, serving as a lecturer/professor for the last six years.

With experience of serving in several higher education roles, James has experience in topics of diversity and inclusion, civic and community engagement, social justice/advocacy, and mentorship for student success. James also has experience in community organizing, with an emphasis in relationship building within communities and resource allocation. Additionally, James has experience in the field of research exploring the health behaviors and disparities of college students and minority populations. As a public health professional, James uses research as an advocacy tool to close the gaps in health disparities and to build cultural competence in the health field.

James received his Bachelors (’13) Masters (’15), and Doctorate (’21) in public health from Georgia Southern University.

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