Courses

Participants will learn negotiation skills and how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive ADR method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Course is 7 weeks. $995


May 4, 2020 to June 19, 2020, 01:00am, Online
How much time should babies spend in front of a screen? How can you engage an infant's mind? Parents and caregivers can learn some baby basics and helpful tips, to have a few tricks up their sleeves to help keep life with baby running smoothly. The Take Root Parenting Hub, Care Connections and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: L. Austin


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If you attended "Introduction to Mindsets", this is the next step!Mindset is a simple idea that makes all the difference! In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They also believe that talent without effort, alone creates success. In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. This view contains a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for lifelong growth. This workshop will focus on stress, resilience, grit, effort and praise that promotes and encourages learning. It will increase your understanding of how mindsets show up in self-perceptions and parenting skills. Take Root, Umpqua Health Alliance and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children birth to 8 years of age. Childcare will be provided. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training


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Do you miss your family? Do wish you could stay more connected? Learn to connect more often and have more fun with your loved ones from any distance using video chat, social media, and online tools! Our partner, GrandparentsAcademy.com has helped thousands of grandparents world-wide do just that. Instructor, Aaron Larsen delivers this six week, self-paced course online using video and weekly group coaching calls. This is one of the easiest, most enjoyable learning experiences you'll every have; you'll be equipped to make a positive difference in the lives of your loved ones near and far.


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Traveling in Europe on your own terms can be a wonderful adventure if you are well-prepared. When you plan and organize your own travel you can decide how, when and where you'll travel and at the same time travel more economically. Join Jean and Wes Melo, who have lived in Europe and often return, for a glass of wine while they tell you the secrets to traveling in Europe. They will share their recommendations to help independent travelers enjoy a safe and enjoyable vacation. Travel tips will include planning your trip, the best months to travel, packing, the best flights to take (or avoid!), the best places to visit, pros and cons of train travel vs. renting a car, and lots more.


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Young children experience big feelings on a daily basis and need our guidance to develop social emotional competency. Discover fun ways to cultivate your child's emotional intelligence through the use of children's literature and related activities. Take Root, Care Connections and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Instructor: B. Tenneson.


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Bring your infant of 0 - 3 months to this interactive four-week workshop series and learn how to practice infant massage. It provides loving touch right from the start, helps reduce colic and gas, provides relaxation, and supports infant's health and growth. Understanding touch early in life can improve the quality of parenting and family life and promote the well-being of the infant. Expecting parents are welcome as well!


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Learn techniques to help your child learn and grow through positive parent-child interactions and modeling expected behavior.


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Learn the four parts of Medicare.  In this workshop you will learn when to enroll in the different parts so you don't end up with penalties.  Discover how Medicare Advantage and Supplement plans work.  Gain the tools to make informed decision as to what kind of plan best meets your needs.  Learn about a program that may pay some or all of Part B premium and lower your prescription drug cost.


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Join us for discussions on the parenting and nurturing skills for dads and the important role dad's play in healthy family relationships and child development. Take Root and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children birth to 8 years of age. Class is free of charge; donations will be accepted to cover program costs. A representative will contact you before class to arrange childcare needs. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training


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Explore the topics of child development and behavior to better understand age appropriate practices to develop limits, routines, and positive discipline techniques. Take Root Parenting Hub and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. A representative will contact you before class to arrange childcare needs. Class is free of charge; donations will be accepted to help cover program costs. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: R.Riehl


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Parents and teens role-play, discuss, draw, and learn how to live with each other, learn how to play together, to communicate respectively, and to be a positive, nurturing family. Take Root and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children birth to 8 years of age. A representative will contact you before class to arrange childcare needs. Class is free of charge; donations will be accepted to help cover program costs. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training


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Today many grandparents, aunts, and uncles find themselves unexpectedly raising grandchildren or other young relatives. This program provides education and support on child development, discipline and guidance, rebuilding a family, legal issues, and advocacy. class is free of charge; donations will be accepted to cover program costs. A representative will contact you before class to arrange childcare needs. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: M. Laverne


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How do screens affect a child's brain? How much screen time is appropriate, if any? What age should children begin using screens? In this tech?workshop, we will discuss everything from sense?stimulation?to time management. Leave with valuable resources, some goodies to help manage technology in your home, and the confidence that you are best preparing your child to function in this digital world. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training


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Are you unsure if you are prepared for retirement?  This class will provide students with "How-To" Strategies for a more comfortable retirement.  Students will gain confidence in their financial decision making by being more informed on the topics that impact their retirement.  The workbook is included in class fees. 


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Competition around precious organizational resources and funding means that project managers need to be ever-cognizant of the importance of efficiently managing and spending organization's funds. Effective project cost control allows for more effective utilization of these resources and also establishes accountability and justification of project financial needs. This course covers the basics of project estimating, budgeting, financial justification and cost control for projects. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for cost management planning, estimating, budgeting and control. Another key topic is earned value management, a technique commonly employed on larger projects to track progress and performance. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


May 27, 2020 to June 8, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Project leadership involves the understanding and alignment to organizational strategy and vision. This course will discuss the strategic planning process at both the oranizational and project level. In today's matrix and cross-functional environments, project managers and team members often face the challenge of gaining commitment and cooperation of individuals outside their authority. You will gain knowledge about your own influencing style and how to improve your influence skills, especially in situations where you have no positional authority. You may also be required to frequently cooperate and communicate across functions, distance and cultures. Core skills for accomplishing this, and all the other topics, will be taught with case studies, exercises and discussion. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This is a virtual class. Within 5 days of registration, you will receive an email from the instructor containing links to the virtual classroom. You will need a stable internet connection, and will log in at the same time each week, and receive live instruction.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


June 15, 2020 to July 1, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Prerequisite: All 6 of the PM courses. Finish your Project Management Certificate by engaging in a real-time simulated project, often working with other students, and guided by a seasoned project management professional. From project origination to completion, you'll have the opportunity to apply all of the skills and techniques you've learned throughout the program, including leadership, risk and cost management, quality control, and more. Learning Outcomes Collaborate on the creation, management, and execution of a complex project. Apply all of the skills you've learned throughout the certificate program. Receive guidance and coaching on how to handle challenging project elements, Gain confidence in your project management skills by managing a mock project from beginning to end.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


July 22, 2020 to August 3, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of project management quality and control. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, standalone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, execution and controlling processes and uses group exercises as a hands-on approach to reinforcing the key concepts. Key topics covered include quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, performance control, establishing project metrics, change control and configuration management. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


July 8-20, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Successfully collecting and managing requirements has been recognized as a key success factor in many projects. If requirements are not effectively captured, the probability of meeting customer and stakeholder expectations in a project is very low. This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of collecting and managing project requirements. Additionally, the project activities associated with procurement are also covered: procurement planning, contract selection, source selection, procurement documents and procurement execution and control. Key topics addressed include the process for collecting and analyzing requirements, defining scope through effective WBS practices, procurement planning, execution and contract control. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


April 27, 2020 to May 6, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Projects today are tending towards ever-increasing levels of uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This environment requires new and more sophisticated approaches and techniques for management of these efforts. This course addresses the various approaches, philosophies and techniques for effective management of project risk and complexity. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for risk planning, risk identification, analysis, response planning and control. Additional topics covered include the definition, identification and categorization of complexity ,historical approaches to complex projects, a framework for managing projects in various complexity regimes, managing project sponsorship, stakeholder analysis and communication and techniques for managing large, high uncertainty and "edge of chaos" projects. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


May 11-20, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Are you walking on eggshells hoping your child won't have a tantrum in public? Is your child prone to irrational, emotional meltdowns? Discover strategies to avoid or eliminate tantrums through a better understanding of your child's behavior. The Take Root Parenting Hub, Care Connections & Education, and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: B. Tenneson


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This workshop will take a more in depth look at causes of frequent tantrum behaviors in some children. It will also focus on specific approaches to: 1. Pinpointing causes, 2. Generating ideas for possible solutions, and 3. How to implement these new strategies. Take Root, Care Connections & Education, and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: B. Tenneson


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This part III of the Taming the Tantrum series will focus on helping participants 1)identify specific problems 2) generate possible causes 3) brainstorm solutions and 4) implement a successful approach to preventing the problem and increase cooperation. Using this approach as issues arise over time is found to decrease stress and conflict and to increase cooperation and social emotional development. Take Root, Care Connections & Education, and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 8 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training


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How do screens affect a child's brain? How much screen time is appropriate, if any? What age should children begin using screens? In this tech workshop, we will discuss everything from sense stimulation to time management. Leave with valuable resources, some goodies to help manage technology in your home, and the confidence that you are best preparing your child to function in this digital world. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt to register. Instructor: R. Zeedyk


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So you've got a camera and you know how it works, but you just can't seem to take photos like you see on Social Media. Don't' throw in the towel yet! In this class we will learn how to "see the light" and how to control the light using your camera settings. We'll cover basic posing and composition that takes your photos from meh to wow! We'll learn the difference between shooting action and portraits and how to do both well. We will also discuss post processing and how that effects your choices when shooting an image. We will also discuss lens and gear selection, and how to choose the best for YOU. Join this class and learn how to up your photo game. Instructor: T. Godsey


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Reading to young children is one of the best ways to get their brains to start making connections. Learn ways to engage your child while you read with them, and enrich their minds during story time. Take Root, Family Connections and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Instructor: S. Leedom.


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