Seminars – Confesercenti Partner http://confesercentipartner.com/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 http://confesercentipartner.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/confesercenti-partner-icon-150x150.png Seminars – Confesercenti Partner http://confesercentipartner.com/ 32 32 Free seminar in New Kensington to cover gun safety and responsible gun ownership http://confesercentipartner.com/free-seminar-in-new-kensington-to-cover-gun-safety-and-responsible-gun-ownership/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:00:00 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/free-seminar-in-new-kensington-to-cover-gun-safety-and-responsible-gun-ownership/

The basics of gun safety and the basics of marksmanship will be covered at a free seminar on Sunday in New Kensington.

“We want to make sure that people who want to protect themselves, their families and loved ones have the opportunity to get the right training,” said Aaron Allen, owner and lead instructor of Elite Tactical Firearms Training in Greensburg.

Allen will lead the gun safety portion of the seminar hosted by Eugene Bryan Sharpley at Lost Dreams Awakening.

Sharpley, 44, a Penn Hills native who has lived in New Kensington for 11 years, is a barber and works at Sarita’s Hair Salon. Late last year, he and several others started Urban Second Amendment in East Liberty, where he had a barbershop that closed in March. He brings U2A to New Kensington now that he lives and works there.

In addition to teaching gun safety and responsible gun ownership, U2A seeks to educate residents of urban communities on topics such as wilderness survival training through outdoors such as camping, fishing, foraging, hunting and trapping small game.

“People in urban areas are the least likely to have these skills,” Sharpley said. “These are more rural skills that are passed down from generation to generation.”

Through U2A, Sharpley said he also wants to provide ways for people to get certified in emergency first aid and CPR, and hold virtual meetings to study the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Sharpley said he noticed an increase in gun sales, especially among those who had never owned one before.

“We were talking about how to get a hunting license you have to take a safety course,” he said. “There is no safety course requirement to own a firearm. We have developed a program to provide a formal introduction to gun safety to the public, our target group being new gun owners.

Last year, U2A held courses in gun safety and pantry preparation. The upcoming seminar is its first free public event.

“Everyone is welcome,” he said. “This is an equal opportunity organization that just wants to contribute to the community.”

Sharpley is not allowed to own a gun because he is a convicted felon. In 2018, he pleaded guilty to spitting in the face of a police officer during a 2015 arrest. Police say he threatened to kill a woman and refused to comply with authorities who responded.

“I grew up on the wrong side of the law,” he said. “I just want to give back. I want to leave a positive mark on this world. I feel it is my calling.

Allen said his portion of the seminar will be classroom instruction without live firearms, ammunition or shooting. No firearms or ammunition will be allowed inside.

Allen, a corporal with the Pennsylvania State Police, said he started his business three years ago because he saw a need in Westmoreland County for firearms education and training. fire.

“We’ve seen a huge increase in the number of ordinary civilians wanting to learn more about guns and gun safety,” he said. “In Pennsylvania, you don’t have to take a training course to own a gun. There really aren’t a lot of restrictions for people who want to use guns.

“It’s great to see people wanting to come to these trainings and be properly trained.”

Additionally, an attorney, Patrick Nightingale, will discuss legal issues such as medical marijuana and concealed transport, proper procedure when someone is arrested by police while carrying a legal firearm, castle doctrine and self-defense.

The seminar will also highlight other services available in the community around self-defense and preparedness.

Given the recent wave of gun violence in the United States and the ongoing gun control debate, Sharpley acknowledges that guns are a controversial topic.

“I think now is the perfect time to introduce this to every community. More responsible gun owners are what we need in light of recent events,” he said. “The most important thing, in my opinion, would be to educate the good guys and help harden the soft targets.”

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a staff writer for Tribune-Review. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, brittmeyer@triblive.com or via Twitter .

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Burke County Sheriff’s Office hopes to tackle crime with teen seminar http://confesercentipartner.com/burke-county-sheriffs-office-hopes-to-tackle-crime-with-teen-seminar/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 22:30:00 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/burke-county-sheriffs-office-hopes-to-tackle-crime-with-teen-seminar/

BURKE COUNTY. (WRDW/WAGT) – It’s officially summer, and for many students, that’s a lot of free time.

That’s why the Burke County Sheriff‘s Office steps in to give students something to do and help them build a relationship with their community.

William Joyner is a 7th grader at Burke County Middle School who has big dreams once he turns 18.

“I want to be an architect, but I really want to go to the NFL,” he said.

He is one of 14 boys who attended the Burke County Teen Seminar for kids who struggle to stay on the positive path.

“I think I was here because my parents wanted to teach me which direction to take, which path to take,” Joyner said.

Sergeant Anthony Bennerman of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office says he offers different programs throughout the summer to fight crime.

“We’ve seen a lot of young men making decisions and choices that they shouldn’t be making, and usually in the summer that’s when it increases,” he said.

The sheriff’s office began youth seminars in January with tours of the detention center and guest speakers come to mentor their classes. This was Burke County’s 4th seminar, and they will have a girls’ seminar in July.

“It’s definitely an eye-opening experience, and it’s something they should see because a lot of kids aren’t exposed,” Bennerman said.

Bennerman says it’s their mission to fight crime, but also to help teens fight peer pressure so they don’t become a statistic.

“We don’t want them to think we’re just trying to stop them. We want them to know that we are there for them. We are their friends,” he said.

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]]> NU Honors Black Chicago History for Juneteenth Seminar http://confesercentipartner.com/nu-honors-black-chicago-history-for-juneteenth-seminar/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 04:38:19 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/nu-honors-black-chicago-history-for-juneteenth-seminar/

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Friday’s event, “The Vibrant Legacy of Black Chicago,” featured presentations from historian and Tiktok creator Sherman “Dilla” Thomas and professor of African-American studies and sociology Mary Pattillo.

Northwestern hosted its June 19, 2022 celebration, “The Vibrant Legacy of Black Chicago,” Friday on Zoom. The event was organized in collaboration with NU’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Held exactly one year after President Joe Biden officially recognized the day as a federal holiday, the event brought together speakers Sherman “Dilla” Thomas and professor of African American studies and sociology Mary Pattillo, who talked about the history and sociology of black life in Chicago. The event ended with a Q&A session with questions submitted by attendees.

Juneteenth celebrates the 1865 proclamation that informed enslaved Texans of their freedom, the last group of enslaved African Americans in the country to be notified. The holiday celebrates the freedom of all enslaved African Americans in the United States and has been celebrated by black Americans since the 1800s.

Organizer and Feinberg Clinical Research Associate Rabih Dahdouh introduced the event and speakers. Thomas, historian and creator of TikTok, began with a story of Juneteenth and, in particular, how Chicago tied itself to the continuation of slavery in the country.

“Slavery was legal in the state of Illinois in 1837 in the southern part. It was because that particular area once belonged to the Spaniards,” Thomas said. “And so because of that, it also made us a hub for slave hunters from Texas to come to Illinois.”

Chicago was also a major hub for the Underground Railroad, Thomas said. He said that in the 1850s, slave hunters came to Chicago when they were alerted that an escapee had made it to the city.

To circumvent the Fugitive Slave Act, he said, constables pretended to check warrants against escaped slaves from the city, giving them a chance to sneak through the back entrance.

“Every time the Chicago agent would take the African-American man or woman to the front door, let them out the back, come back to the slave hunter and say, ‘These black people (that’s sure) are quick here in Chicago,'” Thomas says.

Pattillo followed Thomas’ opening remarks with a presentation on Black Chicago as a “metropolis.”

Pattillo also referred to the 40-year downward trend in Chicago’s black population. Even with that decrease, however, she said Chicago has one of the largest black populations in the country. Although Chicago has never been a majority black city, Pattillo said, that doesn’t mean its history hasn’t been shaped by black culture.

“Numbers alone don’t make Black Chicago a black metropolis,” she said. “This distinction comes from the dynamism that exists in the organizational and social life of Chicago.”

While Pattillo began her speech by highlighting the positive sides of Black Chicago, she said she didn’t want it to sound like her celebration was ignoring the ongoing struggles.

“With the constant barrage of bad black news … a lot of these things make it very difficult to celebrate Black Chicago, and it sometimes makes me seem a bit blind to the real hardship and suffering that Black Chicagoans are enduring,” she said. . “I don’t want to do this.”

Instead, Pattillo said, this time of celebration could be focused on finding solutions to systemic issues facing the city, such as gentrification.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital worker Yajaira Navarro, who attended the event, said she knew Juneteenth grew up in Chicago and had celebrated it in the past, but was looking forward to it. learn more during the celebration.

“You’re still learning, even if you’re not actively going to an institution or taking a course,” Navarro said. “It’s good to offer these events to everyone, because there are people who may not be as familiar with what could be today or who are not as informed as they would like. ‘be.”

Navarro said she had to work this weekend so she wouldn’t celebrate June 19 as she has in the past, but she felt missing that day didn’t make much of a difference. She said she tries to support local black businesses and other black businesses in her community year-round.

During a celebratory weekend, Thomas said it was important to recognize the accomplishments of Chicagoans in their work for freedom.

“I know we celebrate Juneteenth as a party that begins in Galveston, Texas, but these people have become free because of a lot of wonderful things the people of Chicago have done,” Thomas said.

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High hopes after a “record” grape year | News, Sports, Jobs http://confesercentipartner.com/high-hopes-after-a-record-grape-year-news-sports-jobs/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 05:24:52 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/high-hopes-after-a-record-grape-year-news-sports-jobs/

Local grape production is expected to be lower this year, if only because last year was “beat Records”.

Grape season typically begins in early May, with flowering occurring around June 8. The season ends towards the end of August, or the end of September or the beginning of October for juice grapes.

It’s too early to tell how local production will go this year. “We especially know what happened last year,” said Kevin Martin, business management specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Lake Erie Regional Grape Program. “We won’t really know until mid-July.”

Martin added that last year’s production broke records.

“We won’t really know until that happens, but I’d be surprised if production improves this year,” said Martin. “Last year we broke records, so it probably won’t be better than that, but that’s nothing to worry about. It can still work during the year.

What’s most concerning for grape growers right now, Martin said, is similar to farmers in other industries — inflation.

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“We probably talk a lot about yield,” said Martin. “It’s an important element, but what concerns us the most at the moment are the prices. Prices have risen relatively, leading to additional inputs. We face the same volatility as everyone else.

He added, “Inflation and uncertainty are a big concern. Labor costs and price are uncertain. Everything is difficult to plan.”

The program’s Portland facility offers an educational seminar on July 11, with more labor effect seminars in early August and November for interested winemakers.

Researchers and the extension are doing what they can to help address labor and inflation issues, Martin said.

“We do what we can, but the challenges can be beyond our control,” he said. “We can’t predict what’s going to happen, and that affects our ability to react.”



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In early readings, incoming students will examine Brown’s ties to the slave trade http://confesercentipartner.com/in-early-readings-incoming-students-will-examine-browns-ties-to-the-slave-trade/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 14:11:16 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/in-early-readings-incoming-students-will-examine-browns-ties-to-the-slave-trade/

PROVIDENCE, RI [Brown University] — For the third year in a row, new Brown undergraduates will read and discuss “Brown University’s Steering Committee Report on Slavery and Justice” as a selected text for the first readings program of the University.

Since 2006, Brown’s annual Shared Reading Initiative has introduced undergraduate students to the rigors of college life at College Hill via a shared reading experience. Over the past few years, students have read books as diverse as “The Idiot,” a novel by Elif Batuman; “My Beloved World,” a memoir by US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; and “The New Jim Crow,” Michelle Alexander’s investigation into the close links between racial discrimination and mass incarceration in the United States.

But since 2020, the University has not strayed from the selection of its landmark report on slavery and justice. College Dean Rashid Zia said understanding Brown’s complex past can empower students to effect positive change in the future, both at the University and beyond its doors.

“This report was first named as a selection of early readings for new students entering Fall 2020 by two dozen students, and selected in March 2020 by the committee before the tragic deaths of George Floyd and countless others drew renewed attention to the continuing legacy of anti-Black violence in the United States,” Zia wrote in a message to the academic community. “As we welcome our new students to campus this fall and continue to grapple with these legacies, this critical reading serves to help our community define a shared understanding of College Hill’s place and purpose.”

The University’s landmark Slavery and Justice Report, first published in 2006, publicly confronted and documented Brown’s institutional ties to the transatlantic slave trade and his legacy of anti-black racism. Brown was one of the first higher education institutions to launch such an in-depth investigation, and others have since taken similar action: Over the past 16 years, more than 80 colleges and universities across the United States have followed in Brown’s footsteps, engaging in research, acknowledgment and atonement of institutional histories related to human servitude and racism.

This year, new students in Brown’s class of 2026 will benefit from the additional context and commentary provided in the second edition of the Slavery and Justice Report, published in the fall of 2021. The new edition features essays that offer new insights into the enduring and evolving impact of Brown’s original. report, authored by the steering committee members who co-authored the report, past and present students and faculty, and current and past Brown presidents Christina H. Paxson and Ruth J. Simmons.

After reading the Slavery and Justice Report over the summer, students will meet on Tuesday, September 6 for in-person seminars to discuss the text with a small group of their peers and a faculty facilitator or staff. The seminars coincide with Brown’s New Student Orientation, a series of opportunities that introduce newly arrived students to the University’s history, traditions, and values, as well as the rigorous academic life they will experience at Brown. .

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New UCLAxOpen series on college admissions explores testing, diversity, COVID-19 and key topics http://confesercentipartner.com/new-uclaxopen-series-on-college-admissions-explores-testing-diversity-covid-19-and-key-topics/ Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:45:00 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/new-uclaxopen-series-on-college-admissions-explores-testing-diversity-covid-19-and-key-topics/

Experts share their views on current college and university admissions practices

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “In Conversation with…” is the UCLAxOpen seminar series focused on the changing landscape of college admissions. This inaugural program brings together influential industry professionals, thought leaders, a New York Times bestselling author, and other experts from Thursday June 16. Sessions are led by UCLA Extension instructors and seminars are offered free of charge.

Guest speakers will examine the landscape of university admissions and the impact of Covid-19 on parents, students and access to higher education. Topics include: careers, admissions requirements, assessment/testing, college and university options, financial aid, diversity and inclusion, online learning, COVID-related disruptions -19 and admission bias.

In conversation with” Features

June 16: Eric HooverSenior Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 30th: Adam IngersollFounder and Director, Compass Education
July 7: Michael VilardoPresident/Co-Founder, Subject, High School Curriculum Online Learning Provider
July 21: Jeffrey SelingoNew York Times bestselling author and journalist, “Who’s Coming in and Why: A Year of College Admissions”
July 28: dr. Angel B. PerezCEO, National Association of Admissions Counselors (NACAC)

“This new UCLAxOpen series features valuable insights from influential leaders in the world of college admissions. This series provides a roadmap for parents, prospective students, and those interested in counseling careers,” said jennifer mandel, program director at UCLA Extension. “UCLA Extension serves as a resource for higher education and college admissions professionals around the world. This program highlights the value of current knowledge, training, and best practices in this field, exactly the types of subjects that we teach online University Guidance Certificate.”

According to Statista, there were approximately 18.99 million students in the United States in 2020with 13.87 million students enrolled in public colleges and 5.12 million students enrolled in private colleges.

The “In Conversation with…” lecture series runs from June 16 to July 28 with sessions accessible via Zoom. Each session includes a Q&A session with guest speakers. Registration is required for the free sessions. Book a space here.

For more information about the College Counseling Online Certificate, contact [email protected]

UCLaxOpen

UCLAxOpen offers free personal enrichment and professional development seminars each quarter. Webinars are designed to share timely and relevant learning opportunities in short, flexible formats. Learn more here.

About the UCLA Extension

Founded in 1917, UCLA Extension is the continuing education division of the UCLA. UCLA Extension offers career-enhancing courses and certificates to more than 46,000 students locally and around the world. As an open enrollment program, UCLA Extension offers online and in-person courses in arts, business, management, education, engineering and digital technology, entertainment, public policy, healthcare, humanities and many other fields. UCLA extension courses and programs begin every term, in the fall, winter, spring, and summer. To learn more, visit uclaextension.edu. Summer term courses start on June 21, 2022. Register now.

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Hospices are among the holiest places on earth, says Mercy Sister who teaches upcoming ACU seminar – Catholic Outlook http://confesercentipartner.com/hospices-are-among-the-holiest-places-on-earth-says-mercy-sister-who-teaches-upcoming-acu-seminar-catholic-outlook/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 21:32:13 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/hospices-are-among-the-holiest-places-on-earth-says-mercy-sister-who-teaches-upcoming-acu-seminar-catholic-outlook/

Ask Dr. Julia Upton RSM to name the holiest places on earth, and at least one of her answers would be Mercy Hospice in Auckland, New Zealand.

Although located 14,000 kilometers from her home in New York, Dr Upton found herself inside Mercy Hospice during a sabbatical in 2012.

The hospice, which was once a novice home for the Sisters of Mercy in Auckland, provides free community-based palliative care to patients and their families. For Dr. Upton, it was like being on the precipice of paradise.

“I walked in, and it was so sacred, it was like being in a shrine,” Dr Upton said.

“I just think it’s such a privilege to be with someone who is going to be with God next. I can’t imagine anything holier than that – it’s handing someone over to God.

Dr. Upton’s work in the palliative care movement came after she came to terms with her decision to walk away from a childhood dream: “I’ve always been interested in medicine, but I got said I wasn’t smart enough to be a doctor, so I became something else.

At the age of 30, she realized that although she couldn’t be a doctor, she had the charisma of healing and became a hospice volunteer.

For Dr. Upton, palliative care and the global palliative care movement offer the utmost respect to human death.

“I always had respect for death, I wasn’t afraid of it – I think it was my dad, who dragged me to all the family wakes, and we had funerals for our fish that are dead and our turtles,” she said.

“I grew up knowing that dying was part of life, just like grief.”

With a master’s degree in public health, a doctorate in theology, and 40 years as a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Dr. Upton knows that today’s culture has a very different view of death.

“I think the culture in general wants quick answers to things, and it doesn’t have the patience to die, or the faith that God will walk us through anything,” she said. declared.

“I think people are most afraid of pain and suffering. You can certainly deal with people’s pain, without killing them, to ease their pain – emotional, physical, spiritual – but people just don’t believe that’s happening.

Dr. Upton will share his insights into the theological view of human death and his experiences in the hospice movement at an upcoming intensive online professional learning seminar for Australian Catholic University July 4-7.

The seminar, Liturgy and prayer in the pastoralwhich will take place as part of a postgraduate study unit for ACU students in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, will explore a Catholic theological vision of the human person in the face of illness and death, and how liturgical rituals and prayers offer consolation at the end of life.

Dr. Upton will particularly focus on the understanding and use of Church ritual books: Pastoral care of the sick, Holy Communion and worship of the Eucharist outside Mass and elements of the Order of Christian Funerals.

The Director of the ACU Liturgy Centre, Professor Clare Johnson, will co-teach the unit with Dr Upton and will be joined by special guests: Head of Palliative Medicine at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Associate Professor Maria Cigolini, director of the Queensland Bioethics Center, Dr. David Kirchhoffer and Long Bay Correctional Chaplain of the institution Father Peter Carroll MSC.

Prof Johnson said the professional learning seminar was timely given the recent passage of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill in New South Wales.

“At a time when palliative care is in the news with the recent vote in the New South Wales parliament to legalize euthanasia, the ACU provides a special unit focused on the pastoral care of the sick and dying, and the role that liturgy and prayer play in supporting those who are sick, those who care for them and those who are grieving,” Prof Johnson said.

Registrations for Liturgy and prayer in the pastoral closes June 30, 2022. For more information on the seminar, including costs, visit the ACU Liturgy Professional Development Center Page.

With thanks to the ACU.

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Stark County Sheriff’s Office releases ‘The Beast’ during grappling training seminar – The Dickinson Press http://confesercentipartner.com/stark-county-sheriffs-office-releases-the-beast-during-grappling-training-seminar-the-dickinson-press/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 21:12:00 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/stark-county-sheriffs-office-releases-the-beast-during-grappling-training-seminar-the-dickinson-press/

DICKINSON — Law enforcement officers know that despite Hollywood’s portrayal of law enforcement officers as being engaged in shootings, the vast majority of use-of-force encounters involve physical scuffles.

According to a review of law enforcement use of force incidents, nearly two-thirds (62%) ended with the officer and subject on the ground.

“Use of force incidents are rare, but more often than not when they do occur, law enforcement engages with a suspect at close range in an effort to gain a physical advantage and to comply “Stark County Sheriff Corey Lee said. “That’s why it’s important to understand these techniques.”

Lee said it was this reality that prompted the Stark County Sheriff’s Office to seek training for a man who knows a thing or two in such situations.
Dan “The Beast” Severn is a combat sports legend whose list of personal accomplishments in grappling and martial arts is legendary. A member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Fame with over 127 professional fights, Severn holds a professional MMA record of 101 wins, 19 losses and 7 draws – almost all of which have ended on the floor.

Severn is the only man to compete, hold titles and be inducted into the Amateur Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts and Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame.

“Law enforcement, corrections, air marshals, border patrol and the US military. I work with all of these different sectors and since about 1994 these agencies started looking at this crazy thing called Ultimate Fighting Championships,” Severn said. “They saw how many times matches would end up on the ground and end up on the ground. Today, 99.9% of matches still end up on the ground. When you put yourself in the position of having to face those realities of a fight, you understand and trust.”

Accomplished grappler and mixed martial arts legend, Dan “The Beast” Severn visited Dickinson to conduct training with Stark County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Photo by James B. Miller, Jr./The Dickinson Press

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Dan Severn is considered one of the leading pioneers of mixed martial arts and has been teaching his ground defense and evasion program since 1994 to law enforcement, corrections, the military and security communities with a great success.

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On Wednesday, Severn trained around 20 law enforcement officers as part of its two-day program, “Ground Defensives and Escapes”.

At 63, The Beast was in his element on the mats showing deputies how to perform various techniques while also getting the occasional “tapping” from much younger officers.

For some, it was a surreal experience.

“I grew up watching Dan when I was in high school, so it’s nice to be able to bring him in to help with training,” Lee said. “It’s always good to be able to learn something and practice grappling. Who better to learn than Dan Severn?”

The two-day course included training on going to the ground and having the ability to escape, how to avoid a disadvantageous position, scenario-based segments teaching the concepts and principles of being on the ground .

“It’s about neutralizing 90% of an abuser’s advantages that could save a life,” Severn said. “When you have the vest, the seatbelt and all the different gear that you’re wearing, you have to realize that’s going to prevent someone from being as mobile as they would be in shorts and a t-shirt. We have so tailored our training to account for these things and provide these officers with real-world techniques that work.It’s a long, hard day of training for sure.

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Agency Hosts Free Virtual Seminar on Elder Abuse | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA http://confesercentipartner.com/agency-hosts-free-virtual-seminar-on-elder-abuse-news-sports-jobs-sanibel-captiva/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 22:25:44 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/agency-hosts-free-virtual-seminar-on-elder-abuse-news-sports-jobs-sanibel-captiva/


To raise awareness about elder abuse, the Southwest Florida Regional Agency on Aging will host a free virtual event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. through Zoom.

Elder abuse is the abuse of adults 60 and older, and about one in 10 Americans has experienced some form of abuse. This includes physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and financial abuse. There are red flags that can raise awareness of suspected cases, the agency said.

It is important to identify cases of abuse and report them. Elder abuse is a hidden crime that robs older people of their dignity, their health and, in devastating cases, their lives, according to the agency.

Report suspected abuse to Adult Protective Services at: 800-96-ABUSE (800-962-2873) *Option 2; fax 800-914-0004; or online at https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us/account-manager/guest-information/.

To register for the virtual event, visit https://myeldersource-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwocuGqqzIqHNQ4fWRtFEaVuJykT-nl4CW7.


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TotalEnergies Qatar Concludes Al Reyada Energy Seminar http://confesercentipartner.com/totalenergies-qatar-concludes-al-reyada-energy-seminar/ Tue, 07 Jun 2022 06:19:00 +0000 http://confesercentipartner.com/totalenergies-qatar-concludes-al-reyada-energy-seminar/ Matthieu Bouyer, Country Chair and Managing Director TotalEnergies EP Qatar with other officials and students pose for a group photo.

Doha: TotalEnergies Qatar concluded the third edition of its Al Reyada Energy Seminar for university students and young professionals, held under the theme “Energy Transition and Climate Change”.

A cohort of 121 students participated in 4 days of sessions ending on June 1, 2022 and interacted with TotalEnergies experts from TPA (TotalEnergies Associate Professors) who gave lectures during specific sessions on renewable energies and intermittence, mobility and grants, and future challenges. TPA is an association made up of more than 280 retired TotalEnergies experts in multiple fields.

Participants included students from universities such as Doha University for Science and Technology, Texas A&M University in Qatar and HEC Paris in Qatar, as well as young professionals from North Oil Company, Dolphin Energy and Mesaieed PowerCompany.

At the same time, the event stimulated networking with senior company officials and encouraged participants to collaborate and exchange on crucial topics for the energy sector and on possible ways to overcome challenges.

“Al Reyada”, which translates to “leadership” in Arabic, was first launched in 2014 and focuses on various areas such as innovation, sustainability, environment and energy as a whole.

“Our ambition with the Al Reyada seminar was to connect industry experts with academics and young professionals. By providing this platform, young graduates can complete their knowledge, network and engage in discussions on the issues Overall, our goal is to build bridges between the energy industry and academia, and equip participants with practical knowledge,” said Matthieu Bouyer, President and CEO of TotalEnergies EP Qatar .

The Al Reyada seminar is part of TotalEnergies’ new “Tamkeen” program, which brings together all its initiatives on knowledge sharing and human development in the country. Events organized by Tamkeen also include initiatives such as networking, university conferences, expert workshops or on-the-job training.

“The Tamkeen program was recently founded to provide a platform for our human development initiatives. We see it as our role at TotalEnergies to share practical knowledge for the benefit of younger generations. The atmosphere and the level of interaction and heated debates during the Al Reyada seminar was impressive and the good example of how the younger generation is,” concluded Bouyer.

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