April 4, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Archdiocese of Denver
1300 S. Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
A one-day practical, interactive seminar for leaders at every level of the Church. Learn best practices in risk and crisis communications from two leading leadership communications trainers in the essential knowledge and skills for leaders to communicate effectively. Featuring realistic simulations and individual feedback, on your skills as a spokesperson; how to gain control of the issue, communicate proactively with the media, engage and listen to communities and build trust and credibility as a spokesperson.
Participants will learn how to strategically manage risk issues [issues that affect life, health, safety, environment, or those that have the potential for disruption],manage perceptions and expectations, handle public meetings, conduct consultations, manage media relations through the process.
Participants will learn how to anticipate and provide leadership in times of crises, the key steps in managing a crisis, handle a news conference [video-recorded simulation], and utilize social media in a crisis.
SEMINAR INCLUDES: Presentations, video illustrations, video-recorded exercises, followed by constructive feedback, PowerPoint slides, ‘Overcoming Panic and Fear: Risk and Crisis Communications’ Pocket Tips booklet by Barry j. McLoughlin.
no later than April 1, 2019