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Continuing Education

Telling Stories, Changing Lives: Building Community Through the Art of Storytelling

Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PST January 15, 2014 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, South Chapel

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    Will Hornyak

Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, South Chapel

Stories and storytelling help weave individuals together into communities. In an age of information overload, stories help unite multiple ideas and emotions and communicate directly to the imagination and to the intellect. As well, stories can foster understanding and healing among disparate individuals and groups.

This experiential workshop will provide a number of stories and working examples to help participants better understand, find, and develop stories for a variety of professional contexts.  

Whether telling stories in a boardroom or classroom, facilitating small groups or counseling a client, participants will learn methods for bringing personal and traditional stories to life and developing a storytelling approach geared toward engaging communication and facilitation.

Part of our 2013-2014 Workshop Series

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Instructor: Will Hornyak

Cost: $30, includes 2 CEUs or PDUs

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About the Instructor

A former journalist in Latin America, Will Hornyak has been a professional storyteller, performer and workshop facilitator since 1994. He is an advocate for storytelling as a “change agent” for individuals and communities and has worked with the Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Department, the American Cancer Society, the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, the Oregon State Penitentiary (Salem, Two Rivers), the American Association of Death and Grief Counselors and the Oregon Department of Human Resources.  He has provided keynotes and workshops for Intel, Johnson Controls Inc, Doc Marten’s Shoes and the Portland Business Roundtable.

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