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Free webinars explore ‘new normal,’ communicating under stress

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Business Bite: Lunchtime talks on topics that matterFARGO – Professionals with The Village Employee Assistance Program will share advice for adjusting to a “new normal” and effectively communicating during stressful times during two upcoming webinars. The trainings will be held over the noon hour on the GoToTraining platform.

On Wednesday, July 8, EAP Trainer Nancy Boyle will lead “Back to Work: Tips for the New Norm.” She will share some tips to successfully transition into everyday life as businesses and communities re-open after coronavirus-related closures.

EAP Trainer Robert Jones and Clinical Supervisor Darren Carter, MS, M.Ed., LPCC, NCC, will present “Effectively Communicating in Stressful Times” on Wednesday, July 22. The training will consider barriers in communication and how to become more effective communicators by establishing boundaries and listening.

Both trainings are part of The Business Bite, a series of lunchtime talks on topics that matter, hosted by The Village Business Institute. Each session is limited to 50 participants. Links to register can be found at

Previous installments of The Business Bite can be viewed at

The Village Business Institute is a program of The Village Family Service Center, which strengthens kids and families across Minnesota and North Dakota through behavioral health services. These include mental health counseling, in-home family therapy, financial counseling, employee assistance programs, business trainings, and more. 

The Village’s mission is to strengthen individuals we serve through regional community behavioral health services. We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation and are a United Way Community Partner.