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The Joy of the Job: Workshop for Direct Service Professionals


Facilitated by Jody Urquhart

A former stand-up comedian, Jody ‘s mission is to motivate people to derive more meaning, fun, and satisfaction from their work.


4.0 CEUS are available for Nursing Home Administrators who attend this workshop.

Two dates and locations. Pick the one that works for you:

November 7
10 am - 2:30 pm
The Forest at Duke
2701 Pickett Road

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November 8
10 am - 2:30 pm
190 Moravian Way Dr.

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Target Audience
  • CNAs
  • Wait Staff
  • Housekeepers
  • Facility Services
  • Resident Services
  • Direct Care Providers


$99 First Person
$75 Each Add'l Person
$150 Non-Members
  1. Register online
  2. Fax registration
  3. Mail registration

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I Love My Job; It’s the People I Can’t Stand!

Is job stress and burnout getting you down? Learn how to adopt a humorous and fun approach to the challenges of the daily grind. Nurture the meaning, and pride in your work. Do you feel tired emotionally and drained by conflict? Learn how to handle the most stressful situations and the most challenging people. Learn how to get through to others and never again fall victim to those who love to make life miserable for the rest of us!

  • Embrace the wisdom that brings meaning
  • and fulfillment to any job
  • Create excellence through humor
  • Feel upbeat versus beaten up
  • Understand why difficult people are difficult
  • Know the formula to stop challenging people in their tracks
  • Understand the toll difficult people take on our workplace
  • Know the steps to boost morale and increase cooperation
  • Stop being a target for difficult people

LeadingAge North Carolina is a registered sponsor of continuing education with the NC State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.Comments regarding the Registered Sponsor Course may be addressed to 3733 National Drive,Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612.
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