Archive for November, 2016

Skills for Having Difficult Dialogues

Dr. Jim Calderone, Ed.D., ACSW, LSW 2pm-4pm Monday, December 5, 2016 Wilkes University, Henry Student Center, Miller Room, 2nd Floor 1.) Understanding the context of the conversation and incorporating this understanding into our planning; 2.) “Setting the stage” for meaningful discussion; 3.) Integrating “best practices” in our facilitation of difficult topics; 4.) Dealing with the […]


NEPDEC’s mission is to create a more inclusive, dynamic culture in our region and to prepare for increasingly complex and diverse communities and workplaces. To achieve these goals, we:
* provide educational programming/consultation,
* support member’s diversity initiatives,
* organize networking and social events for relaxed interaction and sharing, and
* build alliances among historically isolated groups.

Through cooperation, we address regional diversity issues with greater impact and economies of scale.