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Jul 15 16

Christian Brothers Services Fall 2016 Webinar Schedule

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Webinars are FREE to all Christian Brothers Services‬ members. To register, visit https://www.cbservices.org/educationalresources.php

September 8 – The Model Senior Driver

Is your organization sending the message that safe driving is expected of all fleet drivers? There are important traits a senior driver should practice every time they get behind the wheel to drive accident free. This webinar will discuss the measures every organization should take to manage a safe and proactive fleet risk management program.

September 15 – Cutting Through the Communications Clutter

Communication is the most critical component of any organization. How we communicate with our employees, clients and partners is key to the success of our missions. There are more tools and options available for collaboration and communication than ever before. Join us and our preferred vendor as we explore how to sort through the numerous providers and technologies and to ensure your organization is getting the right tools at the best costs to best serve your mission.

September 29 – The Effective Communication-An Essential Responsibility for School Leaders

Keeping the school community informed and up-to-date is only one aspect of a comprehensive approach to communication. Today’s Catholic school leaders must seek out and leverage opportunities on a regular basis that justify the decision made to purchase a Catholic education and to reinforce the value received for tuition paid. A school’s community can be its best recruitment tool when harnessed with the right information and messages to spread the good news and provide a personal recommendation for a school. In a month by month format, strategies to inform, inspire and motivate will be presented for use via spoken, written and electronic communication strategies.

October 6 – Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention-Simple Solutions

Any organization can manage the risk for a potential slip, trip and fall-type accident. This webinar will focus on simple solutions an organization can implement in order to increase awareness, conduct inspections and train staff and religious. A review of simple solutions that can be implemented will also be discussed.

November 3 – Recognizing & Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

This two-hour interactive webinar focuses on understanding what constitutes harassment, discrimination and abusive conduct; strategies for preventing harassment, discrimination and abusive conduct from occurring in the workplace; and recommendations for avoiding claims of retaliation. Real-life scenarios and examples are used to illustrate different points. The webinar fulfills the mandatory training requirement in many states.

 

May 16 16

Thirty-One Minutes in May – The Joplin Tornado

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Five years ago on May 22, 2011, an EF 5 multiple-vortex tornado hit Joplin, Missouri. Read the incredible stories of survival and how people and organizations came together over the following year to rebuild Joplin.
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Apr 27 16

Introduction to Business Intelligence Webinar

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Mar 15 16

Active Shooter: How Should You Prepare Your Organization Webinar

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Sign up now for the “Active Shooter: How Should You Prepare Your Organization” webinar on March 17 from 1-2 CST. It is unfortunate that in light of recent incidents, organizations now need to prepare for active shooter situations. This webinar will review how organizations can utilize the Christian Brothers Risk Management Services’ “Active Shooter” resource packet. The webinar will be specific to non-educational facilities and will cover the following topics; organization preparation, employee training and additional online resources. All webinars are free to members. Register at https://www.cbservices.org/educationalresources.php.

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Mar 7 16

Senior Writer – Exempt, Full-time position

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Our Marketing Division has a full-time opening for a Senior Writer. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, creating and writing for a wide variety of Company communications, including health and retirement communication pieces, which will be used in a variety of mediums including written, online, web conferencing and live presentations. Responsibilities also include the supervision of the writing staff.

Christian Brothers Services is a not-for-profit comprised of cooperative programs providing administrative and managerial services to Catholic organizations. We offer a competitive benefits package!

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Technical Writing, Instructional Design, English, related fields or equivalent
• Previous supervisory experience is required
• Minimum 7 years of experience preferred
• Must demonstrate the ability for creative writing and be able to work well independently and in a team environment
• Writing experience in the areas of health and retirement is preferred
• Knowledge of AP Stylebook a must
• Previous experience writing in a variety of styles
• Project and time management skills
• Candidate must have excellent communication skills, both in written and oral form

Apply at: https://www.cbservices.org/employment_opportunities.php

Please include a link to your writing samples in your cover letter or resume.

No phone calls please.

CBS is an EEO employer

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Mar 7 16

Looking Out For Your Collection: Common Issues Facing Religious Organizations and Their Art Collections Webinar

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Register now for our “Looking Out For Your Collection: Common Issues Facing Religious Organizations and Their Art Collections” webinar on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 Central time. You know your organization has an art collection; but do you know how to properly manage it? Are you aware of the breadth and value of your collection? While fine art and liturgical objects can be a beautiful backdrop to your community’s home, they may also be overlooked assets that require a different type of stewardship. This webinar breaks down how to properly manage, insure, and preserve your art, fine object, and religious object collections for the future and the common issues religious organizations face overseeing their collections. Webinars are FREE to CBS members! Register at https://www.cbservices.org/educationalresources.php

Mar 2 16

Catholic School Management to Launch 3 Social Media Sites on 3/3!

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Catholic School Management (CSM), a division of Christian Brothers Services(CBS), is proud to announce the launch of three communication platforms to better serve clients, consultants and Catholic school leaders. On 3/3 (March 3, 2016), CSM will be active on three social media sites. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

The mission of Catholic School Management, a full-service, comprehensive, consulting organization, is to support the educational ministry of the Catholic Church with research, direct consultative guidance, training programs and publications. For over 40 years, Catholic School Management has provided the highest level of professional and personalized service to Catholic educational institutions worldwide.

Facebook is the largest online social network, with more than 1.59 billion users worldwide.

  • “Like” the page to see interactive posts that feature stories of our clients’ successes and best practices, news regarding Catholic education, announcements from CSM, upcoming CSM professional development and conference opportunities, updates on our consultant team and much more.  Don’t forget to “share,” “tag” and “check-in” through Facebook when you are working with CSM!

Instagram is an online, mobile, photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service with 400 million current users.

  •  “Follow” CSM to see photos and videos of clients, consultants, Catholic school success stories and infographics regarding Catholic education.  Connect with CSM by “tagging” the site when posting or “re-graming” what is posted.

Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service with 320 million users that enables users to send and read short 140-character text messages, called “tweets”.

  •  “Follow” @CathSchoolMgmt to see relevant updates that pertain to CSM, Catholic schools, Catholic education and late-breaking news. “Retweet” information or mention the handle in your posts.

When connecting with CSM on social media, please use the  #CathSchoolMgmt.  A hashtag is a word or an unspaced phrase prefixed with the number sign (“#”). Hashtags make it possible to group such messages, since one can search for the hashtag and get the set of messages that contain it.

  • Use #CathSchoolMgmt in your posts or search this hashtag to help query images and messages.
  • Use #CSMSummer2016 in your posts or search to stay up to date about the 2016 CSM Summer Certificate Programs to be held on California’s Monterey Bay, June 27-29.

Please help us to grow our sites by emailing news to Jennifer M. Trefelner, APR, CPRC at jtrefelner@catholicschoolmgmt.com or by engaging on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter sites.

 

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Mar 1 16

Register for “Leadership Today: Generating the Right Questions for These Times” Webinar

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Please join Plante Moran Cresa for a webinar that will explore how religious leadership teams can navigate their responsibilities in ways that are deeply grounded in, and intentionally directed toward, sustaining their Communities’ mission and charism into the future.

Joining the presentation will be Erin George who will discuss developing a framework for communicating leadership responsibilities and asking the critical questions necessary for planning the future of your Community’s mission and charism. Also explored will be how leadership teams can situate their religious institutes in ways that address the current needs of their members, ministries and properties.

Topics include:

  • Sustaining the Mission and Charism
  • Members, Ministries, and Mission
  • Tending Properties
  • Challenges for Leadership

 

The webinar, which will be hosted by Plante Moran on March 15, 2016, at 2 p.m. EDT, is brought to you by Plante Moran Cresa’s Religious Institutes team.

 

Click here to register for the complimentary webinar, “Leadership Today: Generating the Right Questions for These Times,” at plantemoran.com.

 

 

Feb 23 16

Unlocking the 5 Keys to the Power of Prevention in the Workplace Webinar

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Register now for our “Unlocking the 5 Keys to the Power of Prevention in the Workplace” webinar, which takes place on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time. Join us as we identify the top 5 things organizations can do to proactively protect their staff through the power of prevention. Case studies of organization and member success will be utilized to illustrate how participation in health programs has a powerful and positive impact on lifestyle. Tips and tools will be shared. Webinars are FREE to CBS members! Register at https://www.cbservices.org/educationalresources.php

Feb 2 16

Christian Brothers Services Spring 2016 Webinar Series

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Visit our Educational Resources page at cbservices.org/educationalresources.php to register for any or all of our upcoming webinars, as well as to access our on demand webinars anywhere and anytime. All of our webinars are FREE to Christian Brothers Services members and include topics in: Risk Management / Health Benefits / Retirement Planning / Technology / Catholic School Management / Consulting.  To learn more and to register for any or all of our webinars, please visit cbservices.org/resources. Submit webinar questions or concerns to cbs.webinars@cbservices.org.

All webinars are from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time except where noted.

HEALTH BENEFITS

Feb 25 – Unlocking the 5 Keys to the Power of Prevention in the Workplace

Join us as we identify the top 5 things organizations can do to proactively protect their staff through the power of prevention. Case studies of organization and member success will be utilized to illustrate how participation in health programs has a powerful and positive impact on lifestyle. Tips and tools will be shared.

March 31 – The Costs of Sleeplessness

The corporate culture around sleep has been a “soft” issue, believing sleep is something we can cut back on. However, a Harvard study identified sleep disorders as a leading cause for lost work days, including depression, fatigue, back and neck pain, and other physical and emotional issues. This webinar will discuss what is normal sleep, the economic costs of sleeplessness to employers, current employer best practices around helping employees with their sleep and much more.

CONSULTING

March 10 – Looking Out For Your Collection: Common Issues Facing Religious Organizations and Their Art Collections

You know your organization has an art collection; but do you know how to properly manage it? Are you aware of the breadth and value of your collection? While fine art and liturgical objects can be a beautiful backdrop to your community’s home, they may also be overlooked assets that require a different type of stewardship. This webinar breaks down how to properly manage, insure, and preserve your art, fine object, and religious object collections for the future and the common issues religious organizations face overseeing their collections.

RISK MANAGEMENT

March 17 – Active Shooter: How Should You Prepare Your Organization?

It is unfortunate that in light of recent incidents, organizations now need to prepare for active shooter situations. This webinar will review how organizations can utilize the Christian Brothers Risk Management Services’ Active Shooter resource packet. The webinar will be specific to non-educational facilities and will cover the following topics; organization preparation, employee training and additional online resources.

April 14 – Recognizing & Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, Abusive Conduct & Retaliation in the Workplace (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

This two-hour interactive webinar focuses on understanding what constitutes harassment, discrimination and abusive conduct; strategies for preventing harassment, discrimination and abusive conduct from occurring in the workplace; and recommendations for avoiding claims of retaliation. Real-life scenarios and examples are used to illustrate different points. The webinar fulfills the mandatory training requirement in many states.

May 19 – Concussions: Make Sure Your Athletic Program is Performing

Now more than ever, school athletic programs are coming under the microscope for how they manage sports-related injuries, namely concussions. Our presenter will review a variety of programs and protocols that may assist your school in providing a better management strategy should an athlete sustain a serious head injury.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

April 7 – Why Social Media Marketing is Effective for Catholic Schools

Social media can be a useful tool in marketing Catholic schools for image, enrollment and resources. Explore the two-way communication tools available through social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, to reach your target audiences. Understand the strategies and framework that can be established to launch a successful social media plan for your school or organization.

TECHNOLOGY

May 12 – Cybersecurity

What should you do when a data breach occurs? How can you best protect your organization and prevent the worst-case scenario? This webinar will answer those questions and explore the current state of cybersecurity and related risks to your organization, including the worst-case scenario of a full-scale data breach.

RETIREMENT PLANNING

May 26 – Update on Best Practices in Retirement Plan Design

Selecting a retirement plan can be confusing with the myriad of information available. With the recent passage of legislation related to Church Plans, some plan design features that were not previously allowed are now available! This webinar will discuss those changes and revisit best practices.