Trainings

Welcome to Member Services Training

Member Services supports our members by providing a number of online learning opportunities, which range from short live, webinars, to trainings that cover several weeks and include both offline activities as well as live sessions. Many qualify for CEUs.

 

Cost

The Unity Worldwide Ministries training is offered without any set fee. Love Offerings/Tithes gratefully received. Unity Worldwide Ministries Member Services is 100% funded through through the generosity of its members. 


 

Upcoming Online Trainings and Webinars


 

Building Teams/Embodying Oneness (3 Webinars)

Facilitated by Rev. Cynthia Vermillion Foster, Executive Director Member Services

 
Worth 5 CEUs for ministers and 3 CEUs licensed Unity teachers CEU policy. (Must attend all three webinars to receive CEU credit.)
 
Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Central
 
Register by Wednesday, September 11, contact Diane Venzera to register. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.
 
Description: Healthy, coherent teamwork is an essential component for ministry success – and a powerful way to embody Unity’s first principle. Learn more...
 

Recommended reading:

 

 

Designing Effective Online Classes (Webinar, 3-Part Series)

Facilitated by Rev. Diane Venzera, M.Ed

Each webinar is worth 1.5 CEUs for Ministers and licensed Unity teachers. CEU policy

  • Parts 1 & 2 have been completed, but you can still sign up for Part 3
  • Part 3: Wednesday, October 9, 1:30 to 3:00 pm (CT) (Register by Monday, Oct 7) 

To register contact Diane Venzera. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.

Description
Teaching an online class can seem daunting but by following some simple strategies, the creation process can be filled with self-growth and insight as well resulting in an online experience that engages and inspires learners. 

This is a 3-part series with each part building on the previous. Sessions will be recorded so if you miss one, you can still participate. 
  • Part 3: Practical Application  

For flyer, click here

 


UWM Overview (7-week Online Training – 5 CEUs)

Facilitated by UWM Staff
 
Training is available for 5 CEUs. CEU policy.
 
Course content opens on Monday, Sept 30, 2019.
 
Live Collaborate Session:
  • Tuesday, October 1, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Central

Registration Information: REGISTRATION CLOSES ON FRIDAY, SEPT 27, 2019.

  • Begin here: If you do not have a username and password for UWSI - click this link Enroll in UWSI.
    • Effective September 1, 2019, there will be an initial enrollment fee of $35 for all Member Services trainings, UWSI courses, and online field registrations. This fee provides access to the full spectrum of learning opportunities offered through UWM and helps to cover our costs for administration and licensing for our Blackboard Learning Management System.
  • If you are already enrolled in UWSI: locate your UWSI Username and Password
    • If you cannot locate your username and password, contact DPletcher@unity.org, 816-434-6866
  • Complete Registraion: Once you have your username and password (please save it) you can now register, click this link: course registration page then:
    • Locate the training title
    • Click the green "Add" button
    • Complete your registration by putting your username and password into the pop-up box

Description
Unity Worldwide Ministries develops and connects Unity Leadership.  We are a service organization that supports Credentialed Unity Leaders and Ministries in sharing the Unity message and transforming consciousness.  This training reviews the array of resources and services that are available through Unity Worldwide Ministries.  It also provides a wonderful opportunity for Unity leaders to cultivate collaborative relationships with UWM staff members.


 

Using Collaborate Ultra (Webinar)

Facilitated by Rev. Diane Venzera, M.Ed

Webinar is worth 1.5 CEUs for Ministers and licensed Unity teachers. CEU policy

 

Thursday, October 3, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Central

Register by Monday, September 30. Contact Diane Venzera to register. It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister.

Description
Online video conferencing is a creative and engaging way to conduct virtual courses, meetings, and trainings. When used effectively, we have the ability to build community, create interactive experiences, and reach a greater number of interested learners. Learn more...

 


 

Save the Dates for Future Trainings & Webinars

The save the date schedule for the rest of 2019 for the Member Services trainings is listed below.  The schedule is a work in progress and when the trainings/webinars are open for regstration, they will be listed above. Please contact Diane Venzera with any questions.

 

 

 
Leading & Managing a YFM Program (3-week Online Training, 3 CEUs)
Tuesdays, Oct 15, 22 & 29, 7:00 to 8:00 pm
 
Roberts Rules of Order for Boards (Webinar, 1.5 CEUs)
Wednesday, Oct 23, 1:30 to 3:00 pm
 
Roberts Rules of Order for Annual Meetings (Webinar, 1.5 CEUs)
Thursday, Oct 24, 1:30 to 3:00 pm
 
Dance of Triangles (4-week Online Training – 4 CEUs)
Mondays, Nov 4, 11, 18, & 25, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
 
Diversity/Inclusivity: I'm With Them (Webinar, Diversity/Inclusivity Credit)
Thursday, Nov 7, 3:00 to 4:30 pm
 
Boundaries & Ethics Credit: Leaving Gracefully (Webinar, Ethics/Boundaries Credit)
Tuesday, Nov 19, 1:30 to 3:00 pm
 
Diversity/Inclusivity: I'm With Them (Webinar, Diversity/Inclusivity Credit)
Thursday, Nov 21, 7:00 to 8:30 pm 
 
Boundaries & Ethics Credit: Leaving Gracefully (Webinar, Ethics/Boundaries Credit)
Tuesday, Dec 3, Time 7:00 to 8:30 pm
 
 
 
 

 

If you are new to online learning:

Member Services' offers both WEBINARS (live session only) and TRAININGS, which are a hybrid: they include live online group sessions using the video conferencing tool, Collaborate, as well as weekly activities, housed on Blackboard, to be completed by the end of each weekly session, as individual assignments.

This 10-minute video provides information on registering for a Member Services' training as well as how to navigate through the Blackboard and Collaborate experiences. If you prefer to read the information instead of watching the video, a transcript is attached.

 

 


 

To Register for a Member Services Online Training

To register for a training, follow these steps:

  • Begin here: If you do not have a username and password for UWSI - click this link Enroll in UWSI.
    • Effective September 1, 2019, there will be an initial enrollment fee of $35 for all Member Services trainings, UWSI courses, and online field registrations. This fee provides access to the full spectrum of learning opportunities offered through UWM and helps to cover our costs for administration and licensing for our Blackboard Learning Management System.
  • If you are already enrolled in UWSI: locate your UWSI Username and Password
    • If you cannot locate your username and password, contact DPletcher@unity.org, 816-434-6866
  • Complete Registraion: Once you have your username and password (please save it) you can now register, click this link: course registration page then:
    • Locate the training title
    • Click the green "Add" button
    • Complete your registration by putting your username and password into the pop-up box

To register for a webinar:

  • Contact Diane Venzera by the due date listed for each webinar.
  • It is best to register through email, as there is information that I will need to email back to you. If you want CEU credit, please include whether you are an LUT or Minister. 
  • Include the webinar title and your name and email address.
  • Please let me know if you are seeking CEU credit and if so, if you are an LUT or Minister.
  • Once registration closes, the login information will be sent to all participants.
  • If you need additional support, please call: 816-434-6837.