EMPATHY AND THE ART OF CLIENT CONNECTION
Presented by Gladney University
Research is clear that empathy and rapport are crucial in building the connections needed to guide, support and engage our clients. Bill Porter LPC-S, Director of Post Adoption and Client Services will lead a training aimed at pulling back the veil of empathetic communication, understanding the science behind it and learning the skills needed to accomplish this ever elusive art.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Bill Porter is a Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor in the state of Texas. He has 20 years of experience in providing counseling, support and advocacy to at-risk children, youth, and families. Bill joined the Gladney Family in 2013 and he spends most of his time leading his team in providing “best practices” to adoptees, birth families and adoptive families. Bill has been trained through the Trust-based Relational Intervention TBRI® at Texas Christian University and has provided clinical supervision and consultation in evidenced based programming. Bill received his Bachelors of Arts in Religion from Southern Nazarene University and his Masters of Education in Counseling from North Texas University.
Fort Worth, TX 76132