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Andre Koen To Speak At 121st Annual MSSA Training Conference And Expo
Diversity Training Specialist Andre Koen is slated to speak at the Minnesota Social Service Association’s 121st Annual Training Conference and Expo. The
MSSA 2014 conference will be held March 18th - 21st at Hilton Minneapolis.
MOUNDS VIEW, MN (March 17, 2014) - Bringing his own brand of diversity training to an even broader audience Andre Koen is slated to speak at the 121st Annual Training Conference and Expo for the Minnesota Social Service Association (MSSA). The conference will be held March 18th through the 21st and will help inform the leaders of health and human service agencies, their peers and staff members. Held at the lovely Hilton Minneapolis the MSSA annual event is known as the largest most comprehensive and cost-effective health and human service conference in the nation.
Koen said of the annual social service conference in Minneapolis, “It’s my honor to work with a reputable organization like MSSA. Being one of their speakers is by far a highlight for me due to the prime audience that can benefit from what I have to share. It’s proven to be effective and a thrill to see it be available in such an advantageous way.” Koen’s workshops are scheduled at four times throughout the day on March 21st. Rounding out the event, Koen will speak on “Wealth and Poverty” beginning at 8:30 a.m. The Diversity Trainer will then speak on “Creating Cultural Competence” at 10:15 a.m and “Archie Bunker: The Great American Hero”at 1:15 p.m. Finally, he will speak at 3:00 p.m. about “Sexual Harassment and the Hostile Work Environment.”
Endeavoring to bring information to the masses the MSSA 2014 conference will include various national and local presenters over the four day event. Attendees will have opportunities to network with public and private agencies, direct line staff and leaders in various sectors of the industry from within and without their region. Additionally attendees can visit more than 150 exhibits that will offer technology vital to health and human services.
About Andre Koen:
Andre Koen is a Diversity Trainer in Mounds View, Minnesota that provides his clients with one-on-one online courses and diversity education. Described as “Andre, the Enkindled Spirit” Koen is adept at leadership development, empowerment and cross-cultural competence training. Koen focuses on sensitivity, team building and anti-racism training and has a weekly blog that discusses ideas on how to control, remove and fight discrimination. Additionally, he holds Organizational Training Workshops on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Rasmussen College in Blaine, Minnesota.
Andre's purpose is to reconnect people to their Dignity and Honor in Being Human.
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- Goal Orientation
- Race as Construct
- Self-Determination and Uniqueness
- Social Context
- The Feeling of Community
- Mental Health/Wealth
- Individual Striving
- Social/Individual Interest