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March 3, 2005

Nonprofit Management Academy Seminar Tackles Time, Stress

The Nonprofit Management Academy has announced the next monthly seminar in its year-long series for 2004-05. "Time, Stress Management, and Burnout Issues" will be presented from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Coral Ridge Mall Community Room, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave., Coralville.

This seminar will focus on work overload pressures common among managerial and professional staff in nonprofit organizations. The session will address the symptoms of work related distress, the characteristics of stress-resistant personnel, organizational factors contributing to stress and developing a personal approach to reducing stress. Key time management principles and techniques will also be discussed.

The trainer for the session is Paul Retish, professor in the University of Iowa's College of Education.

The fee for the seminar is $50, and CEU credits are available; participants may enroll in individual courses or a program leading to a Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

The Nonprofit Management Academy is a joint project sponsored by the Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) and the Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center at The University of Iowa, Iowa State University Extension, United Way of Johnson County, Iowa Shares, and the Iowa Women's Foundation.

To register for the training, or for more information, call Paula Lichtenstein at 319-337-2145.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: Monique DiCarlo, 319-335-1486,; Writer: Linda Kroon