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June 24, 2020
Webinar

Risk & Crisis Communications Series, Part 1: Planning for the Unexpected

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1:00pm-2:00pm EST

For community disability providers, the COVID-19 pandemic is wrought with risk that includes, but is far from limited to, the public health challenges confronting the people you support and employ. In times of crisis, when expectations are high and patience is low, it’s critical that you have a plan for transparent, timely communications across a range of scenarios that were nearly impossible to imagine just a few months ago.

In this webinar, the first installment of a three-part series, presenters will offer a framework for assessing risk and designing a crisis communications plan that is ready to execute the minute the unthinkable becomes reality. With these frameworks as the backdrop, presenters will walk through key decision points in situations that many providers are already experiencing and that may be just around the corner for your organization.

Presenter(s)

Beth Jacob, Principal & Founder, Bluestocking Strategy, LLC

Beth is Principal and Founder of Bluestocking Strategy, LLC, a strategic communications firm. With a strong history in the philanthropic and public policy sectors, she has a special focus on results-driven communication with decision makers, especially in the areas of children and families, democracy, workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, and public health.

Sean Luechtefeld, Ph.D., Communications Director, ANCOR

Sean Luechtefeld joined the ANCOR team in 2018 as Communications Director. In this role, he leads communications for ANCOR, the ANCOR Foundation and the ANCOR Services Corporation, collaborating across the organization to strengthen the services provided to the association’s members. In addition to his work at ANCOR, Sean is an adjunct professor in the Master’s program in Communication at Johns Hopkins University.

Sean earned his Ph.D. in Communication with a focus in rhetoric and political culture from the University of Maryland in 2016. He holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and a B.S. in Political Science, both from the Florida State University, and an M.A. in Communication from Wake Forest University.

Pricing

Individual Webinars

  • ANCOR members: $69
  • Non-members: $139

Three-Part Webinar Series (20% discount on entire series**)

  • ANCOR members: $166
  • Non-members: $334

** Must purchase entire series to take advantage of 20% discount (series discount cannot be retroactively applied to a previously purchased individual session).

Registration

A recording will be made available for registrants; if you cannot participate in the live broadcast on June 24, 2020, register anyway to receive the recording to view on-demand after the webinar has concluded.

 

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