Enhance Your Personal and Team-based Success by Using Your CliftonStrengths

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Friday, February 21, 2020

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hayes Hall | Room 403

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Registration is limited, please register early!

UB IPE Faculty Facilitator Registration

Registration Deadline: January 31, 2020

This workshop is limited to IPE Faculty Facilitators.

There are NO FEES to participate in this workshop. The workshop fee is covered by the Office of Interprofessional Education.

If faculty register, but do not attend without cancelling in writing prior to the event, their Department will be charged the workshop fee of $125.

Course Description

Would you like to identify your greatest talents and turn them into strengths? People who know and use their CliftonStrengths (formally known as StrengthsFinder 2.0) are:

  • more engaged at work, more productive in their roles, happier and healthier

This course will provide you with the knowledge and strategies you need to be more effective both personally and in your teamwork! Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe the four domains of the CliftonStrengths;
  • identify their personal strengths using their individualized Signature Theme Report;
  • design a professional development plan to advance their leadership and teamwork skills using their identified strengths.

This course includes:

  • 4 hour seminar lead by a CliftonStrengths certified instructor
  • Individual Clifton Strengths Top 5 Assessment
  • Personalized Signature Theme Report

Course Schedule

1:00 pm    Welcome, Overview & Objectives

1:15 pm    Introduction to Strengths-based Development

  • This session introduces participants to strengths-based development versus deficit-based development. Additionally, building a development plan is introduced as a topic.

2:00 pm    “Name It” 

  • This session serves as an introduction to participant’s individual assessment results.

3:00 pm    Break

3:15 pm     “Claim It” 

  • This session has participants “own” their individual assessment results.

4:15 pm    “Aim It” 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

  • This session has participants put their assessment results into practice.

4:50 pm    Program Evaluation            

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education Credit will be available for faculty in the following professions: Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Social Work:

Dental Medicine

Continuing Dental Education Credit - information is coming soon.


The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - information is coming soon.


RN’s & Nurse Practitioners – information is coming soon.




The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - information is coming soon.

Occupational Therapy

More information to come.

Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy Program at the University at Buffalo is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. - information is coming soon.

Public Health

Public health continuing education (CE) and professional development activities offered by the School of Public Health and Health Professions are recognized by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) for CE credits for professionals with the Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential. - information is coming soon.

Social Work

NY Social Workers: Offered in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education; recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. - information is coming soon.