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3 A word from our OSD Center President … The Gestalt Center for Organization & Systems Development, familiarly referred to as the OSD Center, has been a supporter and sponsor of the OD Network Conference for many years.OD Network Conference

4 The ODN Lifetime Achievement Awards went to Gestalt OSD Faculty for 3 consecutive years: 2011 Brenda Jones OSD Faculty and current NTL Institute President 2010 Edwin C. Nevis OSD Founder and GISC Co-Founder 2009 John D. Carter OSD Founder and current OSD Center President

5 ODN Lifetime Achievement Award 2011 Brenda B. Jones, MS is an organizational consultant based in Columbia, MD, with over 20 years' experience. She is a past Board of Trustees member of the OD Network, and a member of NTL Institute and IODA. She is on the faculty of the American University/NTL Graduate Program for Organization Development, and the Gestalt OSD Center.

6 ODN Lifetime Achievement Award 2010 Edwin C. Nevis, Ph.D. is co-founder of the Gestalt International Study Center, an educational organization that he and his wife, Sonia M, Nevis, formed in 1979. He also helped found the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland in 1956, where he remained as President until 1973, and as an active faculty member until 2001. While connected to the Cleveland Institute, he co-created the well known Organization & System Development Program (1977), and the International OSD Program (1991).

7 is Currently President of the Gestalt Center for Organization & Systems Development (OSD), John has served the fields of OD and applied behavioral science since 1969 as founder and CEO of John D. Carter & Associates, and as an esteemed faculty member of several educational institutions (e.g., Gestalt Institute of Cleveland [GIC], Saybrook Institute, Union Graduate School, Columbia University, and Case Western Reserve University [CWRU]). John D. Carter, Ph.D. ODN Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

8 What We Offer Organization & Systems Development Program (Standard Format & Weekend Format) Becoming a Better Intervener International Organization & Systems Development International Coaching Program Group Intensive Program (Advanced) & International Group Track Workshops: Introduction to Gestalt Interpersonal Interaction OSD Workshop Series BBI Workshop

9 Meeting Space at Larchmere

10 Meet our OSD Training Program Chairs Marcella Benson-Quaziena, PhD Email: Email: Monika Moss, MFA Email: Email: Duncan Coombe, PhD Email: Email: Veronica Hopper Carter, PhD Email: Email: John D. Carter, PhD Email: Email: To Be Announced OSD Standard OSD Weekend OSD International OSD Group Intensive OSD BBI OSD International Coaching

11 Seattle, WA Meeting Space

12 OSD Standard Training Program Marcella Benson-Quaziena, PhD is principal of The Benson-Quaziena Group. She consults for public and non-profit sectors in the areas of organization development, coaching, leadership, strategic planning, group process, group facilitation, and diversity. She is a faculty member at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and adjunct faculty for the Master's Degree Program in Organization Development at the Fielding Graduate Institute.

13 OSD Weekend Training Program Monika K. Moss, MFA has dedicated her talents to helping hundreds of organizations and individuals in mapping their future for over 15 years. As a founder of MKM Management Consulting, she provides a full range of custom-designed services in capacity building, planning, meeting facilitation, and training to both private, public, and nonprofit organizations.

14 OSD International Training Program Chair Duncan Coombe, PhD I express my work as a teacher, author, researcher and advisor. The central theme of my work is human well-being. I am deeply committed to being a voice for humanity in the workplace and am particularly focused on the topic of love in organizations. I have lived and worked in the US, Switzerland, the UK and South Africa.

15 OSD Group Intensive Training Program Veronica Hopper Carter, PhD brings experience as a psychotherapist to her work as a trainer of organizational consultants, emphasizing all levels of system. With over 20 years' experience in the practice of Raj Yoga, she integrates spiritual principles, Gestalt theory and practice, and systems thinking into a base for her teaching. She is an associate of John D. Carter & Associates.

16 OSD BBI Training Program John D. Carter, PhD is an international organizational consultant with 30 years' experience. He has served on the Executive Boards of GIC, NTL, and the Fielding Institute, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the OD Network. Themes in his work include managing complex systems change, merger integration, the management of professional organizations, and the personal and professional development of minorities.

17 TRAINING PROGRAM OBJECTIVES 1. Address the learning needs of individuals and organizations 2. Learn skills to lead, manage, and consult to change efforts 3. Influence people and processes 4. Increase skill and capability to achieve desired outcomes Teaching methods are varied and include lectures, readings, demonstrations, fieldwork assignments, and small group practice. Feedback on a consistent basis is a critical part of the hands-on and experimental nature of these programs. Faculty ratio averages 1 faculty member for every 4 to 6 participants.

18 The programs have at their heart a four-fold focus : The Gestalt OSD framework Designing interventions Developing individuals, groups, and organizations Developing systems

19 SKILL ENHANCEMENT Discriminate among observations, interpretations, and judgments Develop greater awareness of one’s own internal and external experience Recognize resistance in the client and systems and adopt a respectful attitude in working through it Observe and attend to processes at the intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, and organizational levels Identify conflicts and choices related to interventions required at each level of system

20 Hope to See You Soon Join us for a memorable personal and professional experience that will stay with you forever and change your life. Come visit our website for our current offerings LIVING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE MAKING A DIFFERENCE THROUGH MY PRESENCE

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