Etiquette Courses

Dr. Amber offers courses designed for all age levels, children to adults, including:

The Well Mannered Communicator (appropriate for ages 14 to 18 years old)

12 week course; Two hours per week

 The goal of this course is to help students understand not only the importance of communicating powerfully, elegantly and politely, but to also understand how their communication style impacts others. The first seven weeks teaches face-to-face interaction and how to communicate effectively through writing.  The last five weeks are even more dynamic as the students learn how to give a speech each week.

 Etiquette (appropriate for ages seven to 14 years old)

Eight week course; One hour per week

This course teaches the importance of expanding one's world view beyond one's own self.  It stresses the importance of considering the thoughts, needs, and feelings of others in addition to their own. Topics include tact, apologies, rudeness, gift giving, attending parties, poise, proper posture, table manners, communication (including writing proper thank you notes and RSVP), teasing, bullying and technology.

 Etiquette (appropriate for ages 15 to 18 years old)

Eight week course; Two hours per week

 Good manners are imperative to successful adults. Etiquette training teaches teens how to handle themselves in all adult social situations. Topics include nonverbal communication, tact discretion lack of affect, establishing boundaries, parties, table manners, proper attire, grooming/hygiene, skillful conversationalists, cyber civility, dating etiquette, interviewing for college, and job interviews.

 Etiquette Boot Camp (appropriate for any age)

Two weeks; Two hours per week

 A slimmed down version of Dr. Amber's course.  Topics include meet and greet essentials, dating etiquette, table manners, proper attire, skillful conversation and job interview skills.

 Dr. Amber is also available to conduct on-campus workshops and/or trainings.  Topics include violence prevention, bystander intervention/responsibility, body image, creating a personal mission statement, and leadership theory in practice for student leaders.