Noted educator and advisor, Dr. Neil Thompson, is on Simpliv’s panel of experts
Neil Thompson, highly accomplished educator and advisor, author and publisher, teaches courses for Simpliv, a Fremont, CA-based platform for the widest range of learning. Dr. Thompson has over 200 publications to his name, and holds full or honorary professorships at four UK universities.
As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a board member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement; Dr. Thompson is a regular speaker at conferences in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Norway, the Netherlands, Greece, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, the United States, Canada and Australia.
Complete master of emotional development-related topics
Dr. Thompson is a world-renowned counselor on areas of emotional development. Conflict management, well-being, stress; reflective practice, loss, grief and trauma, and equality and diversity are among his pet topics. This makes him a highly sought-after speaker at conferences the world over. He is also an established facilitator and consultant.
Not surprisingly, Dr. Thompson’s courses are designed in areas that offer solace and comfort and promote wellbeing and emotional stability in the learners. This is a small sample of his innumerable courses that Simpliv brings to its learners:
Handling aggression: Aggression, both in the domestic and professional spaces, is a serious cause for concern. It is something that vitiates the atmosphere at home and at the workplace. Its financial costs are extremely burdensome. It costs organizations and the national economy billions of dollars in revenues lost to lack of productivity that aggression brings about. The emotional costs are even higher, and incalculable. At this course on handling aggression, Dr. Thompson will show the basics of recognizing the potential for aggression, nipping difficult situations in the bud, reacting calmly to aggressive outbursts, and dealing with the aftermath of an episode of aggression.
Positive Mental Health: Cultivating a condition of positive mental health is a great means to achieve peace and happiness. It is the foundation for wellbeing. But how does one achieve this? At this very flexible, power packed course on positive mental health, Dr. Thompson will show the Five C’s model of mental health, which he has designed based on five elements:
Emotional Competence: Handling emotions at the workplace and among family and friends is important and challenging. Many of us tend to lose our cool in certain provocative situations. Handling situations that test our patience requires emotional competence. At this course, Dr. Thompson will show how to better deal with this very important attribute of the human mind. He will teach how to cultivate emotional intelligence and resilience and appreciate why these are important skills to develop. Learners of this course will be able to manage their own feelings and respond effectively to other people’s.
Courses that carry valid certificates
Yes, all these courses are certified, which means that they not only help you handle day-to-day situations; they also help you advance your careers. They are also flexible, which meant that you can take them up and complete them at any time of your convenience.
Bringing such experts right up to learners’ fingertips is part of Simpliv’s endeavor to make education available to everyone and anyone who has the interest and passion to learn. Simpliv’s aim is to destroy the barriers to education, such as economic conditions, race, religion, geographical location or any other, all of which it believes, are artificial.
The main way in which Simpliv differs from the other online video libraries is that it wants to make the world a better place to live in. It believes that education is the key to achieving this. Towards this end, it wants to bring everyone possible from the broadest demographic range within its ambit. It brings courses on the widest array of topics. These courses can be of IT or non-IT areas, and could range from psychotherapy and pottery to photography to Hadoop.