Hutchinson Center offering fall professional development programs

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer a variety of professional development programs this fall. Program areas include health care, restorative practices, relational and mental health, leadership, business, education, and technology.

A Relational Health Certificate Program, “Promoting a Positive Workplace & Community Culture,” will be offered in eight, daylong sessions, Oct. 20 through May 18. Workshop topics include introduction to relational health; creating a healthy work culture and civility; transformative mediation; restorative practices and approaches; nonviolent communication; diversity awareness and forgiveness; and relational mindfulness.

More information, including registration, is available online or by contacting Diana McSorley at 338.8093,