The Science of Hope

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Chan Hellman, one of the leading Hope researchers, to Thurston County!


Monday, April 25
9-11AM – Building Hopeful Communities
Relating Hope theory and science to the Thurston Thrives framework and community collective impact.
Intended audience: Thurston Thrives leaders and stakeholders, nonprofit board members and local elected officials.

1-3PM – Building Hopeful Organizations
Applying Hope theory and science to the improvement of organizational health, teams and workforce.
Intended audience: organizational leaders including leaders in: education, social service, law enforcement, government, tribal communities, healthcare, higher education, financial institutions and state agencies.

Tuesday, April 26
8:30-11AM – Hope on the Front Lines
Connecting the language, theory and science of Hope to daily work with individuals affected by trauma.
Intended audience: social service staff and practitioners dealing with vulnerable populations, foster parents and social service volunteers.

11:30-1PM – The Economic Value of Hope
Understanding the economic value of Hope on business and the economy. Improving Hope in business organizations.
Intended audience: business community members

4-7PM – Hope in Education
Applying the theory, science and language of Hope in educational settings and work with children and families. Bringing Hope to the work day and life.
Intended audience: k-12 teachers, para educators, early childhood professionals and individuals working with vulnerable populations.

JOIN US!  Please register here
South Puget Sound Community College, Lacey Campus, Rooms 188 & 194
4220 6th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Thurston Thrives
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
United Way of Thurston County
Family Support Center of South Sound