Conference Information

The 2014 Bettye Arnold Seminar: Why Can't Everyone Just Get Along?!"
  • Do you ever have trouble identifying communication styles?
  • Is it tough to keep your cool in difficult situations or to understand your role during conflict?
  • Do you want to learn ways to address old problems with creative solutions or to overcome obstacles that put a damper on your day?
  • Do you want to be an energy gainer, not an energy drainer?


If so, come hear Christine Holten Cashen speak on “Why Can’t Everyone Just Get Along?!” Fasten your seatbelt, and enjoy the ride! 

Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a popular speaker worldwide. An authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress and energizing employees, Cashen combines a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Audiences relate to her experiences, struggles and lessons. Cashen is the author of The Good Stuff: Quips and Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, which was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.


After this seminar, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact of communication styles on both rapport and on conflict
  2. Practice skills that strengthen relationships with team members
  3. Identify techniques that increase energy and reduce stress
  4. Create new solutions to old problems 


Target audience 

Health care professionals who want to learn how to address anger and negative behaviors in a way that strengthens relationships and produces positive results. 


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). 

This seminar has been designated for 3.0 contact hours in nursing continuing education upon completion of this activity.

Approved provider status does not imply endorsement by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ANCC or TNA of any products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


Lunch is on your own. Vending areas and a cafeteria are available on the first floor of the hospital. Restaurants are available in the area. 

Refreshments are included in registration. 


Free parking is available. Notify the security guard at the St. Jude parking lot at Third and Overton Streets that you are attending a conference in the hospital. The guard will issue a pass to you and give you parking directions. Because parking is limited, please carpool if possible.

Please choose either the morning or the afternoon session.  The afternoon session is a repeat of the morning session

April 01, 2014 08:30 AM -
April 01, 2014 04:45 PM

St. Jude Children's Research HospitalSt. Jude Auditorium, second floor of Richard C. Shadyac / ALSAC Tower

The PCS Professional Excellence Council
January 27, 2014 - March 27, 2014 - Regular
March 24, 2014 - Cancellation
Groups & Fees
Public - $40.00
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Staff and Affiliates - $20.00
Student - $20.00

7:45–8:20 a.m.        Register/Check-in

8:20–8:30 a.m.        Welcome and Introduction

8:30–10 a.m.           Session Part One

10–10:15 a.m.         Break

10:15–11:45 a.m.    Session Part 2

12:45–1:20 p.m.    Register/Check-in

1:20–1:30 p.m.      Welcome and Introduction

1:30–3 p.m.           Session Part One

3:00–3:15 p.m.      Break

3:15–4:45 p.m.      Session Part 2

The afternoon session is a repeat of the morning session

paper registration form

paper registration form ( application/pdf )
Registration sheet to use in case electronic registration is not working.