About The Author:
Dr. Brené Brown is a writer, researcher, educator, and activist. She is an award-winning member of the research faculty at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying authenticity, belonging, and shame, and the effect these powerful emotions have on the way we live, love, parent, work, and build relationships. Dr. Brown lives in Houston with her husband, Steve, and their two children, Ellen and Charlie.
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About this course
The connections course is not available to do on your own. Due to the sensitive nature of the material, it is only being offered as a facilitated course in a group setting.
The course is authored by Brene Brown and requires the additional purchase of her book “I Thought It Was Just Me.“
You can request to do this course with a group of your own friends or colleagues, or you can join a group of others who want to take the course.
Typically the course runs for 12 consecutive weeks with 2 hours of meeting time per session and some independent homework. It can be adapted down to as few as 8 weeks if necessary (but not recommended). The ideal group size is eight to ten people.