Continuing Education

Joanne Horn

Joanne Horn

With a background in both the arts and mental health research and program development, Joanne Horn has crafted a thirty-year career as a human relations specialist. From 1987 to 2007, she managed her consulting firm, Conflict Resolution Service, Inc. offering conflict management services to both families and organizations throughout Washington State.

A dynamic, engaging adult educator, Joanne has trained diverse populations and specialized in developing interactive curricula for government, corporate, and non-profit organizations. She has served as an adjunct faculty member of Antioch University and taught at the University of Washington Medical School, Seattle University and University of Washington law schools.

In 2009, Joanne established Second Half Connections to provide educational forums in which participants explore creative opportunities for renewed meaning and direction inherent in later life.

As part of her own "second half" work, Joanne has earned advanced certificates from the Birren Center for Autobiographical Studies as well as the UW Geriatric Mental Health and Memoir Writing programs. She is currently writing her own memoir.

Visit Joanne's website to learn more.

Courses Taught

Guided Autobiography II: The Making of Me, Myself and I

“Who am I? How have I become the person I am today?” Following in the tradition and structure of the original Guided Autobiography Workshop, this companion course offers new writing themes. These topics explore the essential questions of self-development such as developing trust, exploring independence, finding power etc. In addition to sharing weekly writing in supportive small groups, participants use in-class practice sessions to hone their writing skills. Prerequisite:  Previously taken Guided Autobiography I or by permission of the instructor. Please bring a pen and notepad to class.

Th 1:30pm–4:30pm Feb 1Mar 15 (7 sessions) $169.00
On Campus: IB Bldg, Room 3417 (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way North Seattle WA 98103
Winter Quarter
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