Center for Leadership Wellness

Inspired Leaders. Thriving Teams. Healthier Organizations.

Leadership Seminar

A full week program, covering a complete continuum of content on how to be a more successful leader in a non-profit organization.

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From a number of different dimensions (such as recruiting, training, crafting job descriptions, ongoing motivation, managing and so forth), Coaching Sessions are offered in one evening, and offer a deeper and interactive dive into a single topic.


Norbert Zwickl,
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Pat Bennier,
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Now part of the Franciscan Renewal Center

The concepts and curricula developed over the 35 year history of Survival School have been expanded upon and brought into a new department at the Franciscan Renewal Center: The Center for Leadership Wellness. The Center will continue to offer the immensely popular, full week curriculum Leadership Seminar (formerly known as “Survival School”), and will also offer content in smaller, concentrated formats such as our evening long Coaching Sessions. Click here to view and register for all our offerings.

Center for Leadership Wellness faculty also bring classes, workshops and sessions offsite, and have instructed throughout the United States and internationally.

To increase your effectiveness as a non-profit leader, offerings by the Center for Leadership Wellness include:

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  • Join us for Mass

    Saturday at 5:00 pm
    Sunday at 7:30 am, 9:15 am, 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
    Weekdays at 7:00 am

  • Daily Mass

    Monday – Saturday at 7:00 am

  • Homily

    Visit for our weekly homilies.

  • Location

    5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253

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  • What We Do

    Join us for a one-hour overview of the mission and vision of the Franciscan Renewal Center to personally experience the good work first hand.

    1st Thursdays at 11:00 am
    3rd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

    Register here.

  • Where to Start

    More than 300 opportunities for spiritual and intellectual growth outside of Mass exist at the Casa. Search our Calendar [link to RM Portal] and learn about program types below.

  • Upcoming Orientations

    Volunteer orientations currently are offered on an individual basis.

  • For Meeting Planners

    Informational Brochure [PDF]
    Meeting Kit [PDF]
    Overview for Guests [PDF]

  • Get Involved

    What will it take to end poverty? What does St. Francis’ legacy mean today? Do you know there has to be a better way, but don’t know where to begin? Start right here!

  • Make a Counseling Appointment

    Call 480.948.7460, ext. 133
    Individual sessions by appointment are generally available mornings, afternoons and evenings, Monday through Friday. We kindly request 24-hour notice if you are unable to keep an appointment.