Workshops, Presentations, Keynotes, and Organizational Consulting
David customizes events according to your individual and organizational needs as a subject matter expert on various topics of leadership, community, and multiculturalism. Below are a few of the most popular sessions David delivers:
Black Asiatic: A Personal Journey of Multiethnic Identity Development
Through a candid telling of his own experiences as an 'Othered' biracial (Korean/Black) person, David shares a personal account of his personal development, exploration of identities, and the implications of managing both the challenges and the expectations of being multiethnic in America. This talk is often an introduction to understanding diversity as well as exploring themes of self-discovery and empowerment through navigating conflict and managing experiences of exclusion.
More Than Meets the Eye
"More Than Meets the Eye" - A lesson on developing an authentic leadership image and how perception impacts leadership. Recognized at the Mid-Atlantic College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO) Conference as a "Region's Best" Presentation.
The "Dave Surratt Show"
The "Dave Surratt Show" is an introduction to Human Relations and multiculturalism/pluralism using talk show format, small group exercise, and optional high risk Crossing the Line activity.
I.D.E.C.I.D.E. To Help By Being M.E.
A model for conflict management and mediation. I.D.E.C.I.D.E. defines the 7 step process to affectively recognizing and mediating conflict. M.E. (Metacommunication and Empathy) are the tools utilized in managing the mediation process.(Image right: Resident Assistant Staff at Saint Peter's College spring 2009)