In this highly participative awareness training you will learn how to facilitate conflict by working on real conflicts and world issues that are important to participants in the group. Anyone interested in learning more about conflict facilitation in relationships, teams, organisations, community groups and the world are welcome. Throughout the training you will learn how conflict facilitation can help to build communities. You will learn about:
Conflict, Diversity and Community – A Deep Democracy approach – giving equal value and importance to all parts, peoples and levels of awareness in conflicts
Eldership – Ways to bring out the wisdom in the deepest part of ourselves irrespective of our age
Tensions and Polarisations – Discovering the different parts in the conflict by understanding the various roles in a conflict, how to maintain fluidity, switch roles and get to the essence of the role
Sitting in the Fire – Noticing and navigating highly charged emotional moments – how to escalate and de-esacalate conflict by recognising hot spots and cool spots
Barriers to Communication – Recognising Edges as indications of the boundary of personal and group identity and how they act as communication barriers when people are unable to say what’s on their mind
Sensing the Atmosphere – Ability to bring background experiences into awareness and use this information for the benefit of the community
Deepening the Conversation – Tracking signals – how being curious about, and bringing attention to unintended communication, disturbances and surprises can deepen the conversation
Power Awareness – Using your power and privilege consciously and having awareness of the complexity of high and low rank in certain contexts
Inner and Outer Oppression and Marginalisation – learn the hidden power of inner as well as outer oppression and marginalisation
Vicki Henricks (MAPW, Dip PW), Dr Martin Hemsley and Dr Julia Wolfson will facilitate the training. They each have studied Processwork, also know as Process Oriented Psychology, with various schools and teachers throughout the world including the Process Work Institute, Australia and New Zealand Process Oriented Psychology and Deep Democracy Institute. Everyone is welcome.
When: 10am – 1pm Saturdays 3 February, 3 March and 7 April 2018.
Where: 5/146 Old Bangalow Rd Byron Bay Cost: $35 per class drop in
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