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Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in General News

Communication in Action-Make your Voice Count

 

Develop effective strategies for interpersonal and group communication in a series of six evening workshops:

Explore your conflict style

Become a better listener

Learn how to raise concerns – without raising hackles

Learn the principles of conflict resolution

Practice conflict intervention (mediation skills)

Facilitation Basics

PAST PARTICIPANTS SAY:

‘I gained knowledge and confidence’;  ‘I learned new skills that I use with family and at work’

 

DATES OF WORKSHOPS:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm

July 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19           (for this summer series you may register for the first 4  sessions only or for all six sessions; the first four sessions will cover listening skills, raising a concern, personal styles, and negotiation; sessions five and six will cover conflict intervention and facilitation skills)

 

LOCATION:

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. 2 bl n. of Bloor St. at Bedford Ave.

Just north of St. George TTC, (Bedford exit)

 

COST: $150  (or $100 for first 4 sessions only) (inquire if cost is a barrier, you may qualify for a subsidized space)              Class limited to 12 participants

 

TO REGISTER:

Send a $25 deposit to save your spot; make cheque payable to “Toronto Monthly Meeting”

(memo: peaceworks) 60 Lowther Ave. Toronto M5R 1C7

or send an email to: Peaceworks@primus.ca to reserve your place

 

TRAINER: Lyn Adamson

Lyn Adamson is an experienced facilitator and trainer in communication skills, conflict resolution, teambuilding and nonviolent conflict intervention.  Lyn works with St. Stephen’s Conflict Resolution Service, and as Coordinator of PeaceWorks.  A Quaker and mother of two, Lyn is a board member with Greenspiration,  Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, and the Canadian Department of Peace Initiative.

 

FOR MORE INFO

PHONE: 416-731-6605 OR 416-596-7328

OR SEND AN EMAIL: peaceworks@primus.ca                       website: www.peaceworkstmm.org

 

PEACEWORKS  IS AN INITIATIVE OF TORONTO FRIENDS MEETING (QUAKERS) IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VOICE OF WOMEN FOR PEACE,  TORONTO CLIMATE CAMPAIGN AND GREENSPIRATION  PEACEWORKS MAINTAINS AN E-LIST FOR INFORMATION ON TRAINING AND PEACE EVENTS IN THE TORONTO AREA. EMAIL  peaceworks@primus.ca to add your name to the email list.