for Conflict Management
Based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Nonviolent Communication
Though the use of lecture, video, and hands-on exercises, participants in this workshop will learn the simple four-part process of Nonviolent Communication℠ (NVC) and be able to start using it to manage the conflict in their lives. Combined with the science of conflict management and communication, this workshop aims to give you the skills you need to make conflict a creative spark for change.
Learn How To…
In the Workplace:
· Manage workplace conflict easily and effectively
· Initiate difficult conversations with ease and confidence
· Improve workplace morale
In your home:
· Hear the needs behind your child’s “no”
· Clearly express your needs in a way your family will hear
· Create more intimacy in your relationships
In your community:
· Effectively address cross-cultural concerns
· Transform enemy images into mutually satisfying negotiations
· Manage conflicts peacefully
· Improve safety, trust and co-operation in the classroom
· Empower kids to resolve or prevent conflicts on their own
· Improve parent-teacher relations
About the presenter: Twice the victim of violent crimes, Joe Brummer has spent years exploring why people commit acts of violence against others. He has studied nonviolence, conflict resolution and clocked hundreds of hours at the mediation table. He has worked with the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence to bring nonviolence to youth in schools, trained with the Community Mediation Center of RI and serves on their Juvenile Restorative Justice Advisory Board. In the winter 2008, Joe attended the International Intensive Training on Nonviolent Communication. He has presented on NVC at national conventions, universities and private organizations across New England. Joe is the Connecticut representative for New England NVC. View his website at:
Sponsored by Community Mediation Center of Rhode Island
LOCATION: The University of Rhode Island Providence Campus, 80 Washington Street, Room 242, Providence, RI 02903
TO REGISTER: The deadline for registration is June 21, 2010.
Registration is open to the public. Seating is limited. The requested fee for this training is $95.00 per person and includes lunch and materials. Current CMCRI volunteer mediators may register for a reduced price of $65.00. A selection of NVC books will be available for purchase at the workshop via cash or check.
CMCRI has applied for CEU credits for social workers for this workshop.
Checks should be made payable to the Community Mediation Center of Rhode Island
Please mail check or money order and registration form to:
570 Broad Street, Carriage House, Providence, Rhode Island 02907
Questions, please call (401) 273-9999