Skills for transforming conflict: An interactive workshop
Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Skills for transforming conflict: An interactive workshop

Skills for transforming conflict: an interactive workshop
26 June 2018 - Come at 6pm for snacks.
Workshop to start at 6.30pm

Conflicts are an inevitable part of life, yet many of us avoid conflict as much as we can. This workshop is an opportunity to learn the skills to transform the way you see, experience and approach conflict – to value conflicts as opportunities to learn, deepen relationships, identify risks, and make positive, constructive change. The workshop is co-presented by Tim Foote (Reframe Aotearoa) and Peter Jacobson (Space for Change). 

In this interactive workshop, you will:
• develop a deeper understanding of your own relationship to conflict
• practice tools for transforming conflicts
• learn frameworks for approaching conflicts
• understand when it might be helpful to get professional support with a conflict

This workshop will be helpful for everyone – and particularly people who are interested in improving how they respond to conflict. You will walk away with skills you can apply on a daily basis in your home, relationships and at work.

Accessibility: We're doing our best to design the workshop to be as accessible as possible. Please get in touch with Tim (tim@reframe.org.nz) if you have any specific needs or requirements. The venue itself is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets.

Join us at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre - corner Rintoul and Colombo Streets in Newtown - for this free workshop (normally $75pp). Turn up from 6pm for some snacks. The workshop will start at 6.30pm and conclude by 8:30pm.
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About the presenters

Peter and Tim are passionate about empowering people to create healthy and generative relationships. 
Tim helps people have conversations and make decisions. He has been working with conflict for nine years, mostly as a mediator and a facilitator, and specialises in conflict transformation. Tim is the founder of Reframe Aotearoa (www.reframe.org.nz), a social enterprise that is making facilitation and conflict services more accessible and affordable. In his spare time, he’s a potter, gardener, and volunteer in the arts and community sectors.

You can find more out about Tim at www.timfoote.me. You can email him at tim@reframe.org.nz or call him on 0204 075 2468. Tim lives in Island Bay.

Peter creates opportunities for all people and organisations to flourish by making space for stillness, movement and change. He co-designs beautiful, mindful experiences of connection and learning. He is a poet, writer and artist at www.throughtheloop.nz, co-founder of www.getlimber.nz and www.thetechbetween.com, and part of www.mindfulnessforchange.co.nz and www.enspiral.com. In his spare time he loves surfing, dropping in on friends for a cup of tea and playing in the beautiful Wellington bush and raw coastlines.
Peter would love to hear from you. 

You can email him at peter@throughtheloop.nz or call him on 0204 075 8702. Peter lives in Newtown.

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10
to Nov 12

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