Wed, Oct 26|
The Parish (not accessible)
AC.THA 103 Listening Rather Than Force: Techniques for De Escalating Potentially Violent Situations
Our natural tendency when someone is getting angry at us is often to try and dominate them or to run away. What if there is another way? This course offers techniques that can be used to de-escalate situations that could become violent, in a way that instead builds connection.
Time & Location
Oct 26, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Parish (not accessible), 567 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough, ON K9J 5H8, Canada
About The Event
This workshop builds upon the courses Making Space to Hold Space and Nonviolent Communication Basics; however, there are no prerequisites for this course. Our natural tendency when someone is getting angry at us is often to try and dominate them or to run away. What if there is another way? This course offers techniques that can be used to de-escalate situations that could become violent, in a way that instead builds connection.
- Review different understandings of the causes of violence, and how violence works
- Be able to identify different styles of addressing conflicts
- Learn techniques for centering oneself
- Learn what to be aware of when entering into conflict
- Learn techniques to use when engaging with someone who may become violent
October 26 2022 9-3 PM
Location We will be hosting this workshop at The Parish, 567 Monaghan Rd. This location is not wheelchair accessible.
This course is 16+. If you are under 16 and interested in taking this course, please be in touch.
Gift economics is a different way of interacting with money and understanding what something is “worth.” In a Gift model, goods and services are not sold as they are in a market model of economics. Rather, they are given freely with no requirement of an exchange. We believe that the lessons and teachings we give and receive in our workshops are priceless.
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