2 Day Course @ The University of Toronto: In this two-day course, you'll learn to recognize and handle the roots of strong emotions, and communicate effectively in times of difficulty. Explore the four-step framework of "Beginning Anew", based on the work of Zen Master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh, which offers a concrete structure that can be applied to a wide variety of daily settings, including workplaces, classrooms and the home. This course involves a series of hands on activities to develop range of skill-sets that can be applied to foster reconciliation and conflict management.
Apply mindfulness processes to reconciliation and conflict management.
Identify and handle strong emotions.
Develop effective communication tools that help navigate conflict.
Integrate mindfulness into your interpersonal relationships.
Use language and tools for healthy and sustainable reconciliation.
This course runs 9:00am-3:00pm on Saturday January 25 & Sunday January 26, 2010