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Sun, 29 Mar


Lyneham ACT 2602, Australia

Non-Violent Communication Training

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Non-Violent Communication Training
Non-Violent Communication Training

Time & Location

29 Mar 2020, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Lyneham ACT 2602, Australia


About the event

Address will be advised on registration. Bring lunch to share.  

You will be familiar with the difficult conversations that we need to have as we face the climate and ecological crisis the world is in. The Extinction Rebellion UK 2020 strategy recognises the need for better listening - to the communities of which we are a part and to each other. We need to embody the change we want to see: regenerative and adaptive communities.

Learn how non violent communication can assist XR ACT in all of our work including:

  • making connections
  • managing conflict
  • team work
  • outreach
  • direct action. 

People who practice non violent communication have found:

  • greater authenticity in their communication
  • Increased understanding of others and themselves
  • deepening connections
  • ability to help resolve conflicts. 

The XR ACT Regenerative Culture Working Group presents a NON VIOLENT COMMUNICATION workshop with two highly experienced and skilled trainers in Canberra.

Paul Atkins is an endorsed organisational psychologist with over 25 years experience using non violent communication and other approaches to help improve communication, conflict management and performance in groups of all sorts. He is lead author of "Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups" and a visiting Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Biff Ward is a highly experienced communications educator, political activist and author. She is an active member of the XR ACT Training & Talks Working Group.

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