This half day pre-conference intensive requires an additional fee of $75. You may register for this intensive separately without registering for the full conference. If you have already registered for the conference, you can register again for any intensive.
Presented by Joe Cole
How can groups navigate conflict and emotional energy more effectively? While conflict is a natural part of group dynamics, it can be difficult and agonizing for many of us. What tools and attitudes can help us get better at addressing conflict? In this workshop, we will discuss some fundamental values and assumptions to help approach conflict more productively. We will learn a multi-step tool for Conflict Resolution, and practice the tool together in pairs and small groups. In addition, we will explore how this tool and other meeting formats can be used in small and large-group settings to aid groups in navigating different types of conflict.
About the Presenter
Joe Cole is a Facilitator and Consultant for communities and non-profit organizations. Joe has trained in Integrative Facilitation with Laird Schaub and Ma'ikwe Ludwig, and in World Work with Arnold and Amy Mindell. Joe has a Ph.D. in Philosophy, and is a Visiting Instructor at UNC-Greensboro and N.C. State University. He was one of the original residents of Pacifica Cohousing Community, and is a member of Hart’s Mill Ecovillage, a community forming in Orange County, North Carolina.
This pre-conference intensive offered on Friday, May 19, from 8:00 am - 11:30 am requires an additional fee of $75. You may register for this intensive separately without registering for the full conference. For those who have already registered for the conference, you can add this by registering again and only signing up for this intensive.