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Heartfelt and Effective Communication: Building Understanding, Cooperation, and Effectiveness in Groups

Date: 10:00am - 1:00pm PDT March 22 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, York Graduate Center Room 107

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Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, York Graduate Center Room 107

This workshop offers an overview of practices designed to improve interpersonal understanding, cooperation, and group effectiveness.

Based on non-violent communication approaches, these skills have proven especially useful in educational and community settings. 

This workshop is offered two additional times: Saturday, April 5 and Saturday April 19. Space is limited in each workshop so please register early to ensure your participation.

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Instructor: Clark Foerster, M.S.W.

Cost: $20, includes 3 CEUs or PDUs

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Core units: .5

If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student and would like to attend this workshop to meet your Core Program requirements, please register through WebAdvisor.

About the Instructor

Clark Foerster draws on wide experience in positions as diverse as minister, family therapist, planning commissioner, Big Brother, leader of a referendum to preserve agriculture land, house-builder, and concert piano technician.  For more than 10 years he has been studying and teaching the principles of Nonviolent Communication and Sociocracy as a student of Marshall Rosenberg and John Buck.  He has a B.A. from Pomona College with a special major in Peace and Conflict Studies, an M.Div. from Yale University, an M.S.W. from the University of Connecticut, and was awarded a post-graduate fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center.

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