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2015 SPRING TRAINING
Featuring Sharon Ellison
Sharon Strand Ellison, the author of Taking the War Out of Our Words, is a pioneer in the field of eliminating defensiveness. An international communication consultant and award-winning speaker, Sharon is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication.
She has been a Scholar in Residence at Saint John's University and was a nominee for the Leadership for a Changing World Award, sponsored by the Ford Foundation and the Advocacy Institute. She and her daughter, Ami Atkinson, produced the audiobook, Taking Power Struggle Out of Parenting, winner of a Benjamin Franklin Award.
hosted by Mediation Works
ho Dialogue and Resolution
Portland: Friday, May 15th, 2015
hosted by the Oregon Mediation Association
hosted by Central Oregon Mediation
This training is for mediators, attorneys, social workers, human resource professionals, arbitrators, therapists, school personnel, counselors, managers, and others who work with people, or want to learn how to manage and resolve conflicts.
Past Attendees at Sharon's Workshops Have Said:
"As a mediator and trainer of mediators, I consider Sharon Ellison's Powerful Non-Defensive Communication to be the ultimate language of conflict management. On a practical level, fluency in PNDC provides me with a variety of useful tools for mediation. In a large sense, PNDC provides a model of communication in which people with differences seek to understand one another in their full complexity, rather than engage in a simplistic power struggle. I highly recommend this training to anyone who wants to facilitate mediations that are not only successful, but actually transformative."
"It is definitely a new way of communicating...It makes people more accountable...I can start applying this information right away and it will be helpful in all aspects of my professional and personal life."
"Absolutely fascinating! Outstanding! Sharon took us to a totally new level of effectiveness in how we deal with conflicts at work and at home."
"The first thing that comes across when Sharon Ellison explains her truly revolutionary idea of shifting our mode of communication to a non-defensive style is her passion for the subject. it's a full-blown technique for highly leveraging our effectiveness in communicating with others... As a 40+ year veteran of the conflict-ridden field of community planning, I only wish I had learned Sharon's methods 40 years ago"
Details regarding registration, fees, times, and locations will follow soon!
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