Date(s) - 12/08/2019
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Spring Fall Studio
WORLDWORK FACILITATION TRAINING – 3 PART SERIES
With Lane Arye & Bill Say
Our polarized world needs facilitation. Worldwork, developed by Arnold Mindell, is an inclusive, transformative approach to collective conflict, diversity issues, and community building. Learn vital skills that will help you facilitate conflicts whether they are personal, work related, or connected to world and social issues. Bridge divides. Build community. Find your own personal power.
Each workshop in this 3 part series can be taken on its own. Together they provide a fuller, deeper, and more powerful learning experience.
This series is meant for facilitators, therapists, social change activists, organizational change consultants, people who work in organizations, and anyone who wants their relationships, friendships and community interactions to be smoother and deeper.
THE HEART OF WORLDWORK: DEEP DEMOCRACY
November 3, 2019; 10AM – 5:30PM
The heart of Worldwork is Deep Democracy: the idea that the interaction between all people, perspectives, experiences, and levels of awareness is essential for sustainable change. This workshop is an opportunity to learn concepts and hands-on skills that enhance conflict facilitation, relationships, groups, and community building. Through a mixture of theory, discussion, inner work, group process, and practical exercises you will…
See conflict and group dynamics through an innovative lens
Learn and practice powerful tools for transforming conflict
Practice inner work methods that enable you to sit in the fire of conflict
Co-create an environment that is a self-reflective vessel for learning
INNER DIVERSITY AND ROLE AWARENESS FOR CONFLICT FACILITATION
December 8, 2019; 10AM – 5:30PM
An important part of resolving conflicts on the outside is working on corresponding conflicts on the inside. Our inner diversity can both contribute to outer conflicts and be a key to resolving them. The structure of roles is another potent way to address many conflicts, inner or outer. Roles can be defined as positions, perspectives, or styles within a group, relationship, or individual. Many issues can be seen as a manifestation of the implicit or explicit interaction of roles. Successful facilitation and leadership depends to some degree on our ability to notice, welcome, hold, and facilitate a diversity of roles. This workshop is an opportunity to practice relationship and group facilitation utilizing role awareness and inner diversity. Through a mixture of theory, discussion, inner work, group process, and practical exercises you will…
Discover your own inner diversity
Learn to notice and unfold inner diversity in others
Identify your preferred roles and learn from the roles you avoid/conflict with
Recognize roles in outer and inner conflicts
Practice role switching to increase understanding and de-escalate polarization
MAINSTREAM AND MARGINAL: USING RANK AWARENESS IN CONFLICTS
February 9, 2020; 10AM – 5:30PM
The relationship between “mainstream” and “marginal” is common to most social systems. Some people, groups, and communication styles are welcome or centralized while others are ignored, excluded, or oppressed. These dynamics create or result in inequities and power differentials. They also are a main driver of conflict. One key way to address conflict is through an enhanced awareness of rank and privilege. Process Work has a differentiated analysis of rank that can be very helpful here. It is important for facilitators to recognize when rank is exacerbating a conflict. And if facilitators are not aware of their own rank and privilege complexities, they can become part of the problem. This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to facilitate this very challenging and important issue. Through a mixture of theory, discussion, inner work, group process, and practical exercises you will…
Learn an expanded model of rank
See how rank can exacerbate conflict or help resolve it
Become aware of your own rank and privilege
Discover what is helpful or unconstructive when facilitating a rank conflict
Connect with the mainstream and marginal parts of yourself for greater understanding
Practice helping mainstream and marginal relate together
COST: Cost for each workshop is $70 – $200, sliding scale based on your economic situation. If you need guidelines to help determine payment, below are some suggested payments based on income. This sliding scale and these suggestions are made from a desire to keep our work sustainable as well as accessible to a wide array of communities. Please don’t let these suggestions keep you from coming to the workshop and paying what is right for you.
o If your income is below $25,000 – You might pay $70
o If your income is $25,001 – $50,000 – You might pay $100
o If your income us $50,001 – $75,000 – You might pay $150
o If your income is over $75,000 – You might pay $200
· A couple of partial scholarship slots are available – please note this in your registration if you’d like to be considered.
Please email Bill and Lane: Bill@BillSay.com; Lane@ProcessWorkLane.com
Using PayPal to Bill@BillSay.com
(Please consider using “friends and family” option)
Send a check to:
1904 Virginia Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
PLEASE NOTE: Clicking “going” on this page does not mean you are registered.
Lane Arye, Ph.D. is a senior Process Work trainer who facilitates individuals, couples, organizations and communities worldwide. In the Balkans, he co-led a six-year UN funded project working with Serbs, Croats and Muslims after the war. In Oakland, he facilitated a tense conflict between then mayor Jerry Brown and an African American cultural arts center. A founding faculty member of the Process Work Institute in Portland, Oregon, Lane lives in the Bay Area with his wife and two kids, who grow his heart every day.
His email is lane@ProcessWorkLane.com
Bill Say, M.A., focuses on the intersection of diversity awareness, conflict resolution and community building. His work with organizations and community groups includes Alameda County Human Resources, Cities of Berkeley and Richmond, Highlander Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley School of Engineering, and UN refugee health organizations in the Middle East (UNRWA). He teaches at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and is a former faculty member of the UC Berkeley Extension School of Professional Communication. Bill is a Mindell Process Work Diplomate. His website is: www.billsay.com