Workshop 11: Keeping Distress Productive

Workshop 11: Keeping Distress Productive
Workshop 11: Keeping Distress Productive

In This Section

  • Solutions are achieved when "the people with the problem" go through a process together to become "the people with the solution." — Ronald...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 2 Activity 1: Individual and Community Polarities 15 Activity 2: Story — The Fowler and the...
  • Before facilitating a workshop that deals with conflict and difficult behavior, take time to reflect or journal about some of your own...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags and materials to make name tags Music and player Preparation for Activity Play music to create a welcoming...
  • Preparation for Activity Set the chalice on the worship table. Description of Activity Gather the group. Ask a participant to light the...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, The Polarities of Community Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all...
  • Materials for Activity Story, The Fowler and the Quail Preparation for Activity Arrange for a participant to read the story. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Handout 2, Responses to Difficult Behavior Pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Copy...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Handout 3, Giving the Work Back Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 3 for all...
  • Materials for Activity Sheets of poster board, one for every two or three participants Colored markers to share Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, or newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Looking at each activity in this workshop, what worked as well as or better than you had anticipated? What did not work as well as you...
  • Description of Activity Look for congruence of adaptive leadership strategies with our Unitarian Universalist Principles and Sources . As...
  • Materials for Activity Self-hardening clay for all participants Material to protect tables Water in containers to share Preparation for...
  • Solutions are achieved when "the people with the problem" go through a process together to become "the people with the solution." — Ronald...
  • This is a Jataka Tale, one of many folk tales from India concerning previous lives of the Buddha, known as Bodhisattva. This version is...
  • The Polarities of Community *Maintain Self < -----------------------------> Connect to Others *Allow Freedom...
  • "Hardball" Responses This is the "fight" mode of response to abusive, irrational, hostile, adversarial or distorted behavior. It includes...
  • Ronald Heifetz notes that an essential strategy of adaptive leadership is to "give the work back to people, but at a rate they can stand."...

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