Communication Courses

Winter 2020

Module A: How to Give Advice

Moses and the Art of Advice

Spring 2020

Module B: Listen Skillfully, Respond Empathically

Module C: Integrating the Skills

Module A: “How to Give Advice and Get Back Gratitude Not Attitude”

Based on Uzi’s upcoming book of the same title (available mid 2020)

Included in this module:

Session 1: Foundations of Skillful Communication:

Two Pillars of All Good Communication: Skills and the ‘Way of Being’
Affirming People’s Dignity and Avoiding Shame and Blame
When and How to Set Boundaries

Sessions 2-6: The Five Skills of the Art of Advice:

Listen First
Ask Permission or Have an Invitation
Offer without Insisting
Know and Honor Your Limitations
Make Sure It Fits

There will be time in each session for Questions and Answers

Details:

6 sessions, 70 mins/session
Total: 7 hours

Choose your course:

Evenings: 6 Wednesdays
Feb 26 to Apr 1
8:00 – 9:10 PM EST

Daytime: 6 Tuesdays
March 24, 31; April 21, 28; May 7, 14
1:00 – 2:10 PM EST

Partial scholarships and payment plans are available

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Free First Session

(“Foundations”)

Open to all with no obligation

 

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Moses and the Art of Advice

Based on Uzi’s book, “Moses and the Art of Advice” (published December 2019)

Description:

Bible study version of “How to Give Advice and Get Back Gratitude Not Attitude” (above). We will read the biblical account (Ex. 18:13-27) and use the verses as the base for discussion.

Features:

Shorter course

All five skills of the Art of Advice, but with less detail than Module A.

Discussion on spirituality: how the Skills and the ‘Way of Being’ of the Art of Advice express “Love your neighbor”, and how the biblical story of Jethro giving Moses advice reflects the key aspects of the spiritual life.

Details:

3 sessions, 60 mins/session
Total: 3 hours

Spring 2020

TBA

Free First Session

Open to all with no obligation

 

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Module B: Listening Skillfully, Responding Empathically

Five Kinds of Conversations and the Empathy Skills Appropriate for Each One

Included in this module:

Session 1: Foundations:

Two Pillars of All Good Communication: Skills and the ‘Way of Being’
The Art of Skillful Listening (part 1)

Sessions 2-6:

The Art of Skillful Listening (part 2)
Empathy and Sympathy: What They Are, and Why They Are Important
How to Respond when the Speaker is:

Seeking to be Heard
Seeking to Process
Grieving
Feeling Shame
Focused on Solutions

When to Interrupt or Set a Boundary, and How to do so Skillfully
Affirming People’s Dignity and Avoiding Shame and Blame

Details:

6 sessions, 70 mins/session
Total: 7 hours

Spring 2020

TBA

Partial scholarships and payment plans are available

Free First Session

Open to all with no obligation

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Module C: Integrating the Skills

Prerequisites: Module A and B

Description:

This course is about mastering the Skills and ‘Way of Being’ covered in the first two modules. Participants raise real-life situations, and practice applying the skills. The participants are coached in real time by the instructor.

Details:

6 sessions, 70 mins/session
Total: 7 hours

Dates: Spring 2020

TBA

Partial scholarships and payment plans are available

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