The Alternatives to Violence Project Basic Workshop teaches interpersonal conflict resolution skills through a series of step-by-step processes. These experiences in small groups and one-to-one interactions build a sense of community and trust through exercises focusing on:
Affirmation — Building self esteem and trust.
Communication — Improving listening skills and assertive methods of expression.
Cooperation — Developing cooperative attitudes that avoid competitive conflicts.
Creative Conflict Resolution — Getting in touch with one’s inner Transforming Power to resolve violence.