Circles of Peace, Level 1*
February 1, Friday, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Join us for a transformational experience as you learn about how circles
of peace have been used for centuries to resolve conflicts. In this beginning
program which is a pre-requisite for Level 2, you will learn the basic hows
and whys of the circle method.
Fee per person: $20.
Circles of Peace, Level 2*
February 2, Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm and February 3, Sunday, 9 am - 4 pm
Circles have been used for centuries by indigenous peoples to build community, resolve conflict, and promote respectful dialogue among people with differing points of view. More recently, circles have been used in business, human services, the legal system and education.
Level 1 demonstrates the basic how and why of the circle method and is a prerequisite for Level 2 training. Level 2 will teach how to choose
and convene the appropriate circle method for the group and facilitation skills specific to the circles process.
Fee per person: $125, includes lunch both days.
Full and partial scholarships available.
*This program is part of the “Nonviolence Leadership Certificate Program in the Way of St. Francis” at the Casa. You do not have to be a part of the Certificate Program to register for this class. It is open to everyone interested in learning more about nonviolence skills.
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Catherine Tornbom is a mediator and organization consultant with over 30 years of experience. She is currently on staff at Our Family Services, a social service agency in Tucson, as the Community Mediation Coordinator. She teaches basic and advanced courses in Circles, Mediation, Elder Mediation, and team leadership and effectiveness. She is completing her doctoral dissertation in organization development.