Courses: Balancing Empathy & Assertion

Course Details:
You will practice strategies for achieving the mental and emotional clarity necessary to effectively use assertion and empathy. Through facilitated small-group exercises, you will have opportunities to practice finding - and keeping- the elusive balance between empathy and assertion. These are often described as the two foundations of collaborative conflict resolution, and finding the balance between them can be tricky. You will be able to recognize when conflicts are about to occur and skillfully selfmanage the interactions away from the conflict or move through it.

Course Code: CRES-1472
Department: Centre for Conflict Resolution
CRES-1100 or CRES-1101
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