"Betzavta" method

Online Course: “Conflict Resolution and Democracy”

The course will be taught via interactive workshops, employing the Adam Institute’s signature “Betzavta – the Adam Institute’s Facilitation Method“, taught by its creator, Dr. Uki Maroshek-Klarman. The award-winning “Betzavta” method is rooted in an empirical approach to civic education, interpersonal communication and conflict resolution.

Instytut Boyma 23.03.2021

Invitation to an Online Course (Feb-March 2021) on:

“Conflict Resolution and Democracy”

With Dr. Uki Maroshek-Klarman

 

Due to popular demand, the Adam Institute has opened its fourth course in Conflict Resolution and Democracy.

 

The course comprises six two-hour sessions in English that will be held on the following Tuesdays in April, May and June:

April 20th, 27th, May 4th, 11thJune 1st, June 8th

TIME: 18.30- 20.30 CET; 19.30-21.30 JERUSALEM time

 

Around the world, conflict resolution is a popular realm taught in many arenas. The aim can be to resolve conflicts that arise in various arenas: economic, state, political, and others. Traditionally, these methods are not taught as an integral part of democratic language and worldview.  Equality isn’t necessarily their goal or interest.  In contrast, the Adam Institute studies these very methods through the prism of the principles of democracy, such as equality and freedom.  Are democratic methods for decision-making suited to conflict resolution? Are majority-rule and coalitions effective ways to resolve conflict?

In this seminar, we’ll learn four methods of conflict resolution. We’ll examine how effective democratic tools for decision-making are at resolving conflict, such as compromises. We’ll discuss the essential differences between methods of resolving disputes based on equality versus methods that are not based on this principle. We’ll explore the difference between methods for conflict resolution based on gender equality, and those that are not committed to it and other relevant topics. Do they successfully resolve conflicts in accordance with democratic principles? Are these methods effective for conflict resolution?

The course will be taught via interactive workshops, employing the Adam Institute’s signature “Betzavta – the Adam Institute’s Facilitation Method“, taught by its creator, Dr. Uki Maroshek-Klarman. The award-winning “Betzavta” method is rooted in an empirical approach to civic education, interpersonal communication and conflict resolution.

Participants will have the opportunity to experientially examine their stances on key issues and central dilemmas that are part of conflict resolution. This educational approach allows experts in the field a new experience in clarifying the basic issues and principles in as they relate to democratic principles. The course has been adapted to facilitate vibrancy, excitement and emotional verve in the virtual classroom.

Participants will receive a certificate upon course completion. This certificate allows graduates of the “Betzavta” training to facilitate this course to other groups; for those who are new to our innovative method, this course provides a window into the subject matter and process and allows for joining our group facilitation courses taught around the world in various countries and languages, including English, Arabic, Hebrew, German and Polish.

 

Cost:

The cost range for a six-session package:

100 (minimum)/250/350/other (over 100) Euros or 125/310/430 US dollars

The pricing scale is intended to make this more affordable.

If you cannot pay the proposed course fee, please let us know what you can financially contribute. We don’t want monetary reasons to be a cause for exclusion. If you can pay a higher fee, we greatly appreciate that generosity.

Payment invoice will be sent after registration; please confirm to pay in full within 7 days upon receipt on invoice. Details on transferring payment will be sent along with the invoice. Upon payment, a digital receipt will be provided.

 

REGISTER TODAY

We kindly ask you to register in English (if possible) via this Google form link:

https://forms.gle/4Ae2W1TRhqVuskud7

If you prefer, you can email: Ruth Ebenstein, Director of Communications & Resource Development: info@adaminstitute.org.il and ruth@adaminstitute.org.il w/the following information:

• Your name, address and email
• Your experience in facilitating groups in general and any particular experience in
the “Betzavta” method (no prerequisite for course participation)
• The amount you can pay

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