November 13, 2013

Agenda: Communications Workshop on Dec 6, 7, 8 in Pune

If you want to sign up, email: pune.stammer@gmail.com

Day 1 (6th Dec)

9.30 -11.30 am:
Intro Marathon (a warm up exercise to be conducted by Sachin);
Sharing of ground rules and discussion about logistics (Sachin, Vivek, Virendra);
Choose practice partner / make 3-4 sub-groups
Discussion on expectations – what to expect and what to plan over long term (Sachin)
Follow up support (How can we help each other after workshop? Brief discussion- Sachin);

11.30- 1 pm: Introduction to and small group practice of Eye contact, Cancellation and Stretching (prolongation) techniques: Sachin will demonstrate in the big group; then it will be practiced intensively in sub-groups supervised by Vivek, Dhruv, Virendra and Sachin.
1-2 pm: Lunch

2-3 pm: Introduction to and small group practice of Bouncing and Pausing techniques (Sachin will demonstrate in the big group; then it will be practiced intensively in sub-groups supervised by Vivek, Dhruv, Virendra and Sachin)

3-5 pm: Mutual Stammering Interviews using learned techniques; (Sachin will bring the questionnaire)

5-6 pm: Voluntary stuttering round; Feedback and dispersal.

Evening: If the group is willing to stay late- we can have a group meditation session lasting about an hour (6.30-7.30 pm)
Day 2 (7th Dec)

9.30 am -11 am: Recap by 1-2 participants (what do they remember of the previous day? Why? What was most useful? Etc)
Voluntary stuttering: Intro and practice.
Block corrections (pre, in, post)- discussion & group practice; Tea

11.30 – 1 pm: Mini presentations (3-4 minutes)
2-3 pm : “Phone a Friend” exercise in dyads (two), mutual video recording while phoning - and quick review/ analysis on laptop- in four small groups. (Vivek, Virendra, DG bring laptop & camera)

3-4 pm: Role of EFT, Vipassana, Brahma Vidya, AOL, Toastmaster etc. Mini-presentations from participants who may have had personal experiences of these. How do these help? Whom? To what extent?

4-6 pm: Mini role plays on self assertion in 3 small groups supervised by Virendra, Dhruv, Vivek; Feedback and dispersal by 6.30 pm. If participants willing to stay late: one hour guided meditation.
Day 3 (8th dec)
9.30-11.30 am: Recap by 1-2 participants, of the previous day.
Discussion on AHJ- how to use it.
Role of humor in recovery- share a joke round.
Role of writing in recovery- personal diary, private blog, public blog?. Tea
11.30 am – 1 pm : Recap of basic techniques by participants. Post workshop plans (Individual as well as group- phone each other once a week? Meet regularly in the SHG? Visit a school as a group once a month? Start a group podcast every fortnight?)

2-3 pm: open session for Q&A; exchange contact list, ID etc.


4-6 pm: In the market, Voluntary stammering with strangers. Followed by a treat!

3 comments:

vishal gupta said...

awesome !!!! nice work Dhruv & Virendra sir very soon TISA will become big Association.

Amol Karale said...

Thanks sir for posting this

Mits said...

This is really good beginning....lets all of us make full benefit from this workshop