Mindful Facilitation Training Part 2

This workshop is one of StirFry Seminars’ most popular follow-up trainings from Part 1 because participants get the chance to practice with an assortment of culturally sensitive role plays and filmed vignettes, as well as a myriad of confrontational scenarios that will hone advanced-level intervention and facilitation skill sets. Participants will also be making use … Read more

When a Discriminatory Incident Occurs

Often, discriminatory incidents and lawsuits emerge from environments where diversity issues are seldom discussed and where cultural differences are “celebrated” but not practiced or represented. During this workshop, we will explore how to create a culturally competent and sensitive community that is able to embrace and respond to diversity. Participants will: Understand how one’s personal and community history … Read more

Let’s Get Real: Unlearning Racism & Internalized Racism

There is so much that is unsaid in this country about race issues. In this retreat we will explore a variety of ways to have this dialogue on race and racism that will lead to a more intimate and honest conversation and relationship with each other. This retreat is about confronting some of the issues … Read more

The Intersection of Mindful Facilitation & Group Process

So many times, much of our education as therapists has lacked adequate training from a diversity perspective and lens. Partly because therapists have received ‘awareness training’ but almost no ‘practical skills training’ in dealing with diversity-related issues or confrontations when working with groups from diverse populations.   In this training we will demonstrate the myriad of ways … Read more

Conflict Facilitation Training

Many discussions around diversity issues are bound to have communication issues and potential for some form of conflict or misunderstanding. The Buddhists say that conflict is both an opportunity and a sign of danger. At StirFry Seminars, we call it a “dangerous opportunity”! In our experience, conflicts are often opportunities for growth and deeper understandings … Read more