About the workshop
Location: 46 Wellington Road, South Granville (Itqan Institute)
Who Can Attend: boys ages 9 - 13 years
Workshop Overview: "Empowering Through Assertiveness - A Conflict Resolution Workshop"
In our "Empowering Through Assertiveness" workshop, we aim to equip students with the essential skills to assert themselves confidently in situations of bullying or when their boundaries are not respected. Being assertive is a crucial skill that fosters healthy communication, builds self-esteem, and creates a positive community environment.
Why Being Assertive Matters:
Being assertive is vital because it enables individuals to express their thoughts, feelings, and needs in a respectful manner. It empowers students to stand up for themselves, make informed decisions, and navigate conflicts effectively. Unlike passive or aggressive behaviour, assertiveness promotes healthy relationships, constructive problem-solving, and a sense of self-worth.
Understanding Natural Responses:
Children often exhibit either passive or aggressive behaviour naturally. Passive individuals may struggle to express themselves, while aggressive individuals may overpower others in an attempt to meet their needs. Being assertive, however, is a learned skill that strikes a balance between the two extremes.
In this workshop, the primary focus is on assertive communication as a key component of effective conflict resolution. We begin by defining conflicts and examining their impact on individuals and communities. Delving into Prophetic examples of Conflict Resolution, students will explore narratives from the Prophet's life, highlighting diverse conflict resolution styles. The workshop then shifts to communication styles, breaking down passive, aggressive, and assertive approaches, followed by an in-depth exploration of assertive communication principles with practical examples. Emphasising the significance of active listening, students will engage in interactive activities to enhance this crucial skill. There will be role-playing exercises which offer hands-on practice in assertive communication.
By the end of our workshop, students will not only understand the significance of assertive communication but will also possess practical skills to navigate conflicts respectfully.
We look forward to an engaging and empowering workshop experience for all participants.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Faz on 0452181107.
Register for the Workshop
Boys: Ages 9 - 13