Intro to Constructive Criticism with Kathleen Conway

The Centre for Spirituality at Work invites you to:
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008.  Earlybird fee: by Mon. Feb. 18
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
At the Toronto Grace, near Yonge & Bloor, Toronto
Be introduced to a simple yet profound process for preventing or peacefully
resolving differences by deeply connecting with another person`s feelings
and needs as well as with your own.  Learn how you can increase goodwill andcooperation among team-members and with others; resolve differences with
your co-workers and accommodate different viewpoints; break patterns of
thinking that lead to anger, depression and stress; nurture and build family
Constructive Communication, which is also known as
Compassionate Nonviolent Communication, is based on the work of Marshall
Rosenberg, Ph.D., the internationally renowned and respected founder of the
Center for Nonviolent Communication.
KATHLEEN CONWAY, MA ( is a facilitator and writer who specializes in communications skills.   She is a trainer
candidate with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (, and has studied the work of Dr. Marshall Rosenberg for eight years.  Kathleen is
certified as a coach & facilitator by the Center for Creative Leadership and
leads lively, interactive and practical workshops throughout Canada and the
U.S. Her current clients include VISA Canada, Indigo Books and Music, TSX
Group, and federal and provincial government ministries and agencies. You
can reach Kathleen at
REGISTRATION: Program fee of $100 received by Mon. Feb. 18 or $115
following. ($75 or $90 for Blue Card holders from our partner, the
University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto).  $20
non-refundable materials fee also payable on registration. For
cancellations, a $25 admin fee is withheld if notification is received by
the earlybird date, or you may substitute another person for no additional
fee up until the program begins. To register, mail a cheque payable to:
Centre for Spirituality at Work, Box 100,162 Spruce St., Toronto M5A 2J5. Or
register and pay for this event securely and confidentially by credit card at>  through
PayPal (having a PayPal account is no longer necessary).
LOCATION: Our partner, the Toronto Grace Hospital workplace, 650 Church St.
at the S/W corner of Bloor St.  Just a few minutes walk from the Yonge-Bloor
TTC station.  Metered parking is on Church and Hayden Streets, and a paid
lot at the Grace.  The main entrance is on the north side, we gather in the
2nd floor chapel.
CAR-POOLING: If you are coming from outside Toronto and can give a ride or
need a ride, please contact Rita Reid-Smith at  She will connect possible car-poolers so
that hopefully everyone who wants to attend is able to.  We suggest that
each passenger contribute $5.00 each way to the driver.
Bring your brochures & flyers for the networking table.
And at you will find information on many more programs.


Toronto Grace
Yonge and Bloor
Toronto, ON
43° 40' 12.8388" N, 79° 23' 12.318" W
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.