Courses

Current courses - Open for enrolment:


Date: Feb 22, Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 12 & Mar 21, 2024 

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Facilitator: Camille Dumond

Level 2 only - $700 CAD + GST

Level 2 with Coaching (Four 1-hour individual coaching sessions, dates booked with facilitator after registration) - $1400 CAD + GST

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Dates:  Feb 21, Mar 6, March 20, Apr 3 & Apr 17, 2024

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Facilitator: Emily Clare

Level 2 - $700 CAD + GST

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Dates: Mar 4, Mar 18,  Mar 25, Apr 8  & Apr 15 2024

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Facilitator: Aslam Bulbulia 

Level 2 - $700 CAD + GST

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Dates: Apr 12, Apr 19, Apr 26, May 10 & May 24, 2024

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm PST

Facilitator: Tasha Kaur

Level 2 only - $700 CAD + GST

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Course Descriptions

Foundations for Conflict Engagement: Below the Surface (Level 1)

Our Foundations of Conflict Engagement is a 2-day course for managers and leaders who find themselves working with interpersonal, team and client dynamics. Based on the underpinnings of the Lewis Method of Deep Democracy, this specialized course covers the theory and practice of managing up, managing down and managing across within complex organizations. The Foundations training increases leaders’ capacity to succeed in turbulent times by offering practical tools for working with differences in a group and turning destructive conflict into creative tension. It is a highly experiential course and applicable to both experienced and emerging leaders

What you will learn in this Foundations course:


Learning to Fish: Application & Practice (Level 2)

Waterline Level 2 is open to those who have taken Level 1. It is designed to support integration of the theory and practice of Deep Democracy so that it becomes natural in your leadership. This peer-learning practice space develops your technique in leading groups and fosters the self-awareness and personal growth needed for mastery. Supervised group practice allows for small groups of peers to practice and learn with an experienced Waterline Teacher. A safe and supported practice environment is created to hone your skills with coaching, teaching, and action learning. 

The program consists of:

It is recommended that you take this training alongside individual coaching to help develop your metaskills and self-awareness

Learning to Fish: Application & Practice (Level 2) with Coaching

Waterline Level 2 is open to those who have taken level 1. It is designed to support integration of the theory and practice of Deep Democracy so that it becomes natural in your leadership. This peer-learning practice space develops your technique in leading groups and fosters the self-awareness and personal growth needed for mastery. Supervised group practice allows for small groups of peers to practice and learn with an experienced Waterline Teacher. A safe and supported practice environment is created to hone your skills with coaching, teaching, and action learning. 

It is recommended that you take this training alongside individual coaching to help develop your metaskills and self-awareness.

Your metaskills and self-awareness are crucial for supporting team transformation, and your proficiency with the method can be accelerated through Individual Coaching. The DD coaching method offers personalized reflection and guidance on using the method effectively. It also enhances your awareness of personal triggers and embodied patterns, facilitating learning and enabling you to overcome obstacles more quickly. As a result, your capacity for growth and development will expand rapidly.

The program consists of:

Holding Polarities Well (Level 3)

Level 3 is a 2.5 day course for managers and leaders who have completed Levels 1 and 2 and want to go further with the methodology and work with more emotional conflict situations. Based on the underpinnings of the Deep Democracy, this specialized course covers the theory and practice of conflict resolution. Including the tool of amplification, designed to bring out the deeper issues more quickly and safely, can lead to greater understanding, insight and collaboration.

Coaching

Using the approaches of Process Work, Lewis Deep Democracy and Somatic Healing, our facilitators will work with you on an individual basis to grow self awareness and navigate the complexity and conflict in your life. This work will help you uncover your deeper knowing about your life and work and give you tools to use ongoing as you meet with stuck places along the way.

 

Waterline guides will coach you one-on-one to grow self-awareness and navigate the complexity and conflict in your life. This work will help you uncover your deeper knowing about your life and work and give you tools to use ongoing as you meet with stuck places along the way.