The content of the LPI Training Curriculum is reflected
in 6 modules:
Modules 1 and 2 provide the core conceptual frameworks
of Transformative Communication. Modules 3-6 explore these frameworks
within various contexts: individual, family, organization, and community.
Modules can be customized for specific training sessions. Sessions
can be tailored to reflect the needs and settings of the participants.
The training includes a presentation of frameworks and a facilitation
of knowledge-making among participants. Video clips and a light
show are integrated throughout the modules.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Transformative Communication occurs when recognition
and mutuality are fully present. It is a way of being in conversation
that truly honors and recognizes the dignity of another, facilitating
personal liberation and structural transformation.
This module offers an in depth understanding
of the LPI approach Transformative Communication. Participants are
invited into a new view of communication that includes the systemic.
Participants learn innovative concepts and practices for building
understanding and respect across inter-personal, cultural and socio-political
differences. These concepts and practices can be customized for
relationship building within diverse roles and settings, and for
creating action plans. This is a core conceptual framework reflected
throughout the other modules.
This module offers an in depth understanding of the LPI approach
Transformative Communication. Participants are invited into a new
view of change that is holistic. It offers concepts and practices
for change processes on personal, interpersonal and systemic levels
- facilitating insight that liberates, communication that generates
and action that transforms. The 7E's of Liberation is a viable framework
for experiencing and creating change within individuals, groups,
communities and organizations. These concepts and practices can
be customized for all change initiatives, including on a personal
level for one's own empowerment and emancipation journey. This is
a core conceptual framework reflected throughout the other modules.
This module examines the notion of self-love
and offers a practice framework that views self-care as a social
act. Participants will have the opportunity to view fitness, not
only for the benefit of oneself, but also in contribution to community
wellness. Personal and systemic scripts that may impact self-love
and prevent action needed to sustain a healthy and effective lifestyle
are explored. Tips to prevent burnout and to reduce stress are shared.
Holistic structures and strategies that can facilitate vitality,
actualize possibility and sustain hope are provided.
This module utilizes a practice framework that
facilitates insight into personal and cultural attunement, as well
as into systemic impact and transformation. Participants are guided
through an inquiry into scripts and strategies of families and its
members within various contexts. A strength-based approach is offered
and action plans for enhancing communication, reconciliation, and
resiliency are explored. This framework can be used directly with
families. It can also be used as an evaluative tool to examine effective
service delivery with families in diverse settings.
This module looks at creating an organization
that is fair and inspiring for all levels of management and staff.
Participants learn strategies to address barriers that prevent workplace
wellbeing and productivity. Team building and staff relations are
addressed. Agency policy and practices are reviewed and insight
into power relations and creating workplace wellness is offered.
An 8-step practice framework for addressing diversity and equity
in the workplace is provided.
This module focuses on building effective community
groups for change. Various components of community organizing and
activism are examined. Participants learn how to navigate group
dynamics and to see breakdowns as opportunities. Participants are
provided with a practice framework for effective planning and leadership
for sustainable outcomes. Issues of attracting members of marginalized
communities, sustainability, inclusion practices, and differences
among work and leadership styles, are addressed.
provide open workshops for the community
See upcoming events for specific dates and
On site sessions: provide customized
training to reflect the specific needs and strengths of your
Pre-conference meeting to determine session content and time
Individual and Group Coaching:
LPI coaching supports you in using LPI frameworks for your
practice and personal empowerment.
Consultation to agencies and organizations:
Consultation can also be used to implement and sustain training
sessions and to receive on going direction and support.
groups; and life skills development for youth and young adults
||Tutorials up to 3 participants
||Train the Trainer sessions
(including university educators) are available.