Public Workshops

The 2020 Public Workshop Series bring the Elephant In Our Room methodologies to the public through monthly half-day workshops. The workshops will enable participants to gain an understanding of the techniques applied to transform workplace conflict. Each session will involve creative exercises, guest presentations, small and large group discussion, and theoretical resources. 

The workshops will be held on a Sunday afternoon each month from February 2020 at Siteworks in Brunswick. Participants are welcome to come for individual sessions or attend the workshop series. 

The 2020 Program

  How to Map


April 5, 2020

Without Google Maps, discover a simple mental mapping technique that could help provide a different lens to navigate complex conflict.


 How to Address the 'Elephant'

May 3, 2020

Have you been in situations when you couldn't and wouldn't talk about a real issue? Discover how to use metaphor to address 'the elephant in the room'.


How to Face Ethical Dilemma

September 27, 2020

Have you ever been in situations where everyone's right, no one's wrong? Join us to explore the Right vs Right dilemma.


How to Engage in Difficult 


October 25, 2020

Step out of the self into the Dialogue Theatre technique to engage in those difficult conversations.


How do we Call it Out

November 29, 2020

Develop responses to toxic and discriminatory cultures with strategies for ‘calling out’ and ‘calling in’.


How to Reframe Conflict

June 7, 2020

Language holds power. Learn the arts of reframing through practical techniques when engaging in difficult but important conversations.


How to Play with Power  

July 26, 2020

What power do we hold? And how do we play with power? Explore understandings of power relations through the instinctive nature of play.


How to imagine change

August 23, 2020

The arts allow us to imagine new realities. Discover how the Image Theatre technique provides creative means to exploring change.


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