|by Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, RMT, CGP|
producing the interpersonal connection, expression of deeply-held values, examination of beliefs and creation of a supportive environment that the evidence shows promotes durable, long-range behavior change.
- Commitment to the creative possibilities of a role or position is a pathway that reveals subconscious structures and beliefs;
- Skills in listening, receptivity and focusing are subtle training to a more flexible, open mindset;
- Expressing ideas in imaginative, novel ways are engaging to the brain and enhance neural activity associated with learning and change;
- A positive emotional, supportive atmosphere that rewards effort and commitment to challenging experiences combined an earned sense of belonging;
Status Conflict: In this game 2 players are assigned role/relationship by the group (siblings, friends, co-workers) and improvise an ordinary, daily activity. The status of each player is established through the interaction. When one player makes a clear commitment to either higher or lower status, the other player responds by embracing the other status. The scene plays out until a natural point of ending or the actors come to a resolution of the conflict that develops.
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“Traditional Lecture or Experiential Learning:Changing Student Attitudes” by Karen E. Pugsley, MN, RN; and Laura H. Clayton, MSN, R in Journal of Nursing Education, November 2003, Vol. 42, No. 1 at
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