No. of Public CPD Points: 6.0
About the Programme
Language bridges the gap between humans. The ability to communicate meaningfully and to express complex concepts is considered to be a sign of higher order intellect. Yet, our acquisition and use of language is often intuitive and haphazard. At best, when successful, we are often unable to identify why the words or a particular language pattern had the effect we intended. At worst, we may end up installing in our listeners’ unhelpful presuppositions which have the opposite effect that we intend.
The field of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) has unpacked, inter alia, the language patterns of excellent communicators and isolated these patterns into a number of models that can be learnt, practiced and utilized purposefully. This will certainly be useful to lawyers who negotiate, mediate or represent clients in conflict resolution. Further, it can also be useful to lawyers in their professional and personal interactions.
This workshop will examine some aspects of these models; specifically, the Hierarchy of Ideas, the Meta Model and Using Presupposition in Language. Through a series of short presentations and skill building exercises, participants will, in this workshop, learn to:
As this webinar is conducted in the form of a workshop, the number of places is limited to 24 participants. Please note this virtual workshop involves active participation and you are required to enable your video and audio settings for participation. Do also note that you are expected to attend the full programme (e.g. both half-days).
Joel Lee – Professor (Faculty of Law) National University of Singapore; Chairman, Singapore International Mediation Institute
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