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Virtues Workshop for CESA 11 - August 2010 Slideshow

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  • 1. “I saw the
    angel in
    the
    stone ~
    and
    carved to
    set it
    free.”
    Michelangelo
  • 2. WELCOME
    “AWAKENING THE GIFTS WITHIN”
    An Introduction to The Virtues Project
  • 3. WATER
    DEMO
  • 4. “Idealists dare to have big dreams
    and then act as if they are possible...
    Idealism does not mean that you are
    an idle dreamer. Idle dreamers just
    WISH that things were better.
    Idealists do something to
    MAKE things better.“
    From the Family Virtues Guide
  • 5. WHO ARE THE PRESENTERS?
    Terry Rahn
    &
    Valerie Hess
    Master Facilitators of The Virtues Project
  • 6. What is The Virtues Project?
    A global grassroots initiative
    that is transforming the cultures in homes, schools, organizations and communities, through awakening virtues, the gifts of character.
  • 7. 4 Key Principles
    • The parent is the primary educator of the child.
    • 8. Children are born in potential.
    Their natural qualities can develop into positive or negative traits depending on how they are educated in the early years.
    • Character develops as children learn to make responsible, moral choices.
    • 9. Self-esteem is a natural outcome of living by virtues.
  • What are virtues?
    What’s good in us
    The gifts of our character
    The qualities of our spirit
    Our inner strengths
  • 10. Virtues: The Gifts of Character
    Reliability
    Respect
    Responsibility
    Self-discipline
    Service
    Tact
    Thankfulness
    Tolerance
    Trust
    Trustworthiness
    Truthfulness
    Understanding
    Unity
    Integrity
    Joyfulness
    Justice
    Kindness
    Love
    Loyalty
    Moderation
    Modesty
    Orderliness
    Patience
    Peacefulness
    Perseverance
    Purposefulness
    Assertiveness
    Caring
    Cleanliness
    Commitment
    Compassion
    Confidence
    Consideration
    Cooperation
    Courage
    Courtesy
    Creativity
    Detachment
    Determination
    Diligence
    Enthusiasm
    Excellence
    Flexibility
    Forgiveness
    Friendliness
    Generosity
    Gentleness
    Helpfulness
    Honesty
    Honor
    Humility
    Idealism
  • 11. Every Child Is Born In Potential
  • 12. Is it ever too late?
    NO!!
    It is never to late to begin applying these strategies and achieving amazing results!
    Nor is it every too early…
  • 13. Is this an add on curriculum?
    NO! This is not one more thing to add to your day. You infuse the strategies into what you are already doing.
  • 14. Will my kids or co-workers think this is dorky?
    Maybe
    Humor is one way that adults and kids become comfortable with the language.
    Hang in there!
  • 15. What are the goals for this workshop?
    TO AWAKEN YOUR VIRTUES
    TO INSPIRE YOU TO SEE VIRTUES IN OTHERS
    TO HAVE YOU PERSONALLY EXPERIENCE THE FIVE STRATEGIES OF THE VIRTUES PROJECT
  • 16. What are our expectations?
    Follow the directions for each exercise
    Finish activities within allotted time frame
    Follow the boundaries that we establish
  • 17. The A.R.T. Of Boundaries
    Assertiveness
    Do what is right for you
    Respect
    Be deeply present without
    advising
    interrupting
    rescuing
    criticizing
    teasing
    Trust
    Be worthy of trust. What we say here stays here.
  • 18. INTERACTIVE INTRODUCTION
    1. Pick one partner.
    2. Choose who will be partner 1.
    3. Partner 1 ask partner 2 all the questions, listening for their virtues.
    4. Partner 1 acknowledge partner 2 for virtues you saw and heard.
    VIRTUE + EXAMPLE = VIRTUES ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • 19. Did you remember to write the virtues you saw on each other’s gem tags?
  • 20. What did you
    appreciate about
    this activity?
  • 21. What do
    you hope
    to gain from
    this workshop?
  • 22. THE HISTORY
    1991
    Three people
    Response to school shooting and youth violence in the US
    Began as a parenting program
    Virtues the common thread
    Soon discovered universal application
  • 23. Dr. Dan PopovLinda Kavelin-PopovJohn Kavelin
  • 24. THE FIVE STRATEGIES
  • 25.
    • Speak the Language
    • 26. Recognize Teachable Moments
    • 27. Set Clear Boundaries
    • 28. Honor the Spirit
    • 29. Offer CompanioningTM
  • CONGRATULATIONS!!
    You have already
    practiced all five strategies!!
  • 30.
    • Speak the Language
    • 31. Recognize Teachable Moments
    • 32. Set Clear Boundaries
    • 33. Honor the Spirit
    • 34. Offer CompanioningTM
  • SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF VIRTUES
  • 35. Encourage Mastery
    Encourage Meaning
    Name a Virtue
  • 36. A Rainbow of Respect
    Create Visual Symbols
  • 37. When to Speak theLanguage of the Virtues
  • 38. ACTIVITIES
    Speaking The Language
    of Virtues (handout)
    Acknowledgement Card
  • 39. ACT With TactTM
    Make a virtues “positivity sandwich”
  • 40. RECOGNIZE
    TEACHABLE
    MOMENTS
  • 41. TEACHABLE MOMENTS ARE…
    The opportunities to shine light on virtues being practiced (acknowledge)
    The opportunities to bring attention to virtues needed in a given situation (guide)
    The opportunities to call one another back to our virtues when we fail to practice (correct)
  • 42. In Teachable Moments
    Stop Shaming
    Start Naming Virtues
  • 43. What Destroys Conscience?
  • What Builds Conscience?
    • Naming virtues
    • 50. Clear boundaries
    • 51. The opportunity for
    reparation
    • Acknowledging effort
  • DARKEST MOMENT/SHINING HOUR
    • Describe one of your darkest moments at work. What virtues were needed?
    • 52. Describe one of your shining hours at work. What virtues were involved?
    • 53. Give your partner a virtues acknowledgement.
  • ACTIVITY
    RENAME
    AND REFRAME
    ht side)
  • 54. SET CLEAR
    BOUNDARIES
  • 55. Boundaries Keep Us Safe
  • 56. Clear Boundaries are needed to stay on course.
  • 57. Clear boundaries are needed when we have a problem.
  • 58. Clear Boundaries are needed to create a safe and peaceful learning environment.
  • 59. Our boundaries are what we need to examine first, when we have a problem.
  • 60. Do our boundaries address the problem? If the answer is “no”
  • 61. SET A CLEAR BOUNDARY
    What virtues are needed?
    How do they need to be practiced? Be specific.
  • 62. Boundaries are found in …
    Vision statements
    Mission statements
    Staff policies
    Discipline policies
    Progress Reports
    Performance Evals
    Program rules
    Family rules
  • 63. Guidelines for Establishing Clear Boundaries
    1. Be Moderate
    2. Be Specific
    3. Be Positive - Virtues Based
    4. Have Specific, Relevant Consequences
    5. Make Consequences Educative
    6. Be Consistent
    7. Communicate Rules Clearly
    8. Be Sure Consequences are Understood
    9. Make Bottom Line Rules Non-Negotiable
    10. Make Expectations Clear
  • 64. Boundaries
    Courtesy
    Follow directions and treat each other as you would want to be treated.
    Respect
    Listen to each other, fully present, without interrupting, rescuing, advising, comparing or teasing.
    Trust
    Hold all personal information shared among us as private during and after this workshop.
    Assertiveness
    Participate in a way which is right for you. Share what you are comfortable sharing.
  • 65. WRITING A BOUNDARY
    Write a personal boundary for work
    and for home
    Remember, first identify the virtue that
    is needed
    Next, write down a specific example of how to practice it
  • 66. BOUNDARY QUESTIONS ACTIVITY
    In groups of three, take turns asking, one person at a time, all of the questions
    When each person has finished answering the questions, both listeners acknowledge virtues you see in the person who shared
  • 67. HONOR
    THE SPIRIT
  • 68. WHAT HONORS YOUR SPIRIT
    What brings you joy?
    What inspires you?
    Whatrenews your spirit?
    What gives you energy?
  • 69. What Re-creates You?
  • 70. Honor the Spirit
    Mastery
    Meaning
    Mystery
  • 71. Explore MysteryHonor Meaning
  • 72. The Virtues Pick
    1. Pick a partner. Decide who will share first.
    2. Share something about what’s up in your life at this time (good or bad).
    3. Read your virtue card aloud and share how it
    is speaking to you.
    4. Partner, companion in SILENCE with no
    cross talk.
    5. When first person finishes sharing, partner give VIRTUES ACKNOWLEGEMENT and write the virtues on their gem tag.
  • 73. Simple Steps for Spiritual Health
    Create a Routine of Reverence
    Take time every day for reflection.
    Enjoy Yourself
    Spend non-compulsory time alone
    and with people you enjoy.
    Make Time for Friendship
    For listening and companioning, for being together.
    Lead your life with Integrity
    Tell the truth. Do it now.
    Expose yourself to Beauty
    Be in nature.
    Spend time with the Arts.
  • 74. ACTIVITY
    WHAT BRINGS YOU JOY?
  • 75. Q & A
    Evaluations
  • 76. Strategic Planning With the Five Virtues Strategies
    1. Naming Virtues
    What are our core virtues, our strengths? What VIRTUES do we need to cultivate to move forward?
    2. What is the Teachable Moment
    For our organization?
    3. How clear are our Boundaries?
    What boundaries do we need to establish?
    4. How shall we honor the Spiritual Dimension?
    What rituals, rites of passage, ceremonies are needed?
    5. What are our true issues?
    What needs to be heard? How well do we companion one another?
  • 77. Personal Virtues Shield
  • 78. See Me Beautifulby Red Grammer
  • 79. VIRTUES VILLAGE
    Inspiring virtues in the home,
    school, workplace and community!
    For more information on products and services :
    www.virtuesvillagellc.com

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