Shanti Sena Skills

This page is dedicated to podcasts, videos and writings from experienced Peace Team members (shanti sainiks) about the skills and topics they feel are the most important to share. If you would like to use this material, please cite the source and give credit to the peace team and person who describes the skill. Enjoy!

Thematic training: immigration

Shari Wander of MPT explains how to prepare for events centering around “immigration” confrontations. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. thematic training- immigration… read more

On the power of stories in trainings

Kim Redigan of MPT emphasizes the power of using stories in trainings.   [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. Using stories in trainings… read more

Wide range of activities in trainings to accommodate inner-development

Kim Redigan of MPT emphasizes the importance of activities that appeal to introverts as well as extroverts. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player.… read more

Getting high school students involved in peace teams

Kim Redigan, MPT member and high school teacher, discusses how peace team skills and trainings can have a positive influence on the education of young people. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file… read more

Bringing peace teams into the classroom

Kim Redigan of Meta Peace Team, also a high school teacher, describes how peace team material can be explored in a classroom setting. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add… read more

Peace teams, not peace marshaling

Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team emphasizes that peace teams are not peace marshalls: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. Peace teams not… read more

Discernment Circles

Katherine Wojtan of Minnesotta Peace Team describes using a “discernment circle” in a training: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. discernment circles Please… read more

On Consensus

Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team discusses the importance of consensus for peace teams work and trainings: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player.… read more