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!

on scribing during the training

Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team discusses the value of scribing during training sessions: [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. Scribing Please use… read more

“Light and lively”

Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team discusses the role of the “light and lively” in a training and gives some examples of her favorite ones: [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”… read more

Building Affinity Teams

Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team discusses affinity teams and gives some suggestions for including affinity team building in peace team 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… read more

Creating “community norms” in training

In this podcast Shari Wander from Meta Peace Team discusses the importance of beginning trainings with a shared agreements about “community norms” and makes some suggestions for how to co-create these in the training group: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If… read more

Debrief! Debrief!

In this podcast Shari Wander of Meta Peace Team discusses the importance of ‘the debrief’ as a peace team practice and shares ways of bringing debriefs into peace team 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… read more

“I” Messages & exercise for training

In this podcast, Mary Hanna of Meta Peace Teams describes the importance of using “I” messages for conflict de-escalation. [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… read more

Mock Peace Team Practice and Goal

Mary Hanna of Meta Peace Team describes the importance of “mock peace team” exercises in trainings, with an example of an exercise: [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… read more

CLARA skill set

Mary Hannah from Meta Peace Team reviews the skills of CLARA for peace teams and gives a suggestion for exploring CLARA 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… read more