Our next Associate webinar is an exciting and fascinating offering, a voice and perception often absent in the climate change discourse. Please tune in to hear Olive share her brilliant work, and if you can’t make it, you can listen to it online from our webinars page. (Please note this session was rescheduled after last week’s audio problems).
Watch Olive’s presentation here and she invites you to continue the discussion if you wish to contact her.
How can environmental practitioners deepen engagement practices to create long-lasting change within communities and organisations?
Emerging psycho-social research points to the powerful influence of emotional and often unconscious responses to today’s ecological realities.
Associate member Olive Dempsey shares findings from her research that outline:
1. A Framework on the Psychology of Environmental Leadership that identifies a set ofDefensive Practices, Emotional Complications and Core Needs at play among those we seek to engage in pro-environmental change.
2. A set of recommendations for holistic and emotionally Intelligent engagement programs that can be applied across multiple sectors to enhance programs and practices.