Classes and Workshops

The following courses and workshops are open to the general public unless otherwise stated. The Process Work Institute offers a variety of classes for the general public in addition to a Master of Arts degree in Process Work and a Master of Arts degree in Conflict Facilitation and Organizational Change. Please inquire at the Process Work Institute, (503) 223-8188 or, for more information.

Teens Rise Up: Summer Leadership Intensive
July 24-28th 2017
Process Work Institute, Portland, OR

This 5-day intensive workshop is for teens aged 14-18 who want to develop their leadership capacity, build new friendships, impact their communities, and have fun doing it!

Teens will engage in creative activities to increase personal power, find their unique gifts, build communication skills, strengthen relationship and facilitate conflict within themselves and in groups.

The course will gather a diverse group of young people with a variety of backgrounds and life experience. The diversity of the group will offer youth the opportunity to learn more about difference, explore the roots of conflict and to find their authentic voice and the courage to use it.


  • Find their authentic power, creativity and talent
  • Get along with differences and power dynamics
  • Feel comfortable with a wide range of diversity
  • Develop confidence
  • Deal with bullying and become an engaged bystander
  • Develop grit and fortitude through struggle and obstacle
  • Learn real-life conflict facilitation skills
  • Be the change they wish to see

Process Work Institute,
2049 NW Hoyt, Portland, Oregon
Dates and Times:
July 24-28, 2017, 10am-5pm

Evening event July 22nd for participants and their families. Please join us for this BBQ dinner and presentation to celebrate and share our work.

$345 early bird registration up until
April 17th, thereafter $395.
Delicious & nutritious lunches are included.
Scholarships available

The Process Work Institute

Phone: 503 223 8188
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View a short clip from last year’s program:


Workshops in Japan

  • Parenting from The Inside Out
    October 1, 2016
  • It’s All in the Family: Processwork with Families
    October 2, 2016
  • Worldwork Training
    October 8-10, 2016

For more information contact Hiroko at

Teens Rise Up

Teens Rise Up TRU is a cutting-edge program that empowers and educates young people to step into their leadership, engage in honest dialogue and co-create a more welcoming school community.

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