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The Art of Effective Communication

The LARA Method: Worksheet and Activity

One strategy for practicing communication is to listen and learn, and then to respond. It’s not about agreeing, but about understanding. When the person feels heard, they might hear you more fully, and dialogue is more possible. Listen, Affirm, Respond, Add (LARA) is a method that is based on dialogue before responding. This worksheet details the method and some activities to get you started!

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