Basic Facilitation Skills (Brooks 2017)
Date: May 16, 2017
Location: Medicine Hat College – Brooks Campus, 200 Horticulture Road E., Brooks, AB
Registration for this training is now closed.
Basic Facilitation Skills For Non-Profit & Government Organizations
Presenters: Community Development Officers from Alberta Culture and Tourism
Basic Facilitation Skills For Not-For-Profit & Government Organizations training workshop is hosted by Community Learning Network, partnered with professional facilitators from Community Development Unit, Alberta Culture and Tourism providing hands-on ‘learn while doing’ accessible instruction in the art of group facilitation. This is a practical, in-demand workshop that provides learning through instruction, discussion, small and large group work, practice and feedback.
Are you a member, a volunteer or a staff representative for a not-for-profit or government organization? Are you, in your role with your organization, needed to plan and lead facilitated group discussions? Would you like your organization’s group meetings and working sessions to be carried out in a more “facilitative way”? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, your organization needs to have someone skilled in the art and science of facilitation!
The 3-day workshop will include information in the following areas:
Key Concepts of Facilitation
What is facilitation?
Competencies of a Successful Facilitator
Process versus Content
Designing Facilitated Sessions
Methods and Processes
Tools and Techniques
Using Icebreakers and Energizers
Conducting Sessions & Understanding Groups
Flip Charting and other Recording Methods
Verbal and Non-verbal Communication
Facilitating Challenging Group Situations
Facilitation Practice and Feedback
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Small Group Facilitation Presentations
***PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is strictly for not-for-profit and government organization representatives and is not for individuals who provide or intend to provide fee for service facilitation, training, and/or consultation.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day with a 45-minute lunch break
Audience: Intended for CALP staff who facilitate programs and educational opportunities for groups/clients/customers/individuals in communities.
Materials Supplied: Each participant will be provided with a copy of “Facilitation at a Glance – Third Edition” Spiral Bound Booklet
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 2, 2017. A minimum of 16 participants is required to run this course.
Fees (includes materials, snacks and lunch)
CALP & Other Organizations: $175.00
Note: Pre-registration is required; space will not be reserved without payment. To register, please complete the online registration form and submit payment by credit card.
For more information, contact:
Emily Robinson LeclairRegional Support Staffsouth@calp.ca403-801-7278
Cancellations and Refund Policy:
Cancellations up to two weeks prior to the event are eligible for a full refund.
Cancellations later than two weeks prior to the event are eligible for a credit to be applied to another training opportunity coordinated by the Community Learning Network within the current fiscal period (July 1st to June 30th).