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Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.
Level: Advanced Practice – Lineworker, Supervisor, Manager
Intended Audience: Brief description of who this course is intended for staff who wish to develop skills in facilitating meetings and focus groups
Description of Course: The course will cover the basics of facilitation skills through lecture and experiential exercises. Content includes working with challenging participants, setting up rules for brainstorming sessions and focus group meetings, and skills needed for effective facilitation.
Identify the role of the facilitator in task focused meetings
Identify at least three values associated with the art of facilitation
Recognize two processes in facilitating a brainstorming session
Identify at least 3 interventions in working with challenging participants during a facilitated discussion
Demonstrate 2 processes in facilitating a brainstorming session
Demonstrate preparing an agenda for a facilitated brainstorming session
Develop a list of interventions for working with challenging participants
Value a strength- based and solution-focused approach in facilitating a brainstorming session
The role of the facilitator
Skills needed for effective facilitation
Setting up meetings and focus groups for the maximum amount of safety
Working with and interventions for challenging participants
Setting up brainstorming sessions
Tools needs for facilitating meetings
Engaging in a strength based and solution focused facilitation