WHY THIS WORKSHOP?
People's movements from Philadelphia to the Phnom Penh are using community action in dramatic ways, but are too often cut off from each other and forced to reinvent the wheel on their own. The need is growing for people -- trainers -- who can pass along the lessons learned.
[Note: We also offer variations of the TSAT, such as the "How to facilitate strategizing" which emphasizes tools that assist groups to strategize more effectively.]
AS A PARTICIPANT, YOU WILL...
- Enhance your ability to facilitate groups
- Stay up to date on a rapidly growing field
- Get the stimulation of fresh approaches, increased options, and a chance to refine your skills
- Receive personal guidance from experienced trainers, with the number of participants kept low to allow for more individual attention
- Take risks and try new approaches in a safe and supportive environment, and review your progress using video feedback
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP?
Experienced and less-experienced facilitators, consultants and trainers... Activists wanting to use training more effectively in their work... Teachers, community leaders, pastors, consultants and others who want more experiential tools
- To enhance workshop facilitation and design skills
- To increase the training tools you can use effectively
- To gain greater awareness of yourself as facilitator
- To meet and receive support from other trainers and learn about new developments in the field
The workshop begins with dinner and registration at 6 p.m. Friday and runs until 6 p.m. Sunday. The workshop is designed as an experiential package and requires full participation; partial attendance is not allowed and this workshop does include evening sessions. Building skills as a trainer raises important issues and emotions may surface during the workshop.
If taken separately, this workshop costs $149 US-$298 US*, sliding scale based on income. The fee includes over 23 hours of training, meals during workshop hours, and simple lodging for people who request it.
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