Effective Approaches for Working with Groups
March 2 – 4, 2012
Friday through Sunday (2 nights)
based on accommodations choice
This in-depth workshop on approaches to using experiential education is designed for teachers, facilitators, consultants, activists, pastors, community leaders, clerks – anyone wanting to work more effectively with groups. Gain awareness of yourself as a facilitator, improve your skills, and gain dozens of new tools. You will meet and receive support from other group leaders and facilitators and have a chance to experiment with how to apply what you’re learning to your own context. As a participant, you will: Enhance your ability and confidence to facilitate groups; Gain ideas for how to design agendas for successful workshops, meetings, or other group settings; Get the stimulation of fresh approaches, increased options, and a chance to refine your skills; Receive personal guidance from experienced trainers; Take risks and try new approaches in a safe and supportive environment.
$380/private room; $300/shared room; $220/commuter.
Limit of 20
Nico Amador is the director of Training for Change and has over ten years of experience training youth and adults in skills for nonviolent social change. He has led workshops for Just Communities and the Fellowship of Reconciliation and has worked as a grassroots organizing trainer with the United States Student Association. In his time with Training for Change he has led workshops for groups working on environmental, women’s rights, anti-war, economic justice, independent media, and queer rights issues in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Celia Kutz, training associate at Training for Change, has led trainings on diversity, organizational development, facilitation, and campaign strategy for a wide range of groups. Her work emphasizes experiential, participator-led learning that utilizes audio, visual, emotional, and kinesthetic learning channels. Based in Minneapolis (MN), she lives in community raising chickens, growing food, and working to build diverse, accountable relationships
For more information please visit the website.