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Peer Facilitation 101 Training - Please RSVP

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A workshop filled with four fully packed hours of all the elements of effective peer facilitation - led by BC's premier trainer in group dynamics - PEERNET BC.

Don't miss this once a year opportunity for the anyone on the Islands.

Participants will gain understanding on the roles and responsibilities of a facilitator as an essential component for creating successful peer-led groups. In this 4 hour workshop participants will use a peer support model to explore qualities and skills needed to effectively facilitate groups. We will also look into how these skills are valuable for all members of a peer-led group, creating safe spaces for all participants.

Workshop Topics:

Check –ins and Welcomes| Explore how the different icebreakers and energizers are useful to facilitation

Guidelines | Creating safe spaces and setting foundations for sharing and receiving (recap)

Principles of Peer Support | Understand the 3 principles of peer support and peer led groups

Power Dynamics | Explore activities that help relate to systemic, personal, and positional power dynamics

Staircase of Oppression | Understand systemic power dynamics and how these can play out in groups work

Guess Who?! | Participants in smaller groups explore multiple roles, skills, and characteristics of facilitators.

The Facilitator’s Tool Kit | Explore skills, exercises, tools and natural abilities in creating effective groups.

Stages of Group Development | Identify the facilitator's role at each stage of group development

Learning Styles | Integrate learning styles with stages of group development and session planning.

Facilitator’s Self-reflection | Participants self-reflect on the tools, roles, and responsibilities of facilitation.

Closing activities | Participants share their learning outcomes from workshop

Check outs | Participants plan how to implement newly learned skills into their lives Sponsored by: