Thursday: 6 pm – 10 pm (The first night of training we experience an actual Cuddle Party event to see what it’s all about and get to know our fellow participants in a fun, relaxing environment.)
Days 2 – 4 we will deconstruct the Cuddle Party as a format to analyze specific elements of facilitation. This will include lots of opportunity to practice and hone your facilitation skills.
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm Primary themes. Setting the tone, Presence, Safety, Listening
Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm Primary themes. Listening, Responding to concerns, Self-care/ limits/ boundaries, Container building
Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm Primary themes. Expectations and intentions, Container building, Facilitating through changes, Self-care/ aftercare
Virtual Training is a series of 8 group video calls (1+ hrs each).
The calls are ongoing. You may join at any time.
- Wednesday 8 PM CDT – 1 hours (Please adjust for your local time zone.)
- Tuesday 3 PM CDT – 1 hours (Please adjust for your local time zone.)
- Alternative times may be possible. Upon enrollment, provide your request and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
The eight calls cover the following eight modules, not necessarily in this order:
About this course: How the course works. Creating your profile.
What is Facilitation? What facilitation is, what you are responsible and what you are not responsible for.
Creating a sense of safety: What safety is (and isn’t), why your participants need it and how to create a sense of safety
Self Care: About your own boundaries and limits, and what to do with your expectations and intentions
Facilitation in practice: Setting up your space, powerful openings, facilitating through challenges and obstacles, and effective closings
Integrity and accountability: What integrity is and how accountability works
Planning a workshop: Where to hold your events and how to promote them
We meet on ZOOM.
In the event of technical difficulties, we use the Dial in Conference Number: 1-712-432-0490 Access Code: 763187 #.
ZOOM is free if you have a high speed internet connection (not dial up).