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Group Facilitation Training

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You are invited to join the Conflict Management Center for Group Facilitation Training on Monday evening, November 14th from 5 pm to 8:30 in Maxwell 204. This session, led by Associate Professor of Public Administration, Tina Nabatchi, will highlight basic facilitation skills and is a prerequisite to participate in PARCC’s CNYSpeaks outreach program. A light dinner will be provided and registration is required (send an e-mail to The program is the next in the Conflict Management Center’s Fall 2011 Workshop Series and is designed to introduce students to basic group facilitation skills and to prepare participants to serve as facilitators for CNY Speaks, an outreach project of PARCC and Dr. Nabatchi. The first CNYSpeaks event, the Civil Discourse Forum with City of Syracuse and Onondaga County elected officials, is scheduled for Thursday December 1, 2011. This facilitation training session will provide you the tools necessary to successfully participate in this rewarding outreach program. Participants will receive a general introduction to group facilitation and Dr. Nabatchi will review the upcoming programs that are planned with the Greater Syracuse Community. This workshop and the subsequent CNYSpeaks meetings will provide you a great opportunity to learn and develop facilitation skills that will serve as a great foundation for working with diverse groups in both professional and community outreach settings. The general outline of topics to be covered is: • General Facilitation Theory • Basic Meeting Structure • Listening in a Group Setting • Group Management • Recording for Facilitated Meetings • Time Management • Priority Setting, and • Force Field Analysis We hope that you are able to join us for this exciting opportunity for skill-building and outreach. REMEMBER REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED @

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