Creative Facilitation Training Series (Canada)

Creative Facilitation 1 – Vancouver, BC 
When: March 10-11, 2018 (9am – 5pm, both days)
Where: Broadway Youth Resource Centre, 2455 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC
Trainer:  Khari Wendell McClelland and Sarah Downey

Creative Facilitation 2 – Vancouver, BC 
When: April 20-21, 2018 (9am – 5pm, both days)
Where: Broadway Youth Resource Centre, 2455 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC
Trainer:  Khari Wendell McClelland and Mutya Macatumpag

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Harness the incredible power of creativity to transform your programs, classroom, or workplace. In our Creative Facilitation Training series, you’ll gain potent but practical skills and strategies for unlocking potential and purpose in youth, or groups of adults. This is big!

Research shows that when you open the gates of creativity, you allow motivation, collaboration, and achievement to take flight. Learn to create an empowering space in which transformative learning experiences can take place. Equipped with arts-infused practices and principles of group dynamics, you can be the spark that ignites potential in those around you. PYE will show you how. Prepare to be amazed by what you can do.

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“This is the best professional development course I’ve ever taken.”
Peter Gindl, Centre for Excellence in Mental health

“This program is useful for anyone regardless of whether they facilitate a youth group or not. This is important, significant and truly transformative work you are doing. I am grateful that I was able to experience this.”
CF 1 Participant, Ottawa, 2014

“We need to do a better job of engaging future generations. PYE is leading a movement to activate the creative potential of young people from all sectors of society to build an inclusive, healthy world.”
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, PYE Advisory Board Member

Join us and Learn:

  • Ways to build trust and respect in a group
  • Ways to open space for dialogue about issues that matter to your participants
  • Meaningful arts-based group activities in an easy-to adapt experiential model
  • Ways to create the conditions for a transformative experience
  • Strategies to ignite your own creativity and find new joy and energy in your work

The Creative Facilitation 1 training is complemented by Creative Facilitation 2. While Creative Facilitation 1 introduces models and techniques for bringing the arts into your work, Creative Facilitation 2 is all about you as a facilitator.

Trainers:

 Khari McClelland  

Khari Wendell McClelland is a facilitator, performer, and songwriter. He was born and raised in Detroit, he made his way to Canada over a decade ago and is currently based in Vancouver, BC. There, he quickly began his journey learning from and working with internationally renowned facilitators and artists. His passion for being of service to communities is clear, both in his musical life and in his facilitation work. Khari balances his time each year performing and working with communities as a facilitator. He has worked throughout Canada and internationally in Australia, The United States, The United Kingdom, Jamaica and Uganda.

 Sarah Downey  

Co-facilitating CF1 is Sarah Downey who is dedicated to creating comfortable group spaces where self expression and creativity can blossom. With a lifelong background in visual art, music, drama, dance and creative writing, she brings a down-to-earth practical slant on incorporating the arts into everyday life and teaching. In her personal coaching business, she offers organizational strategies for creatives types. Sarah has been facilitating groups for 20 years and is currently the Executive Director of Power of Hope Canada.

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Co-facilitating CF2 is Mutya Macatumpag who is an interdisciplinary artist who interweaves music, movement, theatre and visual arts within her professional practice as a creator, performer, facilitator and event producer. She is enlivened by opportunities to explore authentic exchange, leadership, social justice, and people empowerment. Mutya has worked with a variety of intergenerational, intercultural and youth focused organizations across BC, Quebec and the US and hopes to continue on this path of collaborating, teaching, studying and performing on an International scale.’


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Cost:

Training fees are on a sliding scale. We operate on the honor system and allow participants to select the rate that works best for their situation. Please contact Helena at helena@pyeglobal.org if you have questions or need further support.

$300: full rate (actual cost of the training)
$225: 25% scholarship
$150: NonProfit Group Discount (3 or more from the same organization)

 

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