Oakland, USA, Creative Facilitation 2, Nov 1-2

When: Sat & Sun Nov 1-2, 2014
Where: Oakland, CA, USA


Calling all Bay Area Change-Makers!

This training is complimented by Creative Facilitation Level 1 (CF1). 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.

In this 2-day experiential professional development workshop you will increase your skill as a facilitator using arts-based methods to develop high performance learning communities that support creativity and social and emotional learning.You will gain tools that will strengthen your presentation and facilitation skills. You will learn how to guide groups effectively and with confidence. You will discover how to help a group come alive, develop a high level of participation, and how to create an atmosphere where participants take creative risks and speak from the heart. This workshop offers best practices based on years of experience developing and leading highly successful creative programs for multicultural groups of youth and adults. More information on Creative Facilitation 2

Join us and Learn:

  • How to relate and respond to challenging participants
  • Effective communication techniques
  • How to create a safe space for honest and creative expression
  • How to present yourself comfortably, clearly and confidently to a group
  • How to design and deliver effective lessons, workshops and meetings

“One of the best facilitation trainings I have been to, packed with useful techniques.”
Janet Crawford, CEO of Cascadance in Mill Valley, CA

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Date: Sat & Sun November 1-2, 2014
Time: Saturday 12pm – 7pm & Sunday 9am-6pm (2 full days)
Venue: Destiny Arts Center, 970 Grace Avenue, Oakland, CA 94680
Cost for Level 2: Full rate: $300, Freelance/non-profit: $250, Early bird (before October 17th): $200.
Please note that Creative Facilitation 1 is a recommended per-requisite for this course.


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“I was amazed by the large amount of skills that I gained from every single activity. It made me appreciate arts-based tools in a whole new way.”
CF1 Training alumni, Seattle


Lead Trainer

Peggy Taylor, M Ed, is co-founder and Director of Training for PYE and co-founder of Power of Hope. She is a writer, musician and creative development specialist who has designed and facilitated programs and conferences ranging from 10 to 3,000 participants. Over the past 16 years she has trained several thousand people in ways to use the arts and empowerment practices as facilitation tools. She is co-author of Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life, which has sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide.




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What People Say About US

“The training has transformed the community building efforts with youth in our programs.”
Ashoka Youth Venture

“I feel that CF I & II have really been the catalyst for me: an experience of deeper engagement with life and those around me. Almost daily, I find myself engaging with any one of the countless practical tools the CF I & II have given me.” Robin E. Conolly, CF Alumni

“Creative Facilitation is a fun, engaging and reflective learning experience – it is the most useful professional development experience that I have ever had.” Michele Chai, Planned Parenthood


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