Facilitator Training

"An empathic way of being can be learned from empathic persons. Perhaps the most important statement of all is that the ability to be accurately empathic is something which can be developed by training."   ― Carl Rogers

We are now  launching Empathy Circle Facilitator Training.
Sign up here to indicate your interest in taking part and see below.

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We are setting up a 4 week Empathy Circle Facilitator Training for Bridging Political and Social Divides. Sessions are two hours each. Learn how to host, produce and facilitate Empathy Circles to bridge the social and political divides.

Meetings:  Four Sessions, 2 hours each 
New Date/Times: To Be Determined. We will find times that work for the most people interested in being participants.
Location: Online Zoom Video Conferencing.

* Module 1  
Session 1Empathy CirclesWhat, Why, and How?
Session 2The SpeakerRole, Tips, and Experiences Related to Speaking
Session 3: The ListenerRole, Tips, and Experiences Related to Listening and Reflecting Back
Session 4:  The Facilitator: Role, Tips, and Experiences Related to Facilitating


Drop-In: Empathy Circle Facilitators Support Group 
To support the training and facilitation, we are holding a weekly Empathy Circle/Cafe Support Group for Facilitators. Create a supportive community of practice.


Steps to Become an Empathy Circle Facilitator.
 
1a. Read: HOW TO EMPATHY CIRCLE?
1b. See the Introduction to Empathy Circles Video (available soon)


2. Take Part in Empathy Circles as a Participant
    See the Schedule. Taking part is a good way to learn by experience.

3. Sign up for Training on Facebook Event
    Show your Interest in taking part and for updates.

4. Add Your Availability for Meetings.
    See and fill out Scheduling page.
    Indicate the days and time of the week you have available.

5. Join the 
Empathy Circle Facilitator Support Group

6. Practice Facilitating Empathy Circles.

7. Take Module 2: Going Deeper Empathy Circle Facilitator Training (pending)





* Module 1  
Session 1Empathy CirclesWhat, Why, and How?


Session 2The SpeakerRole, Tips, and Experiences Related to Speaking


Session 3: The ListenerRole, Tips, and Experiences Related to Listening and Reflecting Back


Session 4:  The Facilitator: Role, Tips, and Experiences Related to Facilitating