Advanced Group Facilitation
With Julian Griggs and Michelle LeBaron
June 5 - 9, 2019
Learn how to unleash the full potential of groups and teams in this advanced training, led by two of BC’s most seasoned facilitation and conflict engagement practitioners.
Designed for team leaders, program managers, established facilitators or other collaboration practitioners, this program offers practical ways to engage effectively across cultural differences and to move past impasse using creative methods. With a dynamic mix of case studies, real-life examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will experience a host of new tools and models for enabling groups to function at their very best.
Participants will receive support and coaching to strengthen their competencies and learn ways to effectively apply them to their own projects and initiatives. Facilitation experience or previous attendance at related training programs is required.
Julian Griggs is one of the Founding Principals of the Dovetail Consulting Group based in Vancouver, BC and has more than 25 years’ experience as a facilitator, trainer and management consultant. Julian has worked with conservation groups, First Nations, the philanthropic sector, all levels of government, industry and communities in Canada, in the western US and in southern Africa. Over the last two decades, Julian has also been providing adult training in group facilitation, leadership and conflict resolution. He has also designed and facilitated numerous multi-party collaborations in recent years, providing behind-the-scenes facilitation and strategic support for high profile initiatives…
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Michelle LeBaron is a conflict transformation scholar/practitioner whose work is animated by creativity, culture and interdisciplinarity. A tenured professor of law, she has done seminal work in many types of conflict engagement including intercultural, international, family, organizational and commercial. Michelle’s current research focuses on dialogic approaches to political and religious conflict, and on how creative approaches help shift intractable conflicts. She is also collaborating with scholars from the global south on issues of transitional justice, symbolic reparations and commemorations of collective traumas. Michelle has been a fellow at the Trinity College Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute in…
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