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Practical Facilitation

Practical Facilitation

A Toolkit of Techniques

Christine Hogan


This toolkit of facilitation techniques should provide readers with all they need to develop and hone their facilitation skills. Complete with case studies of the techniques in action Practical Facilitation covers traditional techniques and many new approaches such as the use of music, drama and storytelling.

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About the book

A facilitator helps groups of people to enable them to interact more effectively in a wide range of situations and occupations, including workplaces, organizational planning, leisure and health activities and community development. Facilitation is an emerging and exciting profession.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Consulting with clients;
    • Chapter - 02: Beginning a workshop: contracting, icebreakers and developing trust;
    • Chapter - 03: Basic facilitation toolkit;
    • Chapter - 04: Processes to involve all the senses;
    • Chapter - 05: Cross-cultural and diversity issues;
    • Chapter - 06: Difficult situations;
    • Chapter - 07: Creative and reflective processes;
    • Chapter - 08: Facilitating meetings;
    • Chapter - 09: Planning processes;
    • Chapter - 10: Facilitating creativity;
    • Chapter - 11: Problem solving and decision making;
    • Chapter - 12: Developing workable relationships;
    • Chapter - 13: Facilitating outdoor learning;
    • Chapter - 14: Facilitating distributed teams using technology;
    • Chapter - 15: Facilitating endings;
    • Chapter - 16: Evaluation;
    • Chapter - 17: Ongoing learning and maintenance

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749438272
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 28th February 2003
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 495 pages

About the Author

Dr Christine Hogan is a professional facilitator, educator and author. She is committed to helping people to learn how to facilitate and to enhance innovations in facilitation through reflective practice, networking and research.

Christine Hogan