Date(s) - 23/07/2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Greek Club
BRISBANE – QUEENSLAND
HOSTING COMMUNITY WORKSHOP:
Hosting and facilitation require different skills to presenting and public speaking and a skillful facilitator draws on a variety of processes to promote discussion & reflection to encourage the exploration of a topic whilst a Host holds the energetic space for participants to explore their own challenges and issues.
Let’s start with Hosting each other and bring something for a shared lunch!
Learn how Participatory Leadership (Art of Hosting) is a powerful approach to community work that focuses on co-design, innovation and collaboration, which enhances approaches like ABCD. Explore how facilitating interactive workshops and group processes is good sense when bringing stakeholders together to create innovative solutions.
You will leave with practical tools & skills on how to:
- Increase confidence in hosting group processes
- Discover how to co-design with multiple practices and processes
- Explore group dynamics
- Discover how to get a diverse group of stakeholders around the table
- Move through dialogue to action
- Learn how to address complex challenges
Learn ways to encourage and empower local residents and citizens to sustain strengths based strategies and participatory practices through co-design, innovation & collaboration. Explore a snapshot of the following methodologies & practices:
Asset Based Community-led Development (ABCD), including:
- Needs versus Assets
- Asset Mapping; individual, community, organisational, stakeholder, system, ecology
- Community Co-Design
Art of Hosting, including;
- Circle Methodology
- 4-Fold Practice
- World Café
- Open Space Technology
- Divergent, Emergent & Convergent Thinking
- Theory U
- Appreciative Inquiry
Dee Brooks; Agitator, Transformer and Chief Hugger of the Jeder Institute
Through her down-to-earth style, Dee brings people together in dynamic ways to realise and engage the full potential of their networks and communities. Over 20 years, her work has inspired people at hundreds of events and workshops worldwide where she offers community engagement and development training and also provides professional co-design, facilitation and keynote addresses for conferences, forums and events.
Dee is an Intentional Nomad who has travelled and worked in over 20 countries. Based on two decades of grassroots work, Dee’s background is in youth work, community-based research and community-university outreach and she is a firm believer in the power of tapping into the collective wisdom of a community to strengthen and build on what’s already there.
Dee provides Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) & Art of Hosting training & facilitation for a range of communities, organisations and government departments and is a founding co-creator of The Unconference, a Flow Game Host and a DRUMBEAT Facilitator. Dee is a founding member and Facilitator of the ABCD Asia Pacific Network, a Faculty Member of the ABCD Institute, Chicago, IL, Director of Oceania for the International Association of Community Development and a Steward of the international ABCD in Action Network.