Foundations of Facilitation

for Parenting Educators

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A complete training kit for presenters and trainers who lead facilitation-skill workshops for parenting educators

Skilled and passionate parenting educators attract parents and keep them coming back to parenting classes.

A workshop to help parenting educators improve their facilitation skills

The Ford Family Foundation now offers a training kit that increases the facilitation skills and tools of parenting educators who offer group-based parenting classes.This kit is designed for anyone who supports the ongoing professional development of parenting educators; it can be used with parenting educators with varying levels of experience.

Who is the training kit for? Presenters or trainers who lead facilitation-skill workshops for parenting educators

What is included? The three downloadable documents include:

    • Agendas for two days
    • Presenter's Guide
    • Participant's Workbook
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Videos
    • Handouts
    • Activities
    • Additional resources

Parenting programs have tested the Foundations of Facilitation training with parenting educators throughout Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., with positive results. The complete training kit is free for download. Please note the copyright information to guide appropriate use of the materials. 

Download Foundations of Facilitation for Parenting Educators:

Presenter’s Guide      

Participant Workbook     

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