Start date: Aug 1, 2016,
End date: Mar 31, 2017
“Holistic Facilitation” is a training course aiming at development of trainers’, youth workers’ emotional competence as well as their facilitation skills when working with Young people with fewer opportunities.Specific Objectives: 1) To facilitate a space for sharing experiences and best practices among participants regarding their challenges and training needs when working with youth with fewer opportunities.2) To develop participants’ knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding emotional management, assertiveness, empathic communication and helping relationship, elements that are part of the so-called emotional competence.3) To promote participants’ self-awareness about their own professional needs that have connection with them from a perspective of working style, facilitation and leadership.4) To provide participants with the necessary tools to effectively facilitate and cope with conflicts arising in a group of young people with fewer opportunities.5) To foster the networking of participants’ organizations for the development of future projects together with Erasmus+ Programme.The project is organised by the informal group “LIVE N8W” from the Netherlands with support of NGO Loesje Armenia and Euroaccion Spain and brings together 30 trainers, facilitators and youth workers from youth organisations in 10 countries: programme countries: The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain, Romania, Macedonia, Italy, and partner countries: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine. The training will take place in Dilijan, Armenia, 17-24 September 2016.The programme will combine theoretical elements and experiential exercises in both parts of the course: inputs, theories, case studies, role play & simulation activities from Living Theatre and Improvisational Theatre, practical sessions where participants will have to practice their facilitation skills and design their own workshops using different tools. Participants will have the space to develop their self-awareness and capacity to recognise their own emotions, those of others and map their cognitive patterns.
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