Hands-On Community Engagement Workshop in Vancouver, Oct. 25-26, 2014

The Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC) is delighted to offer a two-day masterclass training in hands-on community engagement with respected community engagement and reflective practitioner and trainer, Wendy Sarkissian. Vancouver, B.C. on Oct. 25-26, 2014

HOW TO REGISTER

Please call Eva Negley at 604.718.8505
or email via enegley@sparc.bc.ca
Register by October 17.

DAY 1
Arrivals
Affinity Diagram on arrival:
Impediments to effective hands-on community engagement in planning
1. Welcome, introductions and survey results
2. Introductions
3. Introduction and framing: models and frameworks
4. Hands-on community engagement in practice
5. Morning’s lessons
6. Affinity Diagram
7. Embodied Affinity Diagram
8. Working with children and young people
9. Using film and video
10. Final comments, reflections and refocussing for Day 2

DAY 2
Arrivals, refreshments and networking
1. Catch-up
2. SpeakOut model
3. Facilitation and recording
4. Role Plays, Simulations and Mock-ups
5. Storytelling, Myth and Archetype
6. Lessons for embodied processes
7. Workshop: Rezoning in Maypole
8. Presentations
9. Final comments and evaluation

COST $230.00 per person for 2-day workshop.
LOCATION YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C.

TEXTBOOK
Wendy’s award-winning book, SpeakOut: The Step-by-Step Guide to SpeakOuts and Community Workshops (Earthscan, 2009), will be used as a text. A copy will be included in the registration fee.

HOW TO REGISTER
Please call Eva Negley at 604.718.8505
or email via enegley@sparc.bc.ca
Register by October 17.