A Facilitator's Best Practices

Facilitation has been called "a state of mind and a set of skills." 

When you step into the role of facilitator, your primary focus shifts from the "what" to the "how" as you take on some new responsibilities.

Discussion Questions:

1. What are some benefits of having a facilitator in the room?

2. How does the role of facilitator differ from other participants?

3. What facilitation skills come easily to you? What might be more challenging to put into practice?

4. How do you deal with disruptive or distracted behaviors when you are in a meeting? What is your experience using some of the tools mentioned here?

 

Anne Desmarais

Assistant Director 
Peer Learning Coordinator
Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy

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