Appreciative Resilience Facilitator Training (ARFT)

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February 8, 2022 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2022 @ 11:00 am PST - Virtual Event

Training Dates and Times:

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TUESDAY
February 8, 2022
8am-11am PST / 11am-2pm EST

WEDNESDAY
February 9, 2022
8am-11am PST / 11am-2pm EST

THURSDAY
February 10, 2022
8am-11am PST / 11am-2pm EST

FRIDAY
February 11, 2022
8am-11am PST / 11am-2pm EST

Training Description:

Each of us lives in a complex and unpredictable world and we are called upon again and again to help others be resilient and to be resilient ourselves.

Bring your skill as an Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator to uplifting and sustaining your workplace and beyond with appreciative resilience. Appreciative resilience is a resilience practice built from the tenets of appreciative inquiry and from powerful resilience practices.

This Appreciative Resilience Facilitator Training (ARFT) is designed for appreciative inquiry practitioners who want to deliver the Appreciative Resilience workshop and the ALIVE workshop for clients and colleagues and/or foster appreciative resilience informally with organizations, teams and individuals. It is also excellent facilitation training for those seeking to facilitate in complex situations.

In this facilitator training you will delve into the facilitation practices and considerations for delivering two powerful resilience processes. The first process is the appreciative resilience practice that uses appreciative inquiry to examine how you can foster hope and a hopeful view as a foundation of resilience; utilize your strengths in times of challenge and despair; and undertake the will and power to forgive. The second process is the ALIVE practice which is a powerful tool to use in challenging times. ALIVE stands for Appreciate, Love, Inquire, Venture, and Evolve. This tool uses appreciative generative questions to examine resilience. 

Both of these appreciative resilience processes are built from the practices of appreciative inquiry and are based upon the appreciative resilience work and writing of Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell.

People often think of resilience as a response to weathering challenges but in appreciative resilience work the aim is to create a sustaining practice of resilience.

Training Outcomes:

In this Appreciative Resilience Facilitator Training (ARFT) practitioners will advance and deepen their skills in:

• Facilitating complex conversations;
• Facilitating the appreciative resilience workshop;
• Facilitating the ALIVE workshop;
• Applying adult learning principals to facilitation;
• Reflecting on worldview and how it influences the approach to appreciative resilience facilitation;
• Incorporating a focus on justice, equity, diversity and inclusion into resilience conversations;
• Receiving and giving feedback on facilitation.

Training Prerequisites:

Participants must have least one of:

• Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training from the Center for Appreciative Inquiry;
• Certification in Appreciative Inquiry from the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry;
• Other certifications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Certification Information:

In order to qualify for certification each participant will create a portfolio on how they are taking appreciative resilience out into the world. The portfolio can arise from creating and facilitating an event; providing a workshop; facilitating complex conversations; coaching; or other facilitation practice.

The portfolio might contain:
• Outline of what you have designed and facilitated;
• Images, video, agendas, themes, outcomes;
• Personal reflections on the experience of facilitating appreciative resilience.

The portfolio can be an info-graphic, video, written document, and/or other creative form. The portfolio is due 6 months after the program.

Additional Course Information:

COURSE MATERIALS:

  • Required textbook: This certification course utilizes the textbook, Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope, Despair, and Forgiveness by Jeanie Cockell and Joan McArthur-Blair. Your trainers will assign readings from this book throughout your training. You will need to purchase this textbook prior to the start of this course. This book is available in electronic or paperback versions. Please select the version that is in alignment with your learning style and preference. You can purchase your textbook here.

Jeanie and Joan encourage you to read the textbook before joining the workshop to acquaint yourself with the appreciative resilience models and to re-acquaint yourself with appreciative inquiry.

METHOD OF DELIVERY:
These live conversations will be delivered using Zoom. You can participate in these live events using a computer or tablet. You will receive the Zoom information link and password closer to the start of the event.

Event Registration

Select the number of individuals that will be attending the event using the plus(+) and minus(-) buttons below. Make sure to choose the registration type that is applicable for you and your group. Once selected, click on the "Register Now" button to continue.

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Appreciative Resilience Facilitator Training - Early Bird (Feb 2022)
$ 1,245.00

Event Registration

Select the number of individuals that will be attending the event using the plus(+) and minus(-) buttons below. Make sure to choose the registration type that is applicable for you and your group. Once selected, click on the "Register Now" button to continue.

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Appreciative Resilience Facilitator Training - Early Bird (Feb 2022)
$ 1,245.00

Registration Includes

Your paid ARFT registration includes:

  • Four 3-hour synchronous sessions that will be delivered via Zoom by Jeanie Cockell and Joan McArthur-Blair
  • Downloadable PDF of the ALIVE model;
  • Supervised practicum for Appreciative Resilience Certification;
  • Free profile listing on our growing AI Directory (available to participants who earn their certification).

Before your join the course:
We encourage you to read the resources before joining the workshop to acquaint yourself with the appreciative resilience models and to re-acquaint yourself with appreciative inquiry.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

This certification course utilizes the textbook, Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry: A Leadership Journey through Hope, Despair, and Forgiveness by Jeanie Cockell and Joan McArthur-Blair.

Your trainers will assign readings from this book throughout your training. You will need to purchase this textbook prior to the start of this course. This book is available in electronic or paperback versions. Please select the version that is in alignment with your learning style and preference. You can purchase your textbook here.

AI Practitioners

Joan McArthur-Blair Co-President of Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting is an inspirational writer, speaker and facilitator. She believes positive leadership matters in the world and all of her work is around enabling and fostering that generative possibility. Joan specializes in the use of appreciative inquiry and appreciative resilience to foster leadership development, strategic planning and innovative strategies for organizational and team development. She also provides short term leadership through executive-to-go services. Read More>>

Jeanie Cockell is a dynamic facilitator who is known for her creativity, sense of humor, sensitivity, and ability to get diverse groups to work collaboratively together. She is a leader in Appreciative Inquiry as an organizational and community development process, a research methodology and foundation for fostering collaboration in groups. Through her research and writing she has contributed to the development of new Appreciative Inquiry theory and practice. She is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator trainer for the Center for Appreciative Inquiry. Read More>>

Event Cost

Register early to receive discounted Early Bird Pricing of:

  • ARFT Early Bird Discount Pricing:$1,245.00 USD

After January 25, 2022 the price for this training increases to:

  • ARFT Standard Pricing: $1,395.00 USD

Payment Plan Available. Opt-in at checkout to pay in 4 equal payments with a down payment due upon registration. This interest free plan is available through the Partial.ly payment plan software.

Venue

Virtual Event

Organizer

Kathy Becker
Email:
Kathy@CompanyofExperts.net