Facilitation Skills Course – Mediate NI

Event date(s): 21 January 2020

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The purpose of this training programme is to help participants gain the confidence and skills necessary to become a competent facilitator.

This highly active experiential learning programme delivered over one day will equip participants with the necessary tools and techniques that will help them understand the role and function of facilitating diverse groups.

This programme is designed for anyone who wishes to enhance their skills as a facilitator.

It is an NIOCN Accredited Facilitation Skills Course (Level 2 – 1 Credit).


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the participants will:

  • Learn the skills of a facilitator
  • Understand a range of approaches to help achieve group cohesion
  • Understand group dynamics
  • Know the difference between ice breakers and trust exercises
  • Have an understanding of presentation and communication skills
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of co-facilitation
  • Learn to plan a training programme
  • Be able to use a range of techniques to engage diverse groups in discussion


About The Tutor

Michael Doherty is a fulltime practicing mediator and facilitator. He was trained as a Mediator at Fordham Law School in New York and at the School of Psychotherapy and Counselling at Regents College, London.

Date And Venue

21 January 2019

9.30am – 4.30pm

Clarendon Street Chambers, 67 Clarendon Street, Derry/Londonderry, BT 48 7ER


Attend The Course

This course is free of charge. Book your place by contacting Michael Doherty on email michael.doherty@mediateni.com or phone: 028 7136 5636