We are here to help with your group goals! Our professionally trained facilitators lead groups of all shapes and size to explore individual differences and use dialog to foster a healthy environment in growth, development, and efficiency.
Why use facilitation?
Meetings! We can’t do our work without them yet most are unproductive and frustrating. Do you meet your meeting goals or does the conversation veer off track? Do you have difficulty managing different views and interests? What about meetings where people come from different organizations… how do you stay on track and get things done?
Facilitation can help!
The word “facilitate” means “to enable, to make easy.” Facilitation is a practice that enables groups of people to foster growth, development, and efficiency. By designing a process with consideration of the group dynamics and the end goal; facilitation enables all members of a group to fully participate.
Facilitation focuses on the strategic goals and leads to thoughtful, inclusive decision-making that encourages members of a group to work together smoothly, constructively, and efficiently.
Who are the Facilitators?
Our facilitators are trained and skilled individuals who use specific techniques to generate collaborative opportunities and enable parties to reach the desired outcome. Facilitators understand the goals of a given meeting as well as the mission and vision of a group or organization.
While they are impartial, facilitators ensure groups follow an organized agenda that allows meetings to progress productively. Working to include everyone in the group, facilitators ensure that decisions are made collectively.
Examples of facilitated meetings.
- Board Retreats
- Strategic Planning Sessions
- Public Policy Changes
- Business Reorganizations
- Ongoing Meetings
- Service Providers Coordination
- Church/Temple Leadership
- Homeowners Associations
- Public Meetings
Agencies we facilitate for.
- Pierce County Superior and District Courts
- WA State Traumatic Brain Injury Council
- Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
- University of Puget Sound: Summer Immersion Internship Program
- WA State Foreclosure Fairness Program
- OSPI – Restorative Practices Initiative
- Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS)