Leadership Basics Series: Facilitation

 

Facilitation

Facilitation is a key skill for anyone who works in chronic disease prevention or control.It is a skill nearly all of us call on every single day, whether it is facilitating a large group of stakeholders or navigating a small meeting with peers. Good facilitation can help to create a shared vision for a program or policy; poor facilitation can quickly take a project or a meeting down the wrong path. In this brief lesson, a top 10 list of facilitation tips and tricks is described. This list of suggests or approaches to try is intended to offer a menu of ideas the participant can put into practice immediately in common situations in chronic disease prevention and control programs, as well as some potential pitfalls to avoid.

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