Home Calendars Creative Facilitation 1 | September 20-23


Wednesday Sep 22, 2021

TimeAmerica/Los Angeles | Four 3 ½ hour sessions meeting at the same time each day

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Creative Facilitation 1 | September 20-23

Using Creative Arts In Facilitation

This training is for you!

Creative Facilitation 1 is for those who work with groups of youth or adults, as well as for people who simply want to enhance their own creativity. Whether you are new to facilitation or have years of experience, at this training you will experience the power of the Creative Empowerment facilitation firsthand.

Working with groups is by definition a creative adventure and the arts can be your greatest ally. In this professional development training you will gain a framework for using arts-based practices to strengthen your effectiveness as a facilitator.

You will gain a toolbox of easy-to-lead activities designed to bring confidence and creativity to your role as a facilitator for groups of all sizes, as well as a strong sense of what it feels like to have the arts as an ally as you design and lead transformative learning events.

Develop basic skills in using multiple art forms to facilitate groups of all sizes.

Learn strategies for engaging all learning styles and bringing out the strengths of group members.

Gain confidence in your own creativity; you don’t have to be a professional artist to use the arts.

Learn ways to use the arts to enliven learning, deepen reflection, create joy, and develop social & emotional skills.

Acquire a toolbox of easy-to-lead activities based on storytelling, creative writing, visual arts, music, drama, & movement.

Learn ways to create safe environments for creative exploration and participant retention.

PYE is a Washington State Approved Clock Hour Provider – WA state educators can earn 12 clock hours for partipation in this training.

Participation Requirements

Fees and Scholarship

Sliding Scale – $250/375/500 USD
Workshop Fees

Partners for Youth Empowerment employs a sliding scale as a tool to promote economic justice and provide access to all. We invite you to self select your registration fee using our Sliding Scale as a guide. Based on where you fall on the sliding scale, you are welcome to choose the rate that works best for you. Be sure to review the Refund and Payment Policy.

Scholarship & Grants

If you need additional financial support in order to participate due to your personal situation or to the inequalities of the exchange rate to the US dollar, submit an application to our Scholarship Program. If you apply for a scholarship, you will be contacted when a space becomes available. Please note that we may not be able to get you into the training date of your choice.




  • Shauna O’briain
    Shauna O’briain
    London, England, United Kingdom

    A poet, a published author, a promotor and a workshop facilitator with a multidisciplinary arts practice, Shauna has 20 years experience working with young people in a variety of settings from STC’s, PRU’s, schools, youth clubs, universities and theatres. She is trained using Solution Focused Brief Therapy with a trauma informed strength based practise. She designs and delivers coaching programs to facilitators as well as team building and writing workshops for Adults. Shauna is passionate about the power in each person, values and enjoys her work and loves going on a creative journey with a group or individuals.

  • Stephanie Turner
    Stephanie Turner
    London, UK

    Stephanie is an interdisciplinary artist, performer and Creative Empowerment facilitator. She has over 10 years experience facilitating in a variety of settings in London, across the UK and internationally. The focus of her work is on youth engagement particularly with minority groups. She is currently project coordinator for Amy’s Yard at the Amy Winehouse Foundation, where she supports 16 emerging artists through a robust program of artistic development. She recently designed and delivered “Skip to the Beat” a new 12-week program for the Young Urban Arts Foundation that targets young people suffering with an array of mental health challenges to support them to manage and improve their mental well being.

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm


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