Home Calendars Creative Facilitation 1 | October 12-13 & 19-20


Wednesday Oct 13, 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 | October 12-13 & 19-20

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.




  • Claudia Pineda
    Claudia Pineda
    Seattle, WA, USA

    Claudia Pineda, MSW, works with youth and families involved with the justice system. She surrounds social justice with a focus on racial, gender, economic, and sexual equity. Since 2014, when she first became involved in Partners for Youth Empowerment and the Creative Community Model, her life has been transformed. She now connects the Creative Community Model with people who are socially marginalized and seek empowerment. Claudia has been inspired by the healing and transformation she has witnessed her participants experience.

  • Melanie Schambach
    Melanie Schambach
    London, ON, Canada

    Melanie (Colombia, Guatemala, Canada) is a social artist known for her participatory mobile murals. She invites individuals, communities, and institutions to work together on specific social issues by creating public art through collaboratively participatory formats. With a BFA in visual arts and other trainings in arts therapeutics, she has engaged more than 1500 people in creating mobile murals, and facilitated more than 1000 workshops on creativity, belonging and self-discovery to diverse populations.

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Wednesday Oct 13, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm


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