Facilitation Training for King County

Art of Facilitation Training | Spring 2022
Tuesdays, Mar 15 and 29, April 12 and 26, May 10 and 24, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm Pacific Time

The Art of Facilitation Training for King County is a six-day experiential training designed to increase effectiveness in leading groups and working with cross-racial teams. The training combines skills in group facilitation, communication, and presentation with self-development and resilience building. The learned skills are transferable across all areas of work at King County.


  • Day 1: Community Building and Listening Skills
  • Day 2: Visioning, developing goals for a program, and meeting structure
  • Day 3: Working with triggers; resiliency and wellness practices
  • Day 4: Feedback, Strength-Based Facilitation, Personal Presence and Leading Activities
  • Day 5: Facilitation Styles, Exploring our Strengths, and Redirecting Conversations
  • Day 6: Completion; Making Requests; Personal Evaluation and Action Plans


  • Be sure to come prepared with writing materials and art supplies such as blank paper, crayons, colored pencils, markers, and/or oil pastels.
  • Prior to joining the first session, update your Zoom app and review the Online Training Guide.
  • Plan to join 5 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to get oriented.
  • Participate from a quiet and distraction free space with a bit of room to move around.
  • To maximize group cohesion and maximize the benefit of the training, we expect participants to attend all training sessions for the entire duration. For exceptions, please communicate with John Eklof – jeklof@kingcounty.gov.

the Facilitation team

Alan Wong
Claudia Pineda Reyes
Melanie Schambach
Training Support
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