fbpx
  •      inspiring the men of tomorrow

Circle Tending I: Intro to Group Mentoring

Circle Tending I: Intro to Group Mentoring

“Inside of this circle, there are no corners to hide” – Allen Stone
This training is open to all genders and is a pre-requisite for anyone who wishes to staff and/or mentor during Journeymen’s in-school mentoring courses. 
AN INTRODUCTION TO YOUTH GROUP MENTORING & CIRCLE FACILITATION

CT-1 is open to adults of all genders, ages and stages who wish to advance their skills and experience in circle process facilitation. Male-identified adults who wish to staff and/or volunteer for Journeymen’s in-school mentoring groups are required to participate in this course or an equivalent prior to placement.

This training is facilitated by Nicky Wilks and Alex Craighead, co-founders and lead guides at Journeymen. The two of them bring over two decades of experience working with youth in outdoor and traditional educational settings, including advanced training in group facilitation, adolescent development, restorative justice and trauma-informed care.

REGISTER BELOW

DATE : Saturday, January 19, 8am – 5pm
VENUE : Chautauqua Elementary
COST : $100
* fee waived w/ volunteer agreement
KEY BENEFITS :
  • Understanding the basic framework for effective group/circle facilitation
  • Experience facilitating circle sharing and/or group activities
  • Overview of adolescent development in the context of school-based mentoring
  • An introduction to the role of trauma-informed care in youth work
  • Awareness of cross-cultural issues in youth work
Journeymen CIRCLES - Drumming