Abington Friends Train the Trainer for Students


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All Day Session delivered to student leaders at Abington Friends School. What are some fears, obstacles, and challenges associated with facilitating courageous conversations? How do we interrupt comments and jokes in our everyday life, and how do we facilitate dialogue past challenging moments? Gain practical skills and practice in this session!

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Abington Friends Train the Trainer for Students

  1. 1. Train the Trainer:Interruption and Facilitation Skills for Student Leaders Seattle Girls’ School Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  2. 2. About Seattle Girls’ School Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  3. 3. About Seattle Girls’ School in the Work? What Got YOU Involved Think about the time or experiences that got you interested in diversity work and being a student leader. What keeps you going? What do you hope for? Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  4. 4. Agenda Courageous conversations What keeps us from having them? Priming for the conversation Interruption skills Practice makes less heart-attack-inducing Facilitation skills Practice makes less heart-attack-inducing Wrap up Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  5. 5. Courageous Conversations Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  6. 6. Fears and Anxieties that Keep Us from Having Conversations  Offending  Losing Face  Tokenism  Social Risk  Bursting the Bubble  Rocking the Boat  Conflict  Lack of “Authority” Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  7. 7. Pitfalls and Obstacles that Keep Us from Conversing Again  Outbursts  Silence  Denial  The Good Talk  Teacher vs. Facilitator  Personal Attacks  The Quick Fix  Leadership Oppression Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  8. 8. Open Acknowledgment Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  9. 9. Define the Opportunity Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  10. 10. BreakRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  11. 11. NCBI Effective Interventions Model Reduce Defensiveness – Tone – Body Language – Respect Keep the Conversation Going – Hear Them Out – Ask Open-Ended Questions – Set Aside Your Feeling for the Moment – Dialogue Build the Relationship Win an Ally Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  12. 12. Everything You Ever Wanted to Interrupt But Didn’t Know How To… Think of trigger events of phrases Which ones have proven most challenging? Which ones would you like to strategize effective interventions for? Strategize for different people: strangers, acquaintances, friends, family members, younger people, etc. Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  13. 13. Practice Makes… Two Lines Facing Each Other -Line 1 say trigger phrase -Line 2 respond -Line 2 move one person -Repeat for several rounds After 10 minutes, we will switch roles (Line 2 say trigger, Line 1 respond) and practice another 10 minutes.Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  14. 14. Sharing the WisdomRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  15. 15. LunchRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  16. 16. Facilitation Skills  Space  Confidence and Competence  Relationship Building  Credibility  Flexibility and Authority  Optimism  Modeling  Multiple Learning StylesRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  17. 17. Facilitation Tips Co-facilitation Depersonalization Vulnerability Relationships Saving it for Later Discomfort Clarification Listening Hot Buttons Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  18. 18. Avoiding the Pitfalls and Overcoming the Obstacles Powerful stories Powerful statistics Powerful analogies Facilitation Skills Welcoming environment Clear and strict norms Willingness to sit with discomfort Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  19. 19. What’s YOURFacilitation Challenge?Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  20. 20. Practice Makes…Feeling Even More Comfortable! Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  21. 21. Structure Groups of 5 – 1 Facilitator – 2 Participants – 2 Challengers Discussion Feedback for the Facilitator Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  22. 22. Goals to Strive For Be Real Don’t End Early Don’t “Admire the Problem” Sit With All the Feelings Support the Facilitator Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  23. 23. Discussion TimeDiscussion: How does gender difference and gender bias show up at Abington Friends School? Round One Discussion Round One Feedback and Discussion Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  24. 24. Large Group Share What were some: Ah-ha moments Great strategies Heads upQuestions or ConcernsRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  25. 25. Next Steps Attend more Train the Trainer workshops Have more real discussions with people who affirm you Have more real one-on-one dialogue with people who may or may not affirm you Continue to learn and grow in your knowledge base for content AND skills Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  26. 26. Final Questions or Comments? Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  27. 27. Resources• Anti-Defamation League• Cross Cultural Connections (www.CulturesConnecting.com)• Facilitation First• Jimpact Enterprises, Inc.• National Coalition Building Institute• The People’s Institute• Stirfry Seminars• The Thiagi Group Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)
  28. 28. Presenter Information Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee 6th Faculty and Professional Outreach Seattle Girls’ School 2706 S Jackson Street Seattle WA 98144 (206) 805-6562 rlee@seattlegirlsschool.org http://tiny.cc/rosettaleeRosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://tiny.cc/rosettalee)