Small Group Facilitator Training

Date & Time
Wednesday, August 13
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration starts at 9:15 a.m.

Cuyahoga County Public Library
Administration Building
2111 Snow Road
Parma, Ohio
$40 CAMLS libraries
$60 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$80 Non-members
Free to all previous (1996-97) and future (1997-98) CAMLS Committee Chairs and Secretaries. Send in Registration Form and mark it "FREE."
Deadline: August 6
Limit: 45

A new wave is sweeping across the country-the manager as facilitator of work teams. With organizations changing their style of managing employees, the facilitation of small groups becomes absolutely essential. In this workshop, you will learn effective group participation techniques and will interact in groups to gain mastery over these skills.

Marti Peden is a human resources and development instructor specializing in management and employee training programs. She has twenty years of experience in the training field working with clients in business, health care and libraries. Marti is a popular Support Staff Conference speaker, and has conducted many workshops for CAMLS and other library systems.
Intended Audience
Anyone who is interested in helping his or her library or department achieve its goal. CAMLS encourages its 1996-97 and 1997-98 Committee Chairs and Secretaries to attend this workshop.

Course Content
  • Role of the facilitator

  • Small group dynamics

  • How to encourage group participation

  • Group observation and listening skills

  • Consensus decision making