PEER SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR TRAINING
(TWO DAY TRAINING)
This 2-day training is a highly experiential session based on the principles of transformative learning, transformative change, and neuroplasticity. The key focus is on developing skills as a facilitator of the adult group process, for adults who have been traumatized by childhood sexual abuse. The session has been referenced by people on the local, national, and international levels, who work in the field of trauma and abuse.
Testimonials from Training Participants
“The energy that was generated by talking about vulnerability was palpable. Shifting- transforming-from isolation into connectedness left a profound effect on me and will shape every interaction I have from here on out. Profoundly grateful for this experience.”
“Transformative and insightful both in regards to my work but also for my personal life.”
“The training was insightful and inspiring”
Topics discussed include:
- Power of personal narrative
- Exploring shame, guilt, vulnerability, and trust
- Transformational learning practices
- Mindfulness and Meditation
- Nuances of group dynamics
Dates: Sat. July 28 and Sun. July 29th
Time: 9:30am to 3:30pm both days
Location: Humber College Lakeshore Campus, Building D, Room 204
Lunch: Please bring your own lunch.
Parking: Parking is available on campus. Be mindful of parking signs and obey all regulations/by-laws
Trainer: Arthur Lockhart
Arthur Lockhart, M.Ed. is a professor in The School of Social and Community Services. Over the past years, Arthur has held the position of Chair of The School of Social and Community Services, as well as Chair of Board of Directors of The Gatehouse.
Arthur is Founder Emeritus of the award-winning charitable organization: The Gatehouse, and Co-Founder of The Centre for Transformative Social Change.
Arthur founded the Annual International Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference.
Arthur provides training and organizational transformation consultation on the local, national and internal levels. At the core of his workshops are the human spirit, humor, trauma transformation and transformative social change.
Arthur is the recipient of a number of awards for his work in the fields of education and community social justices, including: Canada’s Top 50 Champions of Change, Order of Canada Nominee, Innovator of the Year Award, Student Teacher Appreciation Awards, Community Builder Lifetime Achievement Award, City of Toronto Mayor’s Community Safety Award Nominee, Lakeshore Community Building Award of Merit, Youth Impact Award, Inaugural Purple Door Award, Paul Harris Fellow, Inaugural Distinguished Community Service Award, Probation and Parole Association Award.