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The Art of Meeting Facilitation: Facilitating Prevention Coalition Meetings that People will Actually Want to Attend!

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The Art of Meeting Facilitation: Facilitating Prevention Coalition Meetings that People will Actually Want to Attend!

10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Venue: OCAM Virtual Training

Event Summary

May 14, 2024
10:00 am - 12:15 pm
OCAM Virtual Training

Description: The structure and facilitation of a coalition meeting is the backbone of a strong coalition. Yet, this is a skillset many individuals are never professionally trained in. This session will focus on the major components of a coalition meeting, identifying and appropriately responding to different group dynamics, while also helping participants learn the art of effective meeting facilitation.

CEUS: Prevention, CHES
Hours: 2
Domains: P4: Community Organization

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the specific meeting facilitation skills that are necessary for leading an effective meeting.
  2. Define the 4 phases of meeting management.
  3. Create an effective coalition meeting environment.

Presenter: Ashley Mack & Amy Hamilton

Presenter Bio: Ashley Mack is a Prevention Consultant with You Thrive Training & Consulting, LLC specializing in project design and evaluation, program management, and behavioral health prevention and early intervention. Ashley has worked in the Public and Nonprofit sectors for over 15 years, with the last 6 years focusing specifically in the behavioral health field.  She is currently an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and serves as a coach for the Ohio Coaching and Mentoring (OCAM) Network where she specializes in training on prevention relevant topics such as alcohol and other drugs, meeting facilitation, strategic planning, and prevention science. Ashley graduated from Wright State University with a B.A. in Urban Affairs and Nonprofit Management and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

Presenter Bio: Amy Hamilton has worked in the non-profit and government sectors for over 17 years, with specific expertise in volunteer management, training facilitation, curriculum development, program management, community organizing and coalition development. Amy is a certified Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid, QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper, PAX Tools, Trauma Informed Care, and Social Resilience Model instructor and has developed local and state-wide trainings on topics including behavior health theories and practice, strategic planning, organizational development, volunteer management, and the utilization of diversity, equity, and inclusion theories. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a minor in Gender and Diversity Studies from Xavier University. Amy also graduated magna cum laude from the University of Dayton with a Master's degree in Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit and Community Leadership.

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