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Foundational Training: Facilitating Group Sessions and Working With Men

  • CNIB 10 11A Street Northeast Calgary, AB, T2E 4Z3 Canada (map)

You are invited to attend a foundational training organized by the Alberta Men's Network (AMN) on facilitating group sessions and working with men and community members on violence prevention, wellbeing and healthy communities.

Objectives of training:

1. To explore some important prerequisites and values for hosting community dialog and group sessions with men.

2. To discuss some best practices around facilitation and hosting community groups/dialogs.

3. To deepen our understanding of the impacts and causes of violence and sexual violence in our communities and ways we can prevent this.

Date/time: Friday, Sept 6th (5pm - 8:30pm) and Saturday, Sept 7th (10am - 5pm).

Venue: to be confirmed by the end of the week.

Cost: Free. Refreshments provided. You will receive a Certificate of participation at the end.

Childcare: Please let us know if you need childcare and for which days.

Training Agenda:

Friday, September 6th, 2019

5pm – 6pm


6pm – 7pm

Introduction to AMN values and framework

7pm – 8:30pm

Working with Empathy and Safety



Saturday, September 7th, 2019

10am – 12pm

Indigenous approaches to masculinity, healing and work with men

12pm – 1pm


1pm – 2:15pm

Violence and Prevention Research

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Sexual violence and prevention

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Community practice and working with groups

4:30pm – 5pm

Wrap up