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Group Discovery Workshops

OVERVIEW

This training will provide an overview of how to implement Group Discovery for an array of populations.  Guided Group Discovery is a strategy that assembles small groups of up to 10 job seekers committed to an employment search. Led by one or more trained facilitators, job seekers are guided through a process of self-exploration and offered an opportunity for peer support that is often very beneficial to job seekers, especially people who may be struggling to find
employment and may otherwise lose motivation to stick with the job search over time. As with a more traditional job club model, Group Discovery provides the added benefit of networking and feeling less alone in the job search process. Join this day long training for strategies and resources to improve your programs. 

DATES/LOCATIONS

9am – 4pm
November 13 – Malcolm X College – Chicago

November 14 – Heartland Community College – Normal

DETAILS OF THE SESSION

This session will address:

      • What is Discovery vs Group Discovery
      • Who does it make sense for
      • What needs to be in place for successful Group Discovery
      • How to structure Group Discovery
        • Timeframe
        • Location
        • Size of group
        • Ground rules
        • iDiscovery Notebooks
      • The expected outcome of each session
      • Reframing and facilitation skills
      • An interactive review of each session
      • The rationale behind the different exercises in implemented during Group Discovery
      • Samples of research participants will be expected to complete
      • Tips and dealing with problems
      • Modifying Group Discovery to meet the needs of different populations.

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Group Discovery Workshops

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