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general.user:

Welcome

2004 CYFAR CONFERENCE

PARTICIPANTS

community voices leadership training for community development

Community VoicesLeadership Training for Community Development

Community Voices

Community Voices is a program about developing

groups of leaders who want to make a

difference in their communities.

community voices leadership program training modules
Community Voices Leadership Program Training Modules
  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
  • Identifying Community Problem, Needs and Resources
  • Working Together to Improve Communication Skills
  • Making Decisions and Keeping Our Group Strong
  • Reaching Our Vision, Step By Step
community voices session format
Community Voices Session Format
  • Overview
  • Skill Work
  • Follow Through
  • Closing
i overview
I. Overview
  • Review:Participants review what was learned in the last session.
  • Bridge:You make a connection between what was learned in the last session and what will be learned in this session.
  • Introduction: Explain the skills and activities of the session.
ii skill work
II. Skill Work
  • The main part of the session
  • This is where the group will learn new skills through:
    • Exercise
    • Activities
    • Discussion
    • Practice
iii follow through
III. Follow Through
  • Helps participants practice or think about what they learned after leaving the session.
  • Exercise or activity for the group to do before they get back together.
  • Provide skill practice and encourage the participants to see how these skill can be used at home, at work or with other groups.
iv closing it is very important to formally close each session
IV. Closing(It is very important to formally close each session)
  • Time for participants to step back and think about what they have learned.
  • Think about what has been meaningful to them.
  • Time for participants to talk together as a group.
  • Preview next session
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Community Voices Session Format

  • Overview
  • Skill Work
  • Follow Through
  • Closing
group leadership how can we get to know our group
Group LeadershipHow Can We Get To Know Our Group?

Purpose:

  • Learn more about each other
  • Learn the strengths of the group
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Activity:

Interviewing

interview questions
Interview Questions:
  • 1) What is your name?
  • 2)Where are you from?
  • 3) What group or groups do you work with in your community?
  • 4) What is the one thing that you do best?
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Summary - We Learned That:

  • Interviewing is a way of gathering information
  • One person can do one or a few things well
  • As a group we can do many things well
group leadership how can group work together to solve problem
Group LeadershipHow Can Group Work Together To Solve Problem

Purpose:

  • To get you thinking more about leadership and how it works
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Activity:

  • We will do two short role plays; authoritarian leadership, and shared group leadership.
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Summary – We learned that:

  • Community problem are not solved with the ideas of one person.
  • Community problems are solved by groups working together.
  • We have to listen to each other.
  • We have to value each other ideas skills.
group leadership where do leaders stand
Group LeadershipWhere Do Leaders Stand?

Purpose:

  • To give you a chance to see different kinds of leaders and how they work with groups.
activity
Activity
  • Autocratic Leader
    • Leader who tells people what to do and never listens to their ideas.
    • Leader acts like a king or queen.
  • Leader who is out of touch with the people.
    • Leader who don’t know what people in your community are thinking and don’t try to find out.
activity cont
Activity Cont.
  • Leader chosen by outsider
    • No support in community and you only want to please the outsiders who made you the leader.
  • Self- Appointed
    • You decided that you wanted to be the leader.
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Activity Cont.
  • Leader who leads from within.
    • Listens to and works with everyone in the group.
    • You are a part of the group.
summary we learned that
Summary - We learned that:
  • Leading from within the group, works in communities.
  • Group leadership works because everyone participates.
  • Each person is important.
  • Each person has something to contribute.
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Community Voice Leadership Program Training Modules

  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
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A Little Story

This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody,Anybody and Nobody.

There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job.

Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

seeing our community what are our leadership skills
Seeing Our CommunityWhat Are Our Leadership Skills?

Purpose:

  • In this exercise we will see that as individuals and as a group, we already have many important leadership skills.
  • We will see how each of us contributes different skills to makes our group stronger.
summary
Summary:
  • You can see from this list that leaders need to do all kinds of things and have many different kinds of skills.
  • Community leaders just don’t tell people what to do.
  • Communities improve because community leaders get people working together on problems they share.
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Activity:

Using the information from the interview, make a list of leadership skills.

  • Have each person go to the list and check the leadership skills they can already do.
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Summary - We Learned That:
  • Working together we possess many leadership skills.
  • Leaders do not need to have all the skills themselves.
  • Leaders can use the skills of others in the group.
  • What new skills are needed.
seeing our community cont how do we see our community today
Seeing Our Community Cont.How Do We See Our Community Today?

Purpose:

  • To take a look at and describe our community as it is today. Getting ideas from the whole group we will get a good picture of both the strengths of our community and what needs to be improved.
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Activity:
  • Give Everyone A Piece of paper and a Marker
  • Have everyone to draw what’s good about their community and what needs to improved.
  • Each participant explore their thoughts, the good first, then, what needs to be improved.
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Summary:
  • We have highlighted what is good in our community and what needs to be improved.
  • We will have a list of problems or concerns that we can use later.
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Community Voice Leadership Training Program Modules

  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
  • Identifying Community Problem,
  • Needs and Resources
identifying community problems needs and resources why do we need more information
Identifying Community Problems, Needs and ResourcesWhy Do We Need More Information?

Purpose:

We have a lot of problems that need to be considered, and there are some tools and skills we need to help us come up with good solutions. The first thing we need to know is where to get information, and why it is important.

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Activity:

Doctor and Patient Role Play

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Summary:
  • When confronted with a problem, research the problem and think about the information; then, make your decision to solve it.
  • In every walk of life, problem solving begins with asking questions and getting information about the situation.
  • Only when you fully understand the problem, can you figure out the best way to solve it.
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Identifying Community Problems, Needs, and Resources Cont.Where Can We Find Out Information About Our Community?

Purpose:

  • To make a general list of all sources of information that we can. This list will be a resource later as we work in your community.
activity taking a look at your problem list
Activity: Taking a look at your problem list
  • Find out which agencies can help.
  • Find out which organizations can help.
  • Find out which City /County Officials can help.
  • Find out which person(s) can help.
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Summary:
  • Too often people waste time and money because they don’t have good information.
  • You can not reach your goal or solve a community problem without the right information.

Information is Power

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Community Voice Leadership Training Program Module

  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
  • Identifying Community Problem, Needs and Resources
  • Working Together to Improve Communication Skills
working together improving communication skills how to work together to remove barriers
Working Together Improving Communication SkillsHow to Work Together to Remove Barriers

Purpose:

  • Working together is essential if you want to reach the goals outlined in your vision. Every group will encounter barriers in it’s chosen path.
  • You will understand the importance of communication within a group.
activity in this activity you have to break through barriers by working as a group
Activity: In this activity, you have to break through barriers by working as a group.
  • Barriers will be placed around the room.
  • Each barrier will have a puzzle in it.
  • Each of you will have a piece of the puzzle.
  • The puzzle must be completed before you cross.
  • NO talking at all, USE body language ONLY.
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Summary:
  • This exercise and discussion you just completed has emphasized an important message: You possess more strength as a group than as individuals.
  • Just as in real life, in this exercise you had to work together to be able to break down barriers. This exercise also emphasized that: Everyone in the group has something to contribute to the group’s success.
  • This is similar to how groups work on real problems: It takes the efforts of many people, and different people bring different strengths and resources to the group.
summary cont
Summary Cont.:
  • In this exercise, you were only allowed to use “non-verbal” communication (communicating without words) because this is something we do all the time.
  • The reason you were asked to work in silence was to drive the point home that all types of communications (verbal and non-verbal) is very important when working together to accomplish a task.
working together to improve communication skills what makes effective communication
Working Together To Improve Communication SkillsWhat Makes Effective Communication

Purpose:

We must have good communication skills if we are going to reach out to others in the community.

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Activity:
  • A message giver will describe a drawing to you. You are to listen to the instructions and draw what is described as accurately as you can.
  • You may ask no questions and must keep silent. The message giver will be to your rear.
  • We will do the same thing again except you will face the message giver and can ask questions.
  • Compare the drawings.
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Summary:
  • This exercise also reminds us again of the importance of non-verbal communication.
  • Communication is most effective and satisfying when it is “two-way communication”.
  • People sometimes think that talking is all there is to communicating. But it is the EXCHANGE, or the give and take, between people that makes for effective communication.
  • It really helps when both parties have a chance to clarify what they are saying, and ask questions about what they are hearing. The listener’s role is as important as the speaker’s.
working together to improve communication skills effective listening skills
Working Together to Improve Communication SkillsEffective Listening Skills

Purpose:

  • To demonstrate the different kinds of listening, and how the listener’s attitude can affect communication.
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Activity:
  • Demonstration and Discussion of:
    • Inconsiderate Listening
    • Insensitive Listeners
    • Secret Agenda Listening
    • Effective Listening
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Summary:
  • In the role plays, we will see different styles of listening and how they affect communications.
  • We will see that everyone communicates in two ways - with their words (verbal) and with their body language (non-verbal). We need to be aware of both.
  • Non-verbal clues often tell us how the person is really feeling.
  • Listening well is an art and a skill. It is something we can learn to do better. Being aware of these techniques, we can improve our listening habits.
  • Being a good listener will help us work better with community groups.
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Community Voice Leadership Training Program Modules

  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
  • Identifying Community Problem, Needs and Resources
  • Working Together to Improve Communication Skills
  • Making Decisions and Keeping Our Group Strong
making decisions and keeping our group strong the ways groups make decisions
Making Decisions and Keeping Our Group StrongThe Ways Groups Make Decisions

Purpose:

We will learn the ways groups make decisions and how these methods affect the feeling of the members of the group.

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Activity:

Demonstration and discussion of decision-making methods

  • Decision by Authority
  • Minority Control
  • Majority Control
  • Consensus
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Summary:

After demonstrating and discussing the different methods of coming to a decision, you will be able to compare their strengths and weakness, and understand the effects each methods has on the group.

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Community Voice Leadership Training Program Module

  • Group Leadership
  • Seeing Our Community
  • Identifying Community Problem, Needs and Resources
  • Working Together to Improve Communication Skills
  • Making Decisions and Keeping Our Group Strong
  • Reaching Our Vision, Step By Step
reaching our vision step by step understanding the six steps to the problem solving model
Reaching Our Vision- Step By StepUnderstanding the Six Steps to the Problem Solving Model

Purpose:

Understanding this model or guide will help you solve community problems, and problems at your job, and your everyday life.

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Activity:
  • Problem Solving Model
      • Identifying the Problem
      • Investigating the Problem
      • Determining Solution to the Problem
      • Make an Action Plan
      • Take Action
      • Follow-up
  • Take a look at the Problem Solving Model
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Activity Cont.:
  • Take a look at a video of another group solving their problem using the model, then discuss what they did in each step.
  • Discuss how to go about choosing a community problem to work on first. Then select a community problem
  • Make plans and investigate or find out information
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Activity Cont.
  • Determine solution
    • Who Can Help Us
    • Who are the “Powers to Be” and how they affect the solution
  • Make an action plan
  • Take Action
  • Follow-up
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Summary:
  • You have learned the six steps in the problem solving model.
  • The model can be use in various situations:
    • Solving personal problems
    • Solving household problems
    • Solving problems at work.
  • As Well As:

Solving Community Problems

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Community Voices

Community Voices is a program about developing

groups of leaders who want to make a

difference in their communities.

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You Can Make a Difference

Community Voices

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