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|Facilitator-in-Training Name||Yaffa Maritz|
|Evaluator(s)||Jennifer Valtos and Michael Karlin|
|Date of Session||04/23/2019|
|Skill||Skill 4: Self-Compassion|
|How well did the facilitator lead the group and create a safe space? Please explain and give examples.|
She was welcoming and warm from the start allowing others to feel that welcome.
|How well did the facilitator explain this Skill using the PowerPoint presentation? Please give examples.|
Using the power point slides as a guide to the content is important as it helps to keep the facilitator on target. The slides also help participants better understand the concepts and material as they can put words together with pictures in many cases for a better grasp of the material. Don't be afraid to use the slides as a reference point.
|How well did the facilitator explain and lead the activities in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.|
|How well did the facilitator lead the Mindful Dialogues and Reflective Writing Exercises in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.|
|What aspects of this Skill did you think the facilitator did exceptionally well? Please give examples.|
The recognition of the participants when they provided thoughts, comments, stories, experiences, or feedback was excellent. Individual recognition is important to help all participants feel like they are contributing members of the group. Saying thank you for contributions - excellent. Natural welcoming presence with the group.
|How well did the facilitator lead the Contemplative Practice in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.|
|What aspects of this Skill could the facilitator improve? Please give examples.|
Let folks finish their thoughts and comments without interrupting. This will help them to feel heard. Try to facilitate more rather than lecture or be instructive; we want folks to come to their own conclusions about the material. Ask questions of the participants to help draw out their thoughts and impressions. Monitoring time is a skill that will come with time and practice. Every group is different and will take some practice to figure out what information can be shortened or how a session can be modified depending on the "talkative" nature of the participants.
|Entry Date||April 25, 2019|