29619 CIT Practicum Feedback Forms 071820 – Compassionate Integrity Training
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Facilitator-in-Training NameLauren Chekanow
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Evaluator(s)Jennifer Valtos and Rebecca Koch
LocationOnline
Date of Session05/22/2019
SkillSkill 8: Compassion
How well did the facilitator lead the group and create a safe space? Please explain and give examples.

Consistently introducing new slides by welcoming participants' input before providing yours is an excellent way to create a safe space by communicating that all are welcome to contribute. Consistently provided affirming their input further reinforces the safety of the space. Good word.

How well did the facilitator explain this Skill using the PowerPoint presentation? Please give examples.

Overall, effective use was made of slides. Good coverage of the Eight Worldly Concerns. Good use of the three steps of compassion slide.

How well did the facilitator explain and lead the activities in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.

NA

How well did the facilitator lead the Mindful Dialogues and Reflective Writing Exercises in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.

NA

What aspects of this Skill did you think the facilitator did exceptionally well? Please give examples.

Greatest strength is engaging participant feedback when introducing new slides and materials, closely followed by the use of relevant life experiences as metaphors. Great use of examples of people who may not appear to be suffering but are - and people who we might think are suffering due to some lack that we judge them to have, but they are not suffering from that issue at all.

Good use of the Three Steps of Compassion slide to explain the sequence of events that occurs in compassion.

How well did the facilitator lead the Contemplative Practice in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.

NA

What aspects of this Skill could the facilitator improve? Please give examples.

Could make better connection that the point of the Eight Worldly Concerns slide is cultivating awareness of suffering, even when it is subtle.

Make the connection that discernment is the next step we take after taking the three steps of compassion.

Entry DateMay 24, 2019