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|Facilitator-in-Training Name||Anita Long|
|Evaluator(s)||Jennifer Valtos and Michael Karlin|
|Date of Session||11/13/2018|
|Skill||Skill 6: Forgiveness and Gratitude|
|How well did the facilitator lead the group and create a safe space? Please explain and give examples.|
Anita did a great job at the start of the session acknowledging her excitement (and nervousness) making the group feel comfortable immediately.
|How well did the facilitator explain this Skill using the PowerPoint presentation? Please give examples.|
Anita used the slides in the manner in which they were intended - to provide support for the concepts being discussed.
|How well did the facilitator explain and lead the activities in this Skill? Please explain and give specific examples.|
The first breakout session, although not completed in this session, could use a bit more detailed explanation. There appeared to be some confusion on the part of the participants. As the material becomes more familiar, this will likely not be an issue.
|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.|
Anita did a great job creating a welcoming environment for the group right from the beginning. Acknowledging nerves and excitement let the group know you are connected to them and the material you are covering with them matters to you.
|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.|
It is natural to want to read from notes when you are learning the material and getting started. Hopefully, as you become more familiar with the material this will happen less. Try to acknowledge folks when they add to the discussion with the group rather than just moving on so quickly to the next question or topic. Teresa asked a great question about replacing negative feelings with positive ones and it felt as if you were just wanting to move on from the question (even though we are sure that was not your intention) .
|Do you recommend this facilitator to become certified?||Yes|
|Entry Date||November 16, 2018|