When the Caregivers Need Healing

We would like to recommend an article by Catherine Saint Louis from the New York Times, http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/07/29/health/when-the-caregivers-need-healing.html?emc=edit_hh_20140729&nl=health&nlid=43451832&_r=1&referrer that suggests a number of effective ways for caregivers of family members can…

Facilitadores Chile in Valparaiso

Facilitadores Chile in Valparaiso Facilitadores Chile have been working in Valparaiso with communities affected by  fires some months ago. Some of the leaders of this group, Yelmo Durán and Enrique…

Reinvigorating GFSC

When you learned of recent natural disasters – Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, earthquake & floods in Sichuan, tornados in Moore, Oklahoma, floods in Argentina, Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey,…

New Latin American Volunteers

With a great support and the participation of GFSC trainers Maria Francia (Chile/Costa Rica), Michael (New Orleans, USA) and Francisco (Colombia).we have developed a complete virtual training module for applying the GFSC…

Creative Facilitation

Introducing a new book, Creative Facilitation, by Viv McWaters and Johnnie Moore. It is available as an e-book (pdf file) at no charge. To learn more, visit http://facilitatingwithconfidence.com/. Viv is…

GFSC Workshop Participants

Dear Friends, What do NASA, Red Cross, Louisiana Spirit, Department of Sustainable Environment (Victoria, Australia), the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Emergency Preparedness, Community Health Councils, teachers, counselors, police, firefighters,…

Solutions-Focus to the Rescue

by Viv McWaters, Beyond the Edge Pty, Ltd. September 21st, 2007 I’m grateful to my collagues Sharon McGann and Paul Jackson for introducing me to the solutions-focus (SF) approach -…

NOLA Network* News

*The NOLA Network is composed of individual practicing facilitators, the Loyola University Twomey Center; the Southern University School of Social Work; Tulane School of Continuing Studies; Facilitative Leadership Institute; and…

Disaster Can Strike Anywhere

Every day brings fresh news of another disaster that threatens our lives, our homes and our communities. Many of our readers have been affected by recent disasters (fires, floods, tornados,…