IAP2 Training in Designing and Leading Public Participation Processes in Los Angeles and Phoenix

IAP2 Training in Designing and Leading Public Participation Processes in Los Angeles and Phoenix

IAP2 - Southern California Chapter c/o Katz & Associates

The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Certificate Program in Public Participation provides beginning through intermediate practitioners broad-based learning in the foundations of public participation, and useful concepts for advanced practitioners and those who manage public participation programs, based on the IAP2 Public Participation Spectrum. IAP2-designed tools and reference materials are presented in an interactive and experiential learning environment that gives students the opportunity to explore their own public participation challenges with their instructors and peers. Practical tips are used to enliven the basic theory and reinforce skills that participants can put to immediate use.

Course #1: Planning for Effective Public Participation (Prerequisite for other courses) - Discover the principles that form the foundation for effective public participation programs, and learn to use the IAP2 approach.

Los Angeles: June 12 & 13

Phoenix: July 17 & 18

Course #2: Tools and Techniques for Public Participation - Match the technique or tool to the problem

Los Angeles: June 25 & 26

Phoenix: July 28 & 29

Course #3: Effective Communications for Public Participation - Strengthen communication skills

Los Angeles: June 27

Phoenix: July 30

The Trainers:

Dr. Martha Rozelle has 30 years experience in public policy development, third-party facilitation, process design, and conflict resolution for a wide range of projects. She is the president of The Rozelle Group, Ltd, a woman-owned business that advises on public involvement strategies for complex and often controversial projects.

Lewis Michaelson is a facilitator, community relations manager and trainer with over 18 years experience in designing and implementing public participation and outreach programs. He is the Director of Public Participation at Katz and Associates in San Diego and holds an MS in Conflict Management from George Mason University.

Related Link: IAP2 Training Schedule

For more information contact:

Sandy Grant
IAP2 - Southern California Chapter c/o Katz & Associates
4250 Executive Square, Suite 670
La Jolla
CA 92037

Phone: 858-452-0031, x397
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.iap2.org

Posted May 14, 2003

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