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Physically Distanced Does NOT Have to Mean Socially Distanced!
We have expanded our CircleTalk™ Leader Course Training to include a course to train leaders to bring older adults together virtually through phone or computer engagement.
Our new Virtual Course provides leaders with the resources of CircleTalk™ Master Trainers for coaching to get your Virtual Circle started. Leaders are trained on how to bring participants together through virtual means – via video chat or phone. CircleTalk™ training helps you learn how to determine if your group is better equipped for phone circles or if they are able to access computer connections. We will prepare leaders to identify appropriate virtual channel for your group, to schedule and begin leading ‘Virtual Circles’.
How do CircleTalk™ Programs Work? We bring older adults together and engage them in meaningful conversations in a regularly scheduled, one hour conversation program. CircleTalk™ programs build connection and relationships through high quality interactions.
What Happens at CircleTalk™?
- CircleTalk™ leaders guide groups using a proven and successful group method and curriculum. They involve circle members in structured and participatory activities and conversations.
- They create a safe, comfortable space for sharing personal stories and to feel known, heard and seen.
Our training program prepares leaders to skillfully facilitate high engagement CircleTalk™ Programs. The CircleTalk™ Leader Course prepares CircleTalk™ Leaders to guide our curriculum-driven program that offers older adults an opportunity for enjoying a sense of belonging and community.
Start CircleTalk™ Programs in your organization. We are a perfect fit for senior communities, adult day programs, senior community centers, libraries, or any place that people may reside or gather.
Course tuition $495 includes all supplies to start a program immediately.
* CircleTalk™ can offer limited scholarships to course participants. Please contact [email protected] for further information.