Presentation on theme: "Review from first section Introduction to this project Basic overview of stroke Stroke prevention: diet, exercise, blood pressure management, stress management,"— Presentation transcript:
Review from first section Introduction to this project Basic overview of stroke Stroke prevention: diet, exercise, blood pressure management, stress management, smoking, alcohol Translating this knowledge into everyday action in our lives
Steps to facilitation Know your material Know your audience Choose a location that people will like and can get to Choose a time that works with their lifestyles as much as possible Plan as much as possible Jump right in, and…
More steps to facilitation Don’t feel you have to know all the answers Use your voice and body language Try not to do it all alone What else?
About groups Introduction Members Stages of development Experiential learning
Introduction to groups Wide range and variety Stages of group development Some people not group people There can be difficult members: The talker The know-it-all The pessimist The shy one
Experiential learning Central to adult learning Basis of workshops Fancy way of saying, ‘learn by doing’ Show how it’s done People try it out, make mistakes, try again Reflect on how it felt to do the activity (Did I like it? Would I do it again? Does it apply to my own life? How?
Organizing a prevention activity 1. Introduction 2. Read this section in manual 3. Identify an area of interest or need 4. Organize into small groups 5. Create an action plan
Brainstorming an activity Who’s it for? What will happen? What do you need? Who can help you? How can you reach people? Keeping it simple, keeping it going…
Worries and wishes What are you worried about? i.e. difficult people, advertising, etc. Having a partner facilitator Getting backup Learning as you go
Wrap-up Next steps Evaluations Closing exercise
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