Engaging with Seldom Heard Voices – 11 MAR 2019

Walk in the Park is hosting a training opportunity to help communities and groups reach out to individuals who are seldom heard. The short course will look at various approaches, tools, techniques, engagement principles and examines the barriers that people face.

A number of limited spaces are available on the course Engaging with Seldom Heard Voices on Monday the 11th March 2019 9.15am – 4.30pm at the National Park HQ, Balloch.

The course will be led by Martha Harding, Consultancy and Training Officer, from the Scottish Refugee Council. http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Confidently apply engagement principles
  • Define who you want to hear from or work with
  • Determine why you need to engage the group and for what purpose
  • Identify where they are
  • Find out if they are engaged already
  • Reduce or remove barriers to engagement – physical, psychological, financial, digital and language accessibility.
  • Identify if there is a trusted intermediary that can promote and sustain engagement
  • Select a range of engagement techniques from a toolkit of methods
  • Build trust – and know if it is you that first needs to build the trust

How to apply:

Course Fee:  £100.00 per individual place. Price includes lunch and refreshments.

Please submit an expression of interest to attend to fran.crumley@lochlomond-trossachs.org Fran will contact you to confirm the places.

Course Details:

Date: Monday 11th March 2019

Location: National Park, Headquarters, Balloch

Timings: 9.15am participants arrive for tea and coffee to start promptly at 9.30.  Finish 4.30pm