Communications for Effective Public Participation (1-day course)

  • March 23, 2012
  • Vancouver, WA

This one-day class will give you the fundamental communication skills specifically geared to public participation practitioners. You’ll learn the Principles of Authentic Communication. You’ll focus on specific tools used to prepare and present information materials effectively in a variety of forums, small and large group meeting techniques, and facilitation essentials. This course will give you the skills and confidence to deal with difficult issues, meetings and people. This course is valuable for both beginners and seasoned communicators. It covers the skills that are critical to effective public involvement and for managing the most difficult, high stakes public situations. At the end of the day you’ll understand the importance of active listening, the essentials of risk communication, how to create effective written and verbal presentations and how to work effectively with news media.

Trainer: Doug Zenn

Cost: $300.00 (IAP2 USA members), $350.00 (non-members)

Registration: see online registration form.

Attention: Please register early. We must have 12 students per module in order to break even. If the minimum is not met by Feb. 10, the classes will be cancelled and registrants will receive a full refund.

Note: Planning for Effective Public Participation is a prerequisite for all other IAP2 Public Participation Certificate training.

Payment and refund policy: Registrants must pay in advance. Only cancellations by Feb. 10 will receive a full refund.

This training is sponsored by the Cascade Chapter of IAP2 USA. Profits support the Cascadia Institute for Public Involvement scholarship program which encourages graduate students to focus on the public participation field.

IAP2 members save up to $250! Join now for just $99. See complete details.

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