IAP2's Applying Methods for Public Participation

  • June 20, 2023
  • (EDT)
  • June 23, 2023
  • (EDT)
  • 4 sessions
  • June 20, 2023, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 21, 2023, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 22, 2023, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 23, 2023, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online with Trainers Craddock Stropes & Doug Zenn
  • 14

Registration

  • Please provide proof of membership to info@iap2usa.org for discount code.
  • Please ask your region to forward your proof of membership to info@iap2usa.org for discount code.

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***Fundamentals of Public Participation and Designing Public Participation are both prerequisites for this course

Completion of IAP2 Foundations in P2: Planning For Effective Public Participation prior to 2023 also counts as a prerequisite for this course***

IAP2's Applying Methods for Public Participation

Four 4-hour sessions

June 20-23, 2023
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central
11:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Mountain

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.mPacific

Applying Methods is a Level 2 course that introduces practitioners to a large number of P2 methods. This includes learning how to design specific methods, developing good question design, and having an opportunity to practice running some methods.

The course is suitable for practitioners who are part of a team implementing a P2 process and are looking for the practical skills to be effective in designing and applying methods.

Course objectives:

1. Identify a range of methods that can be used for various engagement purposes and processes, and strategies to select the most appropriate method/s for an engagement project/process.

2. Research, design and test a F2F and/or online method using a range of tools and resources.

3. Apply the four steps of designing a method incorporating the eight key components of method design.

4. Develop rational and experiential aims.

5. Design an appropriate format.

6. Design questions and process.

7. Develop appropriate communications.

8. Combine methods to achieve engagement goals and objectives and test for appropriate sequencing.

9. Incorporate inclusion and diversity principles

10. Identify data management needs, evaluation points and measures.

11. Identify resources required.

12. Explore a variety of both F2F and online methods/ techniques that are more structured and have nested methods within them (e.g., Deliberative Processes, Appreciative Inquiry and Open Space Technology).

13. Analyze the specific requirements for online and digital methods, identify and select appropriate platforms and tools to meet needs and strategize to develop these methods for delivery.

14. Identify principles for monitoring online activity.

15. Test the design by running elements of the method and submitting to peer review using a checklist.

16. Apply methods to achieve engagement goals and objectives, including using effective communication skills, and test for appropriate sequencing.

17. Design key messages and communication tools that build trust and integrity, and meet the needs of diverse audiences.

    Professional Certification/Credits

    THIS COURSE

    #3 Applying Methods for Public Participation (4 - 4 hour sessions CM I 20 CM

      June 20, 21, 22, 23, 2023       1 PM – 5 PM ET

      Members $550 -- Regular $650 

      Last day to Register June 16, 2023

      PLEASE NOTE: IAP2 USA members must be logged in to receive the member rate. International IAP2 members can contact info@iap2usa.org for a code to register. 

       — Cancellation and Substitution policy —

      **You must first complete both Fundamentals of P2 and then Designing P2 before this course

      Completion of IAP2 Foundations in P2: Planning For Effective Public Participation prior to 2023 also counts as a prerequisite for this course**

      PREREQUISITE COURSES

      #1 Fundamentals of Public Participation (2 - 4 hour sessions CM I 8 CM

        May 3-4, 2023        1 PM – 5 PM ET OR 

        Members $275 --  Regular $325

        #2 Designing & Leading Public Participation (4 - 4 hour sessions CM I 16 CM

          May 16-19, 2023       1 PM – 5 PM ET

          Members $550 -- Regular $650

          Certificate Program - All Three Modules (10 - 4 hour Sessions) 
                    Regular $1,625  Members $1,375 

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          Trainers:

          Craddock Stropes (she/her) is a facilitator, trainer and coach with more than 25 years of experience in the local government and non-profit sectors. Her work centers on connecting people with ideas to create inclusive, strategic and tangible solutions that make everyday lives better. She is chair of the IAP2 USA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee, a member of the American Public Works Association national DEI Committee and is active in the International Network of Asian Public Administrators. She has presented learning sessions on inclusion, public engagement and crisis communications for Connect, California Association for Public Information Officers, Public Relations Society of America, American Public Works Association and Transforming Local Government conferences. She is currently a senior management analyst for the City of Carlsbad.

          Doug Zenn has 30 years of experience in the communications field and has developed and managed community involvement, awareness, and education efforts around numerous issues including visioning, transportation, water resources, community-based planning and more. Doug has led ZennAssociates’ development of the innovative “Three-Dimensional Public Participation” model (3DP2) an approach that expands community access to project information and provides unique avenues for community input including the use of new technologies. Doug also serves on the executive committee for IAP2’s Cascade Chapter (Oregon and Southwest Washington) and is a certified trainer for IAP2’s public involvement foundations courses. Doug Zenn has 30 years of experience in the communications field and has developed and managed community involvement.





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