IAP2's Applying Methods for Public Participation

  • February 26, 2024
  • (EST)
  • February 29, 2024
  • (EST)
  • 4 sessions
  • February 26, 2024, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • February 27, 2024, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • February 28, 2024, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • February 29, 2024, 1:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • Online with Trainer Cassie Hemphill
  • 4

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  • 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 is the 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

February 26, 27, 28, & 29, 2024
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 COURSE

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

      February 26, 27, 28, & 29, 2024      1 PM – 5 PM ET

      Members $550 -- Regular $650 

      Last day to Register February 23, 2024 

      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 Fundamentals of 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 COURSE

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

        February 20 and 21, 2024 | 1 PM – 5 PM ET

        Members $275 --  Regular $325

        NEXT COURSE

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

          March 19-22, 2024 | 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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          Trainer: Cassie Hempill

           Cassie Hemphill has more than 25 years of   experience in public participation and 15 years   designing and delivering training. Her courses   emphasize transferable, applied skills participants use   to become more effective in their work and personal   lives and improve the world around them. Cassie’s   Ph.D. research explored public/private collaboration in   environmental management. Her M.A. research   analyzed decision-makers' openness to public input.   She has a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution   and is an IAP2 USA Certified Public Participation   Practitioner (CP3), a Certified Mediator (CM), and a  Certified Virtual Facilitator (CVF).


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