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Facilitation Skills

Programme aim

This programme aims to support staff to develop confidence and competence in effective group facilitation skills. The target audience for the programme is staff who are facilitating groups of staff and service users.

Learning objectives

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  • understand and describe what is meant by group facilitation
  • identify and understand the key elements of the facilitation process
  • recognise the characteristics of group dynamics
  • identify and utilise group facilitation skills
  • enhance confidence in facilitation skills


This is a one day virtual programme.

Targeted participants

This programme is aimed at staff who are facilitating groups of staff and service users. The programme is open to experienced group facilitators wishing to engage in continued professional development, as well as staff who are newer to group facilitation and wish to develop their skills in this area.

Programme requirements

This virtual programme is an interactive and participative programme. Participants will be engaging with each other and with the facilitator in discussion and in group work. You will need to be able to see and hear each other throughout the programme.

To facilitate the best learning experience for all participants, you should only sign up for a programme if you have a laptop or PC with a camera, audio and a reliable internet connection. Using a tablet or mobile phone is not recommended. These do not allow you to access all the functionality needed to participate in the programme.

CORU Continuous Professional Development

Upon completion of this programme, health and social care professionals registered with CORU can identify this programme as a suitable continuous professional development (CPD) activity for their role. CPD credits may then be allocated based on the new or enhanced learning associated with the activity.

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Deirdre Caffrey