When people recognise the need for a way out of their conflict, a facilitator can be their pathfinder, using methods that quickly get to the heart of issues.
Like a lot of people who choose (or are forced!) to work with groups, Ash Alluri arrived at the need to work on a deeper level in collaboration. He wasn’t interested in anything piecemeal; he was hungry for something in-depth, so he could really immerse himself. Before enrolling in our Advanced Diploma of Group Facilitation, Ash had a […]
Here’s a message from the Groupwork Centre’s sister organisation: Hello extended Commonground community We wanted to update you with some of the recent happenings at Commonground and share information about a special post-election offering for all our hard working campaigning friends out there. 2019 Easter Gathering – a very productive affair! We had over […]
“A compelling life story, beautifully told.” Rosie Batty Glen Ochre had a tough, wild and courageous life. Here’s a link to an ABC radio interview with her partner Ed McKinley, Co-founder of the Groupwork Centre, about her and the story she wrote before she died. Raised deep in the bush of central New South Wales, […]
Do you feel the need to be nice? Trying to achieve great results and enjoy productive relationships at work can be a tough balancing act, especially when you need to save time and money. Take heart – you can make things easier for both you and your team! A key factor is emotional resilience, when you apply […]
Five years ago, the Department of Human Services was seeking tenders for a new approach to service delivery to young and pregnant mums who were a part of the Out of Home Care system. Their research found that a very high percentage of the next generation end up in the same situation. So they developed […]
Here’s a beaut story from Andrea Curran-Bennett, a manager in the disability arena. This is her take on the challenges of leading others and (beware: plug for us ahead) why she likes our training in supervising skills: “I stepped into a leadership role six years ago. Part of that was supporting and managing people; I knew […]