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Form: What to Do and How

What is needed for the PFAC to form?

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  • An opportunity for all council members to meet, connect and learn about each other, virtually or in-person
  • A common understanding of why the council members are being brought together, how they can leverage their personal experiences towards working for common goals
  • A common understanding of the council’s place within the organizational structure, as well as who is supporting the council
  • Facilitated learning opportunities about group-forming and effective participation
  • Ongoing conversation, in the form of subsequent meetings or discussion forums
  • Opportunities to ask questions, express concerns and identify issues
  • Agreement on confidentiality and establishment of trust among all members

To-Do List

 Task Description 
Identify training/preparation strategy for the organization
  • supporting material
  • facilitated training/preparation
  • training/preparation incorporated into initial and ongoing council meetings
Identify ideal resources to support training/preparation
  • internal/external resources, i.e. council chair/co-chair, facilitators/trainers
  • event organization

Samples/Templates/References (Multimedia)

Last modified: Fri, Jan 04, 2013
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