Adult Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
WHAT TRAINING IS NEEDED TO LEAD AN ADULT WELLNESS CIRCLE?
No training is necessary, but it is advised that you read through the facilitator guide thoroughly, and take some time to listen to the tutorials as well. Once you have done these two things and have internalized the process you should be ready to go.
If attending a training with the creators of the program is possible that would also be great but is certainly not necessary. In person trainings prepare people to facilitate all of the three types of wellness circles: adult, parent or teen and are completed within one day.
WHO CAN BECOME AN ADULT WELLNESS CIRCLE FACILITATOR?
Anyone who is comfortable running groups, who connects with others, and can offer compassionate listening with sincere and gentle encouragement can fulfill this role. A wellness circle facilitator will be involved in helping to support group members as they seek to create a life of less stress and healthier choices. Anyone who can offer compassionate listening with sincere and gentle encouragement can fulfill this role.
Wellness circles are designed to provide a safe space for people to decipher what changes they want to make, and then provide time and space for them to discover how to make those changes. At the core, the wellness circle facilitator will help need to know how to create a space for participants to become the experts on their own lives and to help them take concrete steps to make greater wellness a reality for them.
They must also recruit circle members, take care of all communication and all other responsibilities required to run the group start to finish.
WHERE CAN I ATTEND A TRAINING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ADULT WELLNESS CIRCLES?
We offer in person trainings that cover all of our programs - adult, teen, and parent. These are one day trainings that include meals.
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WHAT GROUPS OF PEOPLE MIGHT BENEFIT FROM THE SUPPORT OF AN ADULT WELLNESS CIRCLE?
Our Adult Wellness Circle program has been used with and benefited many people. Senior citizens, college students, fire fighters, young adults, clergy, retirees, veterans, empty nesters, police, the newly retired, teachers, those facing a loss, men’s groups, those in prison and those just released are all among the groups of people who have used our program.