Our Whole Lives (OWL) Facilitator Training at Silver Lake

Our Whole Lives (OWL) Facilitator Training at Silver Lake

Our Whole Lives (OWL) Facilitator Training at Silver Lake
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 1:30 PM to Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 3:30 PM

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Sean Amato

As of 07/18/2022, this program is FULL - all of the event's limited participant slots have been filled. To be put on a waitlist, please contact Sean Amato (amatos@sneucc.org).

Looking to bring this faith and sexuality curriculum to your congregation?  
SNEUCC will offer Jr/Sr High Training which covers curriculum for two levels; Grades 7-9 and 10-12.  Save the date for the facilitator training at Silver Lake Camp and Retreat Center.

Implementing the nation’s most highly regarded sexuality education curriculum is a big responsibility. Training prepares facilitators to succeed in their role and enables your faith development team members to understand their own and others’ sexuality within the context of United Church of Christ values.

Training Benefits for Congregations

  • Improves Our Whole Lives program quality and outreach potential
  • Grounds facilitators in Our Whole Lives values and social justice emphasis
  • Decreases incidents of inappropriate boundaries and poor implementation
  • Prepares facilitators to address parent/caregiver questions
  • Readies facilitators to lead two grade levels of Our Whole Lives in one training
  • Enables facilitators to represent your program to media and your community
Training Benefits for Facilitators
  • Curriculum overview and implementation guidance
  • Facilitation practice
  • Recommendations for addressing special education and behavioral challenges
  • Clarification of facilitator/parent/participant roles
  • Education in placing sexuality in a religious and spiritual context
  • Access to Sexuality and Our Faith visuals (for secondary levels)
  • Self-assessment of comfort and readiness to facilitate
  • Trainer assessment and feedback
  • Access to Our Whole Lives email list for peer support
Cost is $425 per person which includes registration, lodging in the Retreat Center at Silver Lake, and 6 meals.  Your place is reserved upon receipt of payment.  Space is limited to 20 participants. 

We are pleased to announce that our trainers for the program are Jane Detwiler and Sandra Greenfield.

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