Join us for the popular and dynamic
MotherWoman Group Facilitator
MotherWoman Facilitator Training
prepares participants to:
- Create safety and mutual respect for sharing authentic experiences of motherhood, especially those which are difficult or taboo to express.
- Master group dynamics and skills for achieving optimal group engagement.
- Explore cultural messages and myths about motherhood that impact maternal self esteem, mental health and well-being.
- Understand and lead culturally competent and sensitive support groups that honor and welcome meaningful sharing among diverse mothers.
- Motivate and empower personal and social change by understanding the intersectionality of race, class, religion and culture on maternal mental health and perinatal mood disorders.
- Provide a trauma-informed, strength-based group experience where women gain not only improved skills that lead to enhanced maternal self esteem, but a deep sense of lasting self-worth as a mother and a woman.
This 3 day training intensive is for seasoned group facilitators, medical and mental health professionals, doulas, midwives, childbirth educators and peer support leaders, as well as women and community leaders without prior group facilitation experience.
"I’d been running support groups for three years and felt I was very skilled as a facilitator. The methods I learned through the MotherWoman Facilitator Training have transformed my group beyond anything I could have expected.”
Carol McMurrich, Founder of Empty Arms
The MotherWoman Group Model© is replicable in a variety of settings and with diverse populations, such as mothers in recovery, teen mothers, Spanish speaking women, etc. This model is easily adapted to include program-specific curricula and is especially effective in partnership with MotherWoman’s Community-based Perinatal Support Model© (CPSM).
20.0 Social Work CEUs are offered as part of the training.
Limited scholarships available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for application.
“MotherWoman saved my life. The group was my missing piece,
the place where I found myself…” Erica Asselin, a mother in recovery
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***Transfers: If you cannot attend and you would like someone else to attend in your place, please use the Eventbrite Registration website to "Ask a question" with the same email address used for registration and we can transfer the ticket to someone else's name. You must provide us with that person’s name, phone and email within 3 days of the training.
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MotherWoman supports and empowers mothers to create personal and social change by building community safety nets, impacting family policy and promoting the leadership and resilience of mothers.