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 SoulCollage® Facilitator Training   Portland   April 19 - 21, 2013

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SoulCollage® Facilitator Training
  • Do you love helping people grow and change?
  • Are you a coach, therapist, teacher, spiritual director, or other helping professional looking for a creative tool to help your clients tap into their intuition and inner wisdom?
  • Are you an artist who's interested in facilitating others' self-discovery through creative processes?
  • For therapists, give your individual and group therapy clients a powerful tool to help manage anxiety and depression, that is easy and fun for clients.

Join Suzie Wolfer LCSW and Marilyn McDonald LCSW for three day weekend will include a lively mix of experiential learning, lecture, reflective writing, and lots of sharing and discussion in both large and small groups. In addition, we will make cards, share cards, do readings, and use our own experiences as teaching examples for the group.   You don't need a degree or other credentials, just enthusiasm for the process and a desire to share an effective tool for growth, change and spirituality. 

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SoulCollage® Facilitator Training Details

Date

Friday  April 19, 2013  9:00 am through Sunday April 21, 2013 at 5:00 PM - 3 days

Location

Suzie's Studio / Office  12132 SE Foster Place, Portland OR 97266

For more information

Contact me at:  Suzie Wolfer LCSW,  503-224-3318, suzie@suziewolfer.com




What you will Learn

 


Our Facilitator Training focuses on preparing you to train others how to explore the depth and mystery of the SoulCollage® process rather than card-making as in a workshop. You will experience in depth "readings" to help others call up your own intuition and deepen self-knowledge and experience a tool to support well-being through the mindful use of SoulCollage® .  Here are just some of the things you will learn:

  • Creative ways to use and teach SoulCollage® to others for optimal nervous system regulation i.e. well-being and resilience
  • Principles of facilitating SoulCollage®
  • Learn by doing. You will make cards, share cards as a way to understand the principles of SoulCollage® from the point of view of a client.
  • Ways to create a safe structure which both protects and encourages self-discovery 
  • How to use SoulCollage® as a self-guided tool for inner reflecition and self soothing
  • Practical methods for giving reflective feedback and how this differs from analyzing, giving advice or stating opinions
  • Ways to use SoulCollage® in group settings, group dynamics for safety and well-being
  • You will also receive ideas on marketing your workshops, Including how to use: 
  1. The internet to create your "SoulCollage® " community & email marketing
  2. SoulCollage® Facilitators' listserve yahoo group
  3. Facilitator's "Neter Letter" newsletter,
  4. SoulCollage® Exhibitions
  5. Referral listings on the website for trained SoulCollage® Facilitators

You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the Training.  Once you receive your certificate, you may use the SoulCollage® trademark in doing individual or group work according to the Principles of SoulCollage®. Thus, SoulCollage® trains, rather than "certifies", facilitators.  To receive a "Certificate of Completion" you must attend the training from start to finish.

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Register



This training will be limited to 14 participants to make it personal, richly rewarding with time for sharing, and deeply experiencing the depth of SoulCollage® Register early to hold your place. Complete the Registration Form  and send it to Suzie with your payment.   You will receive an email confirmation within three business days. If you have any questions about the training, please email Suzie  suzie@suziewolfer.com.

Complete application and send with payment to Suzie at:

  • email to suzie@suziewolfer.com, or
  • mail  12132 SE Foster Place, Portland OR 97266.  or
  • FAX to 866-496-5630

Pay by Check:  Please make check out to Suzie Wolfer,
                           12132 SE Foster Place Portland OR 97266

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If you will be attending from out of town
, there are a number of B & Bs and hotels nearby. 

People have stayed at the Blue Bird Guest House. 

         3517 Southeast Division Street, Portland, OR     4.8 mi
         (503) 238-4333 · bluebirdguesthouse.com


And our own Kym Cumbo, SoulCollage® Facilitator, has a room listed on Air B & B. 

Google maps lists a number of possibilities for B & Bs and hotels


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Requirements

No degree or certification is required
to take this training, but we ask that you have finished the following before your training weekend.  You can register any time to hold your place, and complete the items before the training

  1. I’ve attended at least on  basic SoulCollage® workshop     
  2. I’ve read SoulCollage®: An Intuitive Collage Process for Individuals and  Groups and SoulCollage® Evolving: An Intuitive Collage Process for Self-Discovery and Community
  3.  I’ve listened to Seena’s 2 CDs “SoulCollage” Introduction to SoulCollage®” with a guided meditation, the other about “Facilitating SoulCollage® in Groups    
  4. I’ve made a 5  SoulCollage® cards in each suit for my SoulCollage® deck and practiced reading them    
  5. Read and familiarized yourself with the Principles of SoulCollage®


CEUs


For therapists holding a LCSW or LPC credential, 20.75 CEUs will be offered for continuing education



Cost



$599 
if you register before March 13, 2013

Pay by check or credit card or PayPal

Save $100 and register early

$699 after March 13, 2013.

Early Bird Payment Plan Option:   two $299.50 payments by credit card.  The first will be processed when you register.  The second payment will be processed on March 13, 2013.                 

SoulCollage® Facilitator Training includes:

  • Meals including Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunch
  • Beverages & snacks
  • All training sessions
  • All card making materials including lots of blank cards and an abundance of images 
  • A binder with all training materials
  • one-year membership in the SoulCollage® Facilitators' Circle
  • Subscription to the SoulCollage® Facilitator monthly e-newsletter, the Neter Letter
  • Special session on marketing and business development
  • An invitation to join the collaborative SoulCollage® Facilitator list serve, where you will find resources for workshop design, readings, and just about anything you will need to get started.  In addition, you’ll have access to a committed Tribe of facilitators, who already number over 1000 people worldwide!
  • An Invitation to join our local SoulCollage® PNW facilitator network that meets monthly in the Portland area.
  • A follow-up group mentoring tele-conference with Suzie to help you get started.
  • 40% discount on individual mentoring sessions with Seena to deepen your practice.
  • Eligible for 21 hours of Continuing Education Credit for LCSWs and LPCs

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Cancellation

Policy



A full refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be given if you need to cancel your place in the SoulCollage® Facilitator Training as long as the cancellation is received up to two weeks prior to the training, before April 5, 2013.


No refund or credit is given for cancellations after April 5, 2013.


Some exceptions may be made for sudden incapacitating illness or family emergencies. You may also apply a credit toward a new SoulCollage® training led by Suzie Wolfer LCSW held within the next 12 months. You will still pay only the original training fee of $599 even if this fee is increased in the future. If you must make a last minute cancellation, you also have the option of offering your payment toward a scholarship fund which we are building to support the work.



About Suzie


I was thrilled to be in the second group of Facilitators trained by Seena Frost LMFT in June of 2004.  And just 9 years later there are over 1300  of us facilitating SoulCollage® world wide.

I’ve been working with my cards for over 9 years, and use them frequently for my personal enrichment.  I also use my cards for business planning, problem solving and visioning. It seems we are only beginning to realize the power of this magnificent tool.

I’ve had a unique opportunity to offer SoulCollage® for patients in the Providence Out Patient Behavioral Health Program.  In the last 9 years have lead over 100s of SoulCollage® groups totally over 1000 face to face hours. 

My psychotherapy clients have found they not only feel better but make deeper progress and have more fun using SoulCollage®.  In addition, my 4000 plus hours of training in Somatic Experiencing®, transpersonal psychology, native American spirituality and metaphysics gives you the advantage of working with an experience and skilled Trainer, with a very wide range of knowledge to share

My teaching experience includes over 10,000 hours of psycho-educational and group therapy.  I’ve taught art workshops, international trade, college level statistics as well SoulCollage® mentioned above.

Learn more about my training, education and experience.

Perhaps the best qualification however is that after 9 years of working with my own cards, my passion for SoulCollage® deepens. I delight in offering this tool to other kindred spirits. 

I hope you will join me!

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What people are saying





“I feel empowered and have a clear direction after our work together.  I would pay double for this exposure and insight. . . . you now occupy a front row seat in my internal gratitude "auditorium"  --  Thank you so much for doing this work--and making it so matter of fact, devoid of shame, and FUN.   I will see you again.”                                                                                                                                       B. K.  Full Time Mother, Portland, Oregon

“Working with you stands at the top of some of the most challenging and rewarding work I have ever done.  The way you worked with me allowed me to dive deep.   You do very good depth work without getting in the way.  This is truly a gift.  I am grateful.”

                                                              C. C., web designer and photographer, Gresham Oregon

“You did an absolutely splendid job and the SoulCollage® experience was extremely helpful to me.  My card keeps "talking" to me.  I am amazed that I thought I was making a card about woundedness and weakness and it turned out to reveal and reinforce strength that I didn't know I had.   I'm gonna sink my teeth into this process.  IT IS VERY POWERFUL! (But I'm sure you already knew that!)  Thank you again.  I doubt you know how very gifted you are.  I so deeply appreciate and admire your openness and authenticity.  You are wonderful.  And you're a very, very good teacher.  PS  That may be the best workshop I've ever been to.”     

J. S., Psychotherapist, Lake Oswego, Oregon

"Amazing!  For an East Coast Skeptic, this was amazing to help on my journey of understanding myself.  I gained an understanding of a particular problem I had."      

                                                                              L. J., NIH Researcher,  Washington DC

"It's amazing I could do this [SoulCollage] at all.  At almost 86 years old, I did not expect to become so excited about learning a new way to understand my life, past and present.” 

                                                                                                   H. D.  Beaverton, Oregon


“I trust entering a group you facilitate because I know the safe experience you will create. I'm not sure exactly how you do it, but I know that you are conscious in your intention, fully present and lead by example. You build a group where we all know we are accepted and belong - it becomes "our" group.”

    A. B.  Hillsboro, Oregon