Part One: Self-Awareness & Self-Advocacy Members and peer facilitators will be able to identify their purpose for being on a board and the supports needed to be a successful board member
Session 1: Why are you here? Session 2: Understanding gifts & talents Session 3: Effective Communication Session 4: Becoming a Powerful Change Agent Session 5: Professionalism
Part Two: Purpose and Components of Boards of Directors and Advisory Councils Members and peer facilitators will be able to identify the characteristics of an effective board member and ways in which their unique gifts and talents fit in that role.
Session 6: Purpose of a Board of Directors/Advisory Council Session 7: Responsibility of Boards of Directors and Advisory Councils Session 8: Serving on a Board of Directors and Advisory Council Session 9: Selecting the Board on Which to Serve
Part Three: Translating Knowledge into Practice Members and peer facilitators will take the knowledge that they have gained in Part One & Part Two and practice the skills they have learned about.
Session 10: Networking Session 11: Board and council meeting scenarios