Based on work by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience and the National Park Service, this easy-to-read chart outlines the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of techniques for facilitated dialogue.

What you’ll learn

  • Verbal and Non-verbal facilitated dialogue techniques
  • A description of each technique
  • The strengths and challenges associated with each technique

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  1. I found this chart helpful and easy to use. I haven’t taken facilitated dialogue training but this chart is descriptive enough I would feel comfortable trying some new techniques from it.

    Does anyone have an example of Footprints? That technique isn’t entirely clear to me.

    Also, a technique that I’ve never facilitated but have loved participating in is 1 Minute of Listening. Usually in pairs, one partner speaks for a solid minute while the other person actively listens. It’s a rare break from the ping-pong conversational style I use in daily life and I surprise myself at what comes up from the depths when I’m given license to keep talking. Likewise, I’m surprised at what other people share when they totally and completely have the mic and my job is only to listen.


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