Working with Another Facilitator

This chapter considers how two facilitators can work together with the same group. In the first part, I describe the advantages and disadvantages of cofacilitating and when it is beneficial. The second part of the chapter describes how cofacilitators can divide and coordinate their work. The last part discusses how the partners can reflect on their cofacilitation to improve it.

Facilitating a group is mentally challenging work. You need to simultaneously pay attention to content and process, verbal and nonverbal behavior, those who are speaking and those who are not, and what is apparently happening ...

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