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Connection Activities | BOOST Live

Connection Activities | BOOST Live Vertical Playpen Podcast

Connection Activities | BOOST Live Connection Activities Recorded at BOOST Live DescriptionEpisode 130: Do connection activities actually help our participants connect? This was the topic of discussion in this live-recorded episode of the Vertical Playpen podcast. It was recorded while attending the BOOST (Best Out-Of-School Time) April 2022 Conference in Palm Springs, CA. The contributors […]

Facilitating Dialogue Sessions | Josh Nadzam

Facilitating Dialogue Sessions | Josh Nadzam Vertical Playpen Podcast

Facilitating Dialogue Sessions with Josh Nadzam Dialogue Session Facilitation Tips with Josh Nadzam Description Episode 128: Josh Nadzam is co-founder of On The Move Art Studio, and an instructor at the University of Kentucky. He joins host Phil Brown to talk about the impact of facilitation and its power to fuel important conversations – even […]

Facilitating on a Challenge Course

Facilitating on a Challenge Course Vertical Playpen Podcast

Facilitating on a Challenge Course How do you Facilitate on a Challenge Course? Description Episode 125: Facilitating on a Challenge Course – that’s our Training Teams’ area of expertise. Gain invaluable tips and ideas on how to make the most of your participant’s challenge course experience. From 1-day programs to multi-day challenge course experience programs, […]

Uncovering Inner Resilience For Those Impacted by Cancer | Madeline Brooks

Uncovering Inner Resilience For Those Impacted by Cancer | Madeline Brooks Vertical Playpen Podcast

Uncovering Inner Resilience For Those Impacted by Cancer | Madeline Brooks Resilience In Facing Cancer with Madeline Brooks & Adventure-Based Programs at OnBelay Description Episode 123: Today’s VPP guest is Madeline Brooks. She’s the Executive Director at OnBelay, an organization that supports cancer patients and their families. Their mission is to “Build community among youth […]

Trauma-Informed Facilitation | Andrew Florence

Trauma-Informed Facilitation | Andrew Florence Vertical Playpen Podcast

Trauma-Informed Facilitation | Andrew Florence Trauma-Informed Facilitation with Andrew Florence Description Episode 122: Meet Andrew Florence, Director of Experiential Learning at Crossnore Communities for Children on VPP today. Host Phil Brown has lined up a series of questions addressing the many facets of adventure-based counseling and Trauma-Informed Facilitation. Here’s a summary of talking points… Topics […]

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