PCE for Group Education
Thank you for your interest in Your Toolbox: PCE for Group Education.
In order for attendees to come away from the training well-prepared to lead PCE group education sessions, we strongly suggest both the educator (the attendee) and the agency sending the educator meet certain criteria:
- The EDUCATOR should already be familiar with many of the principles and techniques used in individual education, and
- The AGENCY plans to support educators with well-designed PCE classes, as well as opportunities for educators to 1) prepare for leading classes, 2) give feedback about the classes, and 3) improve their PCE skills on an ongoing basis.
We are asking agencies to send each attendee with a copy of a class outline developed by the agency so the attendee can practice identifying the PCE principles and techniques. Also, we will be discussing ways for educators to prepare for classes and to give feedback about class designs.
For guidance on the principles and techniques included in a well-designed PCE class, please see the PCE Class Design and Environment Review Tool for GROUP Education.
Criteria for the Educator:
Listed below are many of the key principles and techniques educators need to effectively lead PCE group sessions. This workshop is appropriate for those who have at least moderate skills using most of these competencies .
Before completing the registration form:
Please spend a few minutes thinking about your skill level using the following principles and techniques, and mark the appropriate column for each. Note: It is very important for the attendee to complete this skill assessment (rather than have another person complete it for them).
If you would like more detailed information about the principles and techniques, please see the PCE Key Competencies tool (on the CA WIC PCE website).