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IAP2 Hosted - Understanding People and Communities

  • 20 Sep 2023
  • 21 Sep 2023
  • 2 sessions
  • 20 Sep 2023, 12:30 PM 3:30 PM (EDT)
  • 21 Sep 2023, 12:30 PM 3:30 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom
  • 12


  • For members of the IAP2 Affiliates or IAP2 Federation International Associates.
  • For members of the IAP2 Affiliates or IAP2 Federation International Associates.

Learn about and apply deep understanding and insights into the people and communities involved in P2/engagement processes, in order to make the processes more meaningful and effective. This course provides an introduction to working with diversity, equity and inclusion in P2/engagement.

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Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify and apply an approach for understanding people and communities for P2/Engagement processes

  • Reflect on factors of cultural competence and cultural humility and assess your practice and approach against the factors to identify areas of strength and growth

  • Apply a variety of analysis and mapping tools to understand diversity

  • Apply a variety of analysis and mapping tools including values and perspectives mapping

  • Identify ways to increase access and centre equity by reducing barriers to participation 

  • Reflect on how to build rapport, trust and relationships with people and communities and apply and assess approaches in a P2/engagement scenario

  • Assess and apply diversity and values mapping to planning and implementation of meaningful and effective P2/engagement across the Practice Framework  

Target Audience:

Practitioners building their skills to contribute to meaningful P2/engagement processes

Practitioners who want to understand and apply aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion to their P2/engagement programs

Practitioners and allied professionals who are looking to build their skills in understanding who to engage in meaningful P2/engagement

Course Delivery:

Online and hosted by IAP2 Canada.


Fundamental in P2 and Engagement or any course from the previous foundations program

Licensed Trainer:

Steph Roy McCallum is a facilitator, coach, trainer and leader of the most difficult conversations of our lives, and the Chief Storm Rider at the Courageous Leadership Project. She is author of the recently released book Leading Together: How Brave, Honest Conversations Can Transform Our Lives, Organizations and Communities (available November 17, 2022). With her heart on her sleeve and a deep breath for courage, she wades into the messy, important, beautiful conversations that can bring us together - or tear us apart. Her work in conflict transformation has taken her to 5 continents, leading brave, honest conversations to solve the challenges in our lives, organizations and communities – together. Steph is a trained Co-Active Leadership coach, a Certified Professional Facilitator and a Certified NeuroTransformational Coach She is an IAP2 Trainer, course developer and co-lead of curriculum development for the new IAP2 Global Learning Pathway being launched in 2023. Steph believes that brave, honest conversations are how we solve the challenges in our world, together.

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