Kelsey Stavseth2019-11-06T00:51:58-08:00

Kelsey Stavseth

HSA USA Associate – Vermont

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What others like and admire about me

  • Enthusiastic and passionate trainer
  • Visionary – awesome graphic recorder – able to see something and turn it into something beautiful
  • Able to break down large/broad concepts to help people understand
  • Down to earth, welcoming and approachable
  • Always looking for ways to make things equitable and inclusive
  • Brave and never gives up

What’s important to me

  • Integrating stories from the group into the training. Making the material relevant to those in attendance.
  • Receiving frequent feedback about difficult concepts or ideas that are confusing or need more explaining
  • Making sure people are having fun and enjoying the training
  • Developing a connection with the group that helps create a positive environment for participation and challenging conversation.
  • Conveying core values that inform my care and person centered approach.
  • Having passion for the content and relaying the real life impact Person Centered Thinking can have on the people we serve and ourselves!
  • Fully exploring the “why” of everything we do as service providers.
  • Having time to establish dialogue between learners and the trainer
  • Establishing Respect, Engagement, Safety, Relevance, Immediacy and Inclusion (Principles of Dialogue Education)
  • Creating opportunities for ‘stretching’ perspectives and ideas about providing services.
  • Asking Powerful,Appreciative,open questions.
  • Creating Relationships with the group.
  • Establishing a good rhythm and flow to the day.

How best to support me

  • Participants engaging with the training by asking clarifying and insightful questions, which foster a deeper understanding of the material.
  • Group participation and energy.
  • Frequent feedback throughout the day stating what is/isn’t working
  • Share your knowledge and experiences –they are relevant, important and appreciated!
  • Having someone available to support with set up and troubleshoot any technical issues.
  • If group sharing is not your thing, please come and find me during a brief break for a one on one share.
  • Ability to access the space prior to the training. Being able to set up the night before
  • At least 15 minutes of alone time throughout the day to refuel myself.
  • ‘Lean into discomfort’
  • Compliments go a long way!
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