are trained, certified facilitators in public participation,
outreach, and dispute
resolution. Warren Flint has
been a roster member of the US
Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (Tucson,
AZ) for the last 9 years.
have diverse experiences with all aspects of public
participation practice and can
guarantee it will be transparent, consensual, and inclusive
through the application of private, non-judgmental, non-coercive
believe the transformative approach works because it
people to increase their ability to control their own
lives. This empowerment creates more fulfilling experiences
mutual efforts to resolve shared problems according
to the group’s self-defined values. Transformative
facilitation promotes a sense of accomplishment and belonging
shared learning and dialogue in a process of growing
self-realization, self-definition, and self-determination.
out the full range of our public
We base our methodology on the principles of Technology
of Participation (ToP) and the many different tools
we employ are all
facilitation. The diversity of our public engagement
methods allow us to design and facilitate any process
a client might need to solve their particular problems
or address their unique situations.
also conduct training for Professional Development in
public participation practices that covers basic skills
as well as advanced facilitation methods, such as Social
Mapping, Collaborative Community Problem-Solving, Appreciative
Inquiry (AI), Open Space Technology (OST), Integral
Thinking, Pattern Mapping,
Design Charrettes, and the World Café process
in our public consultation work.
out our recent Projects to
learn the many different kinds of facilitation we
design and conduct for our clients.