How do you shift your outlook from a deficiency-driven approach? How can you identify and amplify your organization’s strengths? How can you apply lessons learned from those strengths to areas where there is opportunity to improve? The concept of Appreciative Inquiry will help you enact positive change and focus on your organization’s assets and proficiencies.

In this training ‘Organizational Transformation Through Appreciative Inquiry,’ attendees will take a deep dive into Appreciative Inquiry and find out how it can be applied to the human services field.

Training Overview

  • Presented either in-person or virtually
  • Customizable content/duration
  • Up to 40 participants

Participants will learn about using Appreciative Inquiry to focus on strengths versus weaknesses and turn perceived deficiencies into innovation. This training walks through the ‘5-D Cycle’ – a step-by-step guide for implementing Appreciative Inquiry. CQL trainers also share tips that can help human services organizations avoid common pitfalls and challenges in embracing Appreciative Inquiry. If you want to spark transformation and shift your culture, this is the training for your organization!

Training Objectives

  • Benefits and impact of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Application of Appreciative Inquiry to human services
  • Insight into the ‘5-D Cycle’ of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Real-world scenarios highlighting the effectiveness of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Specific steps to implementing the Appreciative Inquiry process

Training Duration & Pricing

CQL will work with you to customize the content, duration, and scheduling of this training to meet your unique needs. For planning purposes, versions of this training can be provided anywhere from 3 – 6 hours in length, virtually or in-person, on a single day or across multiple days, with costs ranging from $875 – $1,750.

If the training is being presented in-person, the organization is also responsible for travel and lodging costs. Organizations will be billed for these expenses in addition to the training cost. Prices are subject to change.

Please Note: Organizations that are pursuing or have achieved CQL Accreditation can take advantage of a 5% discount on the costs of CQL training.