Description of the ToP® Facilitation Methods (TFM) training:

A two-day training (8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.) for 20 participants in the ToP® (Technologies of Participation) methodology will be conducted December 14-15, 2017, at the Westin Hotel, in Richmond, Virginia.

The training approach will be:

  • to demonstrate the three ToP methods –
    • the ToP Focused Conversation method
    • the ToP Consensus Workshop method
    • the ToP Action Planning process
  • to instruct in the theory of each method
  • to organize and coach participant-led practice sessions using ToP methods

A ToP training manual will be provided for each participant and a completion certificate will be awarded to those who complete the two-day training.


Westin Richmond

6631 West Broad Street

Richmond, VA  23230


Training Rooms:  Blue Ridge A and Blue Ridge B

Continental Breakfast will be provided

Participants are responsible for lodging (including reserving your room), lunch and dinner


Seating is limited, so please sign up ASAP.

*Participants must attend both days, all day, in order to receive a completion certificate.*


Who can attend?

A. One representative from each CSB  or

B. One representative from each CSB and one coalition representative only.


The following 5 participants have already been confirmed and registered, please do not RSVP again. 

Kimberly Kidd

Valerie Murphy

Abigail Meier

Melissa Ackley

Megan Gordan

If your name is not on this list and you WILL be attending, Please click here to RSVP!

One Responses

  • If you need to reserve you hotel, please do so ASAP. Rooms are filling up at the Westin.

    Ask for the Government rate and let them know you are with the ToP Facilitation Methods Training.

    Westin Richmond
    6631 West Broad Street
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804) 282-8444

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