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Here is some descriptive information on this online course excerpted from the program's webpage:

Building on over 18 years of experience in facilitating hundreds of social support networks for people living in isolation, PLAN Institute for Caring Citizenship has created “Weaving the Ties that Bind,” an online course for facilitators. Using our proven approach, this course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a social network facilitator.

Designed to be both practical and inspirational “Weaving the Ties that Bind” consists of four easy to follow modules:
1. Understanding social support network facilitation
2. Preparing to develop a social support network
3. Addressing challenges and building confidence as a facilitator
4. An introduction to Tyze, a new online social networking site

The 25 – 30 hours of course instruction includes:
- Comprehensive, accessible, online training
- Overview of the principles and theory of social support network facilitation
- How to develop a network including the three development phases
- How to maintain a network
- Tyze online “Community of Practice”
- A personal Tyze site

Who is this course designed for?
Individuals working with or living with people who are socially isolated including seniors, people with disabilities and/or chronic health challenges, and youth.

Information taken from the program's website as viewed on 4/3/14 at plan-31.myshopify.com/products/weaving-the-ties-that-bind-online
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