Facilitator Training Opportunity


Facilitator Basic Training Event
April 27 – 29, 2017

At this training event you will learn:

  • • The philosophy of the healing model developed by Warriors’ Journey Home
  • • How to inform your local community & engage their support
  • • How to invite veterans, their families and like-minded others
  • • How to create intentional sacred space
  • • Essential understandings of the unique issues our veterans face on their return
  • • How to listen to the moral injury and soul wound
  • • How to respond
  • • Become a part of the Warriors’ Journey Home family

April 27 – Thursday 6:30 p.m. Dinner Meeting – Welcome, Introductions & Outline

April 28 – Friday Morning Session:
8:30 – Our Mission – Understanding Veterans and Warriors.  The emergent needs of our veterans and their families.  Defining the soul wound, the moral injury and how to bring healing and restoration.

12:00 Lunch Break

1:00 – Ministering to veterans and how to invite their participation.  The facilitator’s role and responsibility and the necessity of space.  A brief outline of the six part journey home for a veteran and how to achieve wellness.

5:30 Dinner Break

7:00 Setting the First Healing Circle

April 29
8:30 Defining Post Trauma and signs of greater issues – why these are spiritual.  The role of the People of Strong Heart (civilians). 
Healing Circle – in practice

12:00 Lunch Break

1:00 – 3:00  Healing Circle and Wrap Up Issues!
We will begin on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. with a working dinner and conclude the opening day at

9:00 p.m.  Saturday, April 29 will conclude no later than 3:00 p.m.  All sessions will be held at: 
First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC
85 Heritage Dr.
Tallmadge, Ohio 44278

Lodging Recommendation: (A short drive to the training site)
Country Inn & Suites
1420 Main St.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
The cost for the training event is $150.00 and includes materials, lectures, Thursday dinner; Friday lunch and dinner; Saturday breakfast and lunch – refreshments during breaks.  Make checks payable to WJH or pay on line at our web page – warriorsjourneyhome.org

Click Here for Registation Form

Successful completion of this initial 21.5 hours of training will merit a designation as a Provisional Facilitator by Warriors’ Journey Home, Inc. should you choose to be a WJH Facilitator.  You will also have access to our web page for network purposes and the support of other WJH facilitators and ongoing support and opportunities throughout the year. 

Country Inn & Suites Cuyahoga Falls
1420 Main St
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
Fax 330-926-1218

Country Inn & Suites has reserved several rooms at a discount for WJH on a first come first served.  Please be mindful that this is during the basketball tournament and availability of rooms may be scarce in the area.  Let me know if I can be of assistance. 

Contact Dr. John Schluep