Dave guides groups through a process of discovery; the discovery of our story, our past and our present, so that we might look to the future of our choosing, one where we are the creators, the actors, the leaders; one that meets our needs, the needs of those we love, and those who will be here long after we are gone.
He incorporates methods that grow out of the popular education movement of Latin America, influenced and shaped by the work of Paolo Friere.
He is highly skilled in utilizing person centered planning tools such as MAPS, PATH and Solution Circles, tools created by Jack Pearpoint, Marsha Forest and John O'Brien of Inclusion Press. For more than 15 years he has been associated with the work of Inclusion Press. He has participated in the evolution of these methods of group action planning.
He shares the commitment to action that leads to more inclusive, healthy and safe communities and organizations. He whole heartedly embraces Marsha's vision captured in her words, "Together We're Better!"
Dave works with many different kinds of groups, including: