Services

We can support you to strengthen your researcher-practitioner connections, integrate disciplinary approaches, and conduct inclusive problem-solving. We provide intensive coaching and facilitation for applying Toolkit360. We conduct Toolkit360 training workshops. We will plan your next inclusive problem-solving initiative with you. And whenever you need, we will connect you to other natural hazards and disaster researchers and practitioners.

Coaching & Facilitation

Organizing and conducting inclusive problem-solving that brings together researchers and practitioners takes significant effort and experience. We can support you to do this more efficiently and effectively. We provide coaching and facilitation on a per-tool basis using Toolkit360. For each Toolkit360 tool that you want support for, we coach you to apply it to your situation and facilitate each associated session. Toolkit360 coaching and facilitation cost $7,000 per tool or $77,000 for all twelve tools (plus any travel costs). Don’t know what tools to use for your situation? Join Impact360 Alliance to do a free Toolkit360 planning workshop with us.

Training

You can improve your skills to organize and facilitate inclusive problem-solving effectively. We offer training workshops on how to do inclusive problem-solving using Toolkit360, as well as how to facilitate each of the individual Toolkit360 tools. We can provide workshops on group facilitation, visual thinking for problem-solving, and improv for integrating research and practice. Private workshops are conducted for $3,500 per day (plus any travel costs). We also run scheduled open-registration workshops online and in-person. Join Impact360 Alliance to find out when the next open-registration workshop is scheduled.

“I have served as a broadcast meteorologist for 40 years, and clearly understand physical science is not enough to do my job effectively, especially during times of dangerous and life threatening weather. Impact360 Alliance is the organization we have been waiting for; it brings the interdisciplinary approach we desperately need to be successful. Those in leadership, and on the steering committee, are visionaries that will bring actionable knowledge to practitioners. Knowledge that can result in more lives saved. ”

James Spann, CBM
ABC 33/40
@spann

“The Impact360 Alliance is an exciting outgrowth of efforts by government, academic, business, and non-profit leaders who are passionate about improving society’s response and resilience in natural hazards. Having watched the idea grow from before it had a name, I am thrilled to see the reality it has become. I have no doubt this organization, and the fantastic people who support it, will make a difference.”

Lans P. Rothfusz
Former Deputy Director of NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory

“In the United States the work of disaster risk reduction will never be accomplished solely by the private sector, nor will it be a production solely of the government. There is (and has for a very long time) been the need for interlocutors, experts who can bring scientists and other experts together with practitioners, policy makers, and citizens. It's work we all believe in, but balancing expertise with participation and representation (i.e. democracy) is hard, unrelenting work. I am confident that the Impact360 Alliance will be a crucial leader in this work.”

Scott Gabriel Knowles
Professor of History, Drexel University
slowdisaster.com  |  @USofDisaster

“In the summer of 2019, our natural hazards community had the chance to see Impact360 Alliance in action. Their use of graphic recording, storytelling, and other creative approaches to facilitate information sharing helped promote new conversations and connections between researchers and practitioners. This is how enduring change becomes possible.”

Lori Peek
Director
Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder

"Working with Scott and his talented team at Impact360 Alliance was an absolute pleasure. They were collaborative, agile and innovative and treated us as true team members. Experts in their field, and always ready to try new things, they took on new approaches, such as webinars, with ease, and made them an instant success. We greatly enjoyed the partnership and would welcome an opportunity to work with them again in the future."

Laura Stockwell
CEO, Big Thinkers Society

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