Landmark Education/Cirt/Large-group awareness training

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Landmark Forum staff member acknowledges Large-group awareness training[edit | edit source]

  • "Dennison's dissertation, which categorizes the Landmark Forum as a 'large group awareness training' is a qualitative study based on interviews with Forum graduates. He also reports predominantly positive outcomes and in addition, briefly summarizes philosophical components of the Forum."
  • "The extensive research literature on 'large group awareness training' published in the 1970s and 80s (summarized in Finkelstein, Wenegrat, and Yalom) is framed in psychological more than philosophical terms, albeit there is some reference to the training as existential psychotherapy."

  1. These two above quotes are co-authored by Steve Zaffron.
  2. Steve Zaffron is CEO of Vanto Group, which was previously known as Landmark Education Business Development (LEBD).
  3. Steve Zaffron is therefore a high-ranking staff member within the Landmark Education company hierarchy.
  4. Steve Zaffron as a co-author of the above cited article, acknowledges that the term "large group awareness training" has been used by academics in scholarly writings to refer to Landmark Forum.
  5. Steve Zaffron as a co-author of the above cited article, makes no attempt to disavow use of the term "large group awareness training" to refer to Landmark Forum.
  6. Steve Zaffron as a co-author of the above cited article, utilizes prior studies which make use of the term "large group awareness training" in reference to Landmark Forum, in order to state that Landmark Forum has "positive outcomes".
  7. Additional material on this topic by author Steve Salerno in multiple article series at SHAMblog:
  8. This is an important distinction to acknowledge that a high-ranking member of the Landmark Education hierarchy Steve Zaffron has used and cited the term "large group awareness training" in this manner. -- Cirt (talk) 16:17, 30 October 2013 (UTC)