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Resident or Friend?

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The role of a resident assistant often requires a lot of discretion and "dirty work." It is not a glamorous job, and many do not want to have to deal…

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Dealing with the death of a resident

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In the early part of this school year, I was called into my Hall Director's office to recieve some bad news. One of my residents, Curt, had died in a…

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Dealing with the aftermate of a Suicide

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Last semester was my first semester as an RA. I had a floor of 67 coed first-year students. Late in the year, one of my residents, who had become a…

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Starting the 2nd Semester Right

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What do you think are some ways to get started on the right foot in the second semester? A bit of advice that I think would be helpful for you…

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Confidentiality – Respecting Your Residents

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One thing that’s important to remember in any job that you do is to treat your customer with respect. As members of Hall Staff, our customers are the residents. One…

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