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RA Training Topics

WMU First Floor Meeting Sample Agenda (MS Word)

10 “Behind Closed Doors” Scenarios from NYU (MS Word)

12 “Behind Closed Doors” Scenarios from Florida Southern College (MS Word)

Marijuana

What Do I Do When I’m On Duty?

Past Semester Assessment Exercise

RA Selection Videos




Small Conflict

Needed: Current CAs as actors and paper & pencils for group Objective: Use problem solving skills and logical thinking to figure out proper ways to confront conflicting residents. The group will witness a small roommate conflict as a CA confronts the situation. The CA will say some things that are “correct” and other things that are not. First, the group will make their own list of things they saw that they felt were right and wrong. Then, everyone will discuss what they saw and their lists.






The Meaning of RA (Training or Selection Activity)

OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

CAROUSEL ACTIVITY

THE MEANING OF RA

 

 

R_______________________

E_______________________

S_______________________

I________________________

D_______________________

E_______________________

N_______________________

T_______________________

 

A_______________________

S_______________________

S_______________________

I________________________

S_______________________

T_______________________

A_______________________

N_______________________

T_______________________

 

Your group will be given 10 minutes to think of words that describe what they feel a Resident Assistant is according to the letters in the words.  For example, R could represent responsible, E could represent encourager, etc.  After you finish each group will be asked to share with the whole group.

 

The Meaning of RA (Training or Selection Activity)

American History X: very powerful film dealing with racism and hate groups — needs to be processed very well afterward.

Bent: a Holocaust film about gay/lesbian and Jewish oppression/violence (preview this first as there is some strong implicit sexual content).


 

Leadership Development

Mission Statement Workshop

Life Mission Statements from Institutions

Social Chair Workshop from UNI – Bender Hall

Women and Leadership: Turning Visions in to Deeds from Alverno College

Leading from Within: Exercising Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty from Duke University