Training Resources

Standing on the other side of the fence

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***WARNING***
This is a VERY high risk program for many people. Make sure the facilitator is willing and able to handle mixed and sometimes angry reactions! When Kevin and I facilitated “Standing on the Other Side of the Fence,” it was originally an interactive program about GLBT individuals and the problems they face every day, […]

By |February 28th, 2015|Categories: Diversity, Presentations, Reviewed||1 Comment

Legal Information Related To Movie Programs

Editor’s note: Following are two submissions to the site. One discusses the ramifications of using a rented cassette for "Public performance," and the other has information about a service called Swank Motion Pictures, where you can obtain specially licensed video tapes. The most important thing is […]

By |September 4th, 2014|Categories: Other Resources||0 Comments

Being On Duty

Being on duty… perhaps there are some exceptions out there, but I doubt most RAs consider this their favorite part of the job.

Then again, there are tons of benefits, right? *sarcasm alert* After all, when you are on duty, you get to carry a cell phone, which you answer something like, “Uhhh, (Yawn, groan) […]

By |August 30th, 2014|Categories: Other Resources||0 Comments

Making Your Way Into the Housing Profession

You’re an RA. You love your job. You think you might want to go into housing as a career, or at least for part of your career. But you don’t hear a lot of people say “I want to be a Residence Hall Director when I grow up”, so you may not know how […]

By |August 29th, 2014|Categories: Other Resources||0 Comments

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 […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Reviewed, Selection and Hiring, Training Resources||0 Comments

Legal note on showing movies

Editor’s note: Following are two very old submissions to the site (the video cassette comment may have given this away) 🙂 If you have updated information about this topic, please provide it in the comments!

One discusses the ramifications of using a rented movie for “Public performance,” and the other has information about a service […]

By |August 21st, 2014|Categories: Advice, Other Resources||0 Comments