Staff Training Activities You Don't Need

Recorded Webinar

Camp HowePRESENTER: Ethan Schafer, Ph.D.
COST: ACA members: $35, Non-Members: $70
CECs: 1.5

During staff training week, time is limited and attention spans are short. To get the most out of your staff, you need to know what activities will be useful, and how to avoid those that will just waste time. Although it might surprise you, many commonly-held workshops add little if anything to your staff's development. Through this webinar, we will identify the staff training activities you don't need, and offer better solutions for a more effective staff week.  By the end of this webinar, participants will learn (a) common staff training topics that are not needed, and how to fix them, (b) how to identify staff training strategies that have and have not been effective in general, and (c) how to save money and time by learning skills to plan a more efficient staff training week.

Presenter Bios:
Ethan D. Schafer, Ph.D. received his doctorate in child clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 2004. He earned his BA from the University of Michigan, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with High Honors in Psychology. Dr. Schafer is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at Case, where he teaches classes in abnormal child psychology, psychological assessment of children, and human sexual behavior. He is licensed child clinical psychologist.  Dr. Schafer specializes in treating children and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues. Dr. Schafer consults with summer camps and local schools, conducting training and educational workshops for parents, teachers, camp counselors and staff, day care staff, and other child care professionals. 

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Core Competencies: 
Human Resources Management
Youth and Adult Growth and Development
Professionalism and Leadership
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