The Res Life Trainer’s Guide: Ready-Made Materials to Engage Student Staff

Empower and Engage Your Residence Life Staff — During Fall Training and Throughout the Academic Year!

Residence life professional staff have multiple responsibilities to tackle during training time. The Res Life Trainer’s Guide gives busy professionals ready-made resources so they can spend more valuable training time face-to-face with student staff.

This straightforward, 75+ page resource is designed to provide you with ready-made supplemental materials for training student staff about the key issues they’ll be facing on the job.

Make the most of your training efforts by using this guide in conjunction with the Res Life Purpose and Productivity Planner for residence life student staff to continue this critical training all year long!

Topics Covered

Give your residence life professional staff the tools for success with the The Res Life Trainer’s Guide!

This unique guide is filled with 75+ pages of resources to actively use when training student staff members. Topics covered are applicable to fall training as well as year-round in-service, and other training efforts.

Topics covered include:

  • Dealing with implicit and explicit bias
  • Juggling priorities
  • Mental health concerns
  • Handling parents/families
  • Customer service
  • Effective role modeling
  • Engaging with residents
  • Leadership strategies
  • Microaggressions
  • Social justice
  • Financial issues
  • Accessibility in a nutshell
  • Free speech
  • Oppression and marginalization
  • Your role in retention
  • Handling complaints
  • Generating program ideas
  • Creating a healthy community
  • And much more!

What You Get

The 75+ page Res Life Trainer’s Guide enables trainers to supplement their efforts with interactive, engaging materials including:

  • Handouts
  • Worksheets
  • Case studies
  • Reflections
  • Discussion prompts
  • Self-work
  • And more!

Prepare your student staff to address the wide variety of issues that will arise throughout the semester while reinforcing the positive educational messages that your residence life department is working to impart.

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