Breaking Down the Method: What Makes Behind Closed Doors and Role Playing Effective?
Training and Development

Breaking Down the Method: What Makes Behind Closed Doors and Role Playing Effective?

You likely have not encountered work in residence life without becoming familiar with the frequently employed training practice called Behind Closed Doors (also lovingly referred to as BCD). For those saying “behind closed, what?”, the premise is that new resident assistants are taken through a series of role playing exercises related to confronting and caring … Continue reading

Organizational Culture / Training and Development

Approaching Onboarding

When I consider who I am from the perspectives as a student affairs professional and as a training designer, a few truths comes to mind: Create insurance policies – The additional mechanisms you put in place to support your investments. This could be time and space for reflection following an intense institute experience, a group that meets … Continue reading