Current Status: Issued
Original Issue Date: 08/01/02
Reviewed: 08/01/03, 08/01/04, 08/01/05, 08/01/2006, 08/01/07, 08/01/09
Next Review Date: 08/01/2010
Document Number: TR ST 02-VO1
Professional development and staff training are essential in helping staff create a healthier environment for children, increases the skills staff need to increase self-awareness, sustain healthy relationships, and improve group dynamics to reach the objective of improving outcomes of the Teen REACH youth and of the environment of the Teen REACH program in general.
- New staff will be oriented to the program through training and observation. (see TR OR 02-VO1 New Staff Orientation).
- All Teen REACH staff must have annual training in the following: CPR/First Aid, Mandated Reporter and Conflict Resolution/Positive Discipline.
- All staff working with Teen REACH must document a minimum of ten hours of continuing education or equivalent related to after school programming, youth development or other related activities. Training opportunities will be made available to staff several times through out the year.