QUICK ANSWERS TO COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Community Development Workshop and What New Skills Will I Have?
• Those who graduate from our Community Development Workshop receive a good base knowledge of ethics in today’s world and the strategies to combat bullying, disrespectful behaviors and many methods for ethical decision making.
• Participants receive the benefits of participating in a small group setting with an expert master trainer providing hands-on learning.
• Participants completing this course will be certified as CHARACTER COUNTS!® Champions, authorized to conduct internal in-service training and administer organization-wide CHARACTER COUNTS!® implementations to new employees or team members.
• Graduates of the Community Development Workshop would also be advocates who would be certified to publicly speak on behalf of CHARACTER COUNTS!® to inform and/or entice encourage other community organizations to be a part of their community team.
• Participants graduating will be taught to weave the strategies learned into their organizational environment to promote a positive community climate and a “culture of kindness”.
• Participants will be taught to have a sense of empowerment for community resilience and Growth Mindset.


What Does Student Development Workshop Certification Mean?
Participants completing this course will be certified as CHARACTER COUNTS!® Champions, authorized to conduct internal in-service training and administer organization-wide CHARACTER COUNTS!® implementations to new employees or team members. Graduates of the Community Development Workshop would also be advocates trained to publicly speak on behalf of CHARACTER COUNTS!® to inform and/or entice other community organizations to be a part of the community team. Certifications allow all internal training and any external information being sought to flow in a more fluid manner.


Who Should Attend a Community Development Workshop?
Any professional who is a part of your organization or community team is a perfect fit for this Community Development Workshop. However, key members should be initially identified as pertinent and important team member participants. Every organization will define this differently; however, having members of management and directorship present is paramount. Also, having members from all elements of your organization is also imperative, as our motto is, “CHARACTER COUNTS!® ALL THE TIME, EVERYWHERE!” This is indicative that ALL players are important as CHARACTER COUNTS!® team members and should be involved in your CHARACTER COUNTS!® initiative. However, it just as important that your organization identify those that will be hardworking, dedicated and positive CHARACTER COUNTS!® team players.