What you bring to the RA position and how to use it to your fullest potential

To prepare for Saturday, please do the following:
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Leadership & Personality:

Go to the following site: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp Take the quiz—this should take about 10-15 minutes Please consider questions within the context of the RA position Print out your results and bring them with Saturday morning. Your MBTI type print-out Class Schedule print-out Writing utensil Meal conference card A beverage of choice if needed (e.g. water, something with caffeine)

For Saturday you need to bring with you:

Saturday Agenda—January 5th, 2007
10:00am: What’s your type? MBTI & You

11:00am—12:30pm: Break & Brunch
12:30pm: Self & Staff—How personality effects interactions 1:00pm: Self & Residents—What about others’ personalities? 1:30pm: Practice makes...personality? How your type effects your work as an RA

2:00pm: Break
2:15pm: Supervisor Personality 3:00pm: Personality in the Classroom: Your learning style and MBTI type 4:00pm: Bringing it all together

FACILITATOR COPY
What you bring to the RA position and how to use it to your fullest potential
Leadership & Personality:

Saturday Agenda—January 5, 2007
10:00am: What’s your type? MBTI & You
- The Johari Window—Reflection (*handout about Johari window; *reflection worksheet) - Intro of MBTI (*handout of MBTI types): 10:15-10:20am - Tally of Types: 10:20-10:23am - Break-out by Type: 10:23-10:45am #Activity: Using Butcher Block/Markers—Groups list 1. Characteristics of their type 2. Effect on group interactions. After approx. 10minutes, groups share with the larger group through a 1-2 minute skit/poem/song about what’s memorable about their type—then share the butcher block - *Handout: My type worksheet—to be filled out throughout the workshop

(10-10:15am)

(10:45-11:00am)

11:00am—12:30pm—Break & Brunch
12:30pm: Self & Staff
- #Activity: *Handout: Prompt Questions—Groups by duty partners; answer prompt questions, prepare answers and discuss as a group (12:30-1:00pm)

1:00pm: Self & Residents
- #Activity: Butcher block & markers, *Handout: Case Studies—Groups by small staff, each with a case study regarding resident types—groups write on butcher block predicted type and why; and list, based on this type, how to proceed with 1:1 interactions, programming, and addressing policy violations. Present to group. (1:00pm—1:30pm)

1:30pm: Practice makes...personality? Work place habits

- #Activity: Work place spectrum & reflection (1:30pm-2:00pm)

2:00pm—2:15pm : BREAK
2:15pm: Supervisor Personality
- #Activity: *Handout (given out later) G/HD personality pages—First, participants separated in groups by small staff should guess, based on what they know so far about the MBTI as to their supervisor’s personality type. After revealing the types, small staffs design a list on how to best interact with this type and their needs in the work place. Share with supervisor (???) (2:15—3:00pm)

FACILITATOR COPY
What you bring to the RA position and how to use it to your fullest potential
Leadership & Personality:

Saturday Agenda—January 5, 2007
3:00pm: Kolb, MBTI & Academics

- Intro to Kolb—*Handout: Explanation of Kolb (3:00pm—3:05pm) - *Handout: Kolb Inventory (3:05pm—3:15pm) - Tally Kolb Types—partner up with similar Kolb types—together, make a list of what you need in the classroom setting, utilizing your MBTI type as a guide (3:15pm—3:35pm) - *Handout: Grade Goal-setting (done individually; then shared with partners when finished) - (3:35pm—3:50pm) - *Handout: Master Syllabus—to be completed and handed in to supervisor by the second staff meeting, Wednesday, January 16th (3:50pm—3:55pm)

4:00pm: *Handout: Complete Johari Window reflection

(4:00pm-4:15pm)

- Sharing thoughts, reflections, what you learned about yourself - Final closing activity (???)