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    The Redwoods Group

    Proper Onboarding

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on March 9, 2017

    New Employee Orientation Training is not a one-time event. It’s an ongoing process. But that process starts with one important event: the New Employee Orientation. This orientation makes sure all employees have the skills, knowledge and resources they need to do their job from day ...

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    Society's Piece

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on March 9, 2017

    Colebrook's Camp Jewell launches 'Bake for Good' program For many young people, baking bread might feel like an old-fashioned skill. Yet as our society gets more interested in food and where it comes from, bread baking can be a great way to reconnect with one ...

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    Why no email confirmation

    Posted by tanyaburgessr on February 21, 2017

    I did not receive an email confirmation to continue. I am applying for a job and must have proof that I completed a course on here but it will not let me go any further. Maybe someone needs to look into this situation.....I see that ...

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    Find the Risk - January 2017

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 12, 2017

    In last month's Safety & Society Newsletter, we posted an image from one of our Consultant's visits and asked our readers to “Find the Risk.” Click to enlarge Winning Response Peggy Thomas, Wenatchee Valley YMCA What’s the risk in this photo? “It appears that an ...

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    From Heads to Hearts: Improving Our Consulting Offering

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 10, 2017

    In a recent opinion piece for the New York Times entitled From Hands to Heads to Hearts, Friedman interviewed leadership expert Dov Seidman. Seidman argued that in an age of intelligent machines and automated technology we can no longer rely on our brains alone to ...

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    Meeting Families Where They Are: The Community YMCA's In-School Counseling

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 9, 2017

    “When you remove barriers to participation—when you meet families where they are—you don't just offer a better experience, you reach an entirely different group of families too.” That's how LeeAnn Wagner—Director of Out Patient Services for the Community YMCA in New Jersey—describes the motivation behind ...

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    Winter Sports Safety Reminders

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 6, 2017

    Winter sport safety is often thought of as an issue primarily for Northern states, but it can also be an issue in Southern states too. Although organizations in wintery climates may spend more time on these activities, an unexpected cold snap in Southern states can ...

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    Cameras in Locker Rooms

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 6, 2017

    Recently, there have been a number of alarming cases in which sexual predators—either employees or members—hide cameras in locker rooms or bathrooms to videotape unsuspecting people. Recently, hidden cameras and phones have been found in both family changing rooms and general access locker rooms. Hidden ...

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    I have not received a email with instructions to keep my account active and take a training.

    Posted by sandycol on February 5, 2017

    I successfully logged onto the site, but have not received an email with instructions to keep my account active. I was not able to access the required trainings.

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    Screening for Summer Staff

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 3, 2017

    This month, most youth organizations are beginning their hiring process for summer staff. The work you do now—to screen applicants—will play a crucial role in running safe programs this summer. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind: Employee and Volunteer ...

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