Keynotes and Workshops Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

CEU's

Continuing Education Units are available for many of our workshops. Everyone who attends the following workshops will receive a CEU form:

  • Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers and Facilitators
  • The REACH Process: Strategies for Strengthening Academic Motivation

Cancellation, Refund and Registration Policies for Workshops

  • Registration is not complete and your seat secured until billing has been arranged. If you are paying by Purchase Order, and your organization is tax exempt, please fax/email a copy of the Purchase Order and Exemption Certificate along with your registration materials. We must have a copy of the exemption certificate on file, and cannot process your registration without it. Fax: 612-692-5526 or email: AR@search-institute.org.
  • Registration for an open enrollment workshop is complete upon receipt of payment via credit card or receipt of a purchase order number.
  • Fees are not refunded for participant cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the workshop.
  • Refunds will be made to registered participants if Search Institute cancels the workshop.
  • Refunds will not be made to participants who do not show up for the workshops.
  • If you cancel 30 days or more before the workshop, contact Mary Shrader at 612-692-5526 to arrange a refund, less a $45 cancellation fee.
  • If you wish to substitute another person, please edit your registration online or contact Mary Shrader at Search Institute. There is no charge to substitute another registrant.
  • If you wish to transfer your registration to another event date, please contact Mary Shrader. Please note there will be a $45 transfer fee.

Essentials of Asset Building Training Policy

Search Institute's Essentials of Asset Building: A Curriculum for Trainers is to intended to equip trainers to promote the Developmental Asset framework in support of organizational and community-based initiatives that promote positive youth development.Trainers who complete the Essentials of Asset Building workshop may deliver workshops (Everyone's an Asset Builder and Sharing the Asset Message) to nonpaying attendees as part of their regular professional work. However, trainers are not authorized to market the Essentials of Asset Building workshop or content in an entrepreneurial fashion, nor are trainers allowed to train others to deliver the training. Essentials of Asset Building is the copyrighted property of Search Institute. All rights reserved.

Keep Connected Training Policy

The Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships is a research-based program for strengthening parent and child relationships during the critical middle school years. It prepares program leaders and facilitators to utilize the Keep Connected curriculum through a series of seven relationship strengthening workshops and associated activities. 

The Strengthening Family Relationships resources consist of two primary components - the Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships, a two-day training institute for parent and youth facilitators, and online access for two years following training to the most current Keep Connected curriculum and support information.

Individuals trained at the Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships may deliver the curriculum to parents and youth for the sponsoring organization as part of their regular professional work. However, trained individuals are not authorized to market the Keep Connected curriculum or content in an entrepreneurial fashion. Trained individuals are not authorized to train others to deliver the Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships or Keep Connected.

Online access to the Keep Connected resources will belong to the sponsoring organization which sends individuals to the Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships (e.g. school or community based organization). Your purchase of this program is a license to use the curriculum, as described here, for a period of two years. Keep Connected is the copyrighted property of Search Institute. All rights reserved.

Contacting Search Institute

Our coordinator for all keynotes and workshops is Mary Shrader who can be reached at: marys@search-institute.org 800-888-7828 ext. 526