Open Enrollment Workshops FAQs
Attending an open enrollment is a great way for an individual or a small team to learn about positive youth development. Below are some frequently asked questions we get asked about open enrollment workshops:
- What is the difference between an Open Enrollment workshop and a on-site workshop? + −
An open enrollment workshop is one where groups or individuals can register and attend. An on-site workshop is booked by an organization and we will come to come to your site.
- Can I get continuing education units (CEU) or continuing education credits (CEC) for attending a Search Institute workshop? + −
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
- Keep Connected
- Building Developmental Assets in School Communities
- Developmental Relationships and Igniting Sparks
Cancellation, Refund and Registration Policies
- If I need to cancel a workshop, can I get a refund? + −
If you cancel 30 days or more before the workshop, contact our Client Relationship Manager at 612-692-5526 to arrange a refund, less a $45 cancellation fee. Fees are not refunded for participant cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the workshop. Refunds will not be made to participants who do not show up for the workshops. Refunds will be made to registered participants if Search Institute cancels the workshop.
- How can I pay for a workshop? + −
Registration for an open enrollment workshop is complete upon receipt of payment via credit card or receipt of a purchase order number. 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.
- Can I substitute another person to attend a workshop? + −
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.
- Can I change my workshop registration to a different date? + −
If you wish to transfer your registration to another event date, please contact Mary Shrader. Please note there will be a $45 transfer fee.
- What is your training policy for Essentials of Asset Building? + −
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 non-paying 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.
- What is your training policy for Keep Connected? + −
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.
- What is your training policy for Developmental Relationships Bootcamp? + −
Developmental Relationships Bootcamp Training Policy
The Developmental Relationship Boot Camp is a research-based workshop that lays the foundation for youth-serving organizations to introduce and begin implementation of Search Institute’s Developmental Relationships Framework. Participants will leave with a personalized plan to implement and share strategies that build developmental relationships with the youth they serve — with co-workers and staff in your school or your sponsoring organization.
The Developmental Relationships Boot Camp focuses on how the attendees will build developmental relationships within the context of their site. The Developmental Relationships Boot Camp will not provide training or information to the attendees on how to adapt the developmental relationships in contexts beyond their own site. The attendees may share the information and resources within their
own site as part of their regular professional work. However, these individuals are not authorized to market the Developmental Relationship curriculum or content in an entrepreneurial fashion.
Online access to the Developmental Relationship Boot Camp resources will belong to the sponsoring organization which sends individuals to Developmental Relationship Boot Camp (e.g. school or community based organization). The Developmental Relationship Hand Book, PowerPoint, and handouts are the copyrighted property of Search Institute. All rights reserved.
For questions about any professional learning opportunities, fill out the Professional Learning Assistance Form and we will get back to you within 3-4 business days. For more immediate assistance, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.