Q: Are you going to have more trainings?
A: Yes, we plan on holding two more trainings during the summer months, and then more in the fall depended on our funding being renewed.
Q: Is our school campus required to have a School Resource Officer on staff?
A: No. Any community-based officer will fulfill that criteria, as long as their supervisor approves and supports their participation in this program.
Q: Do you need to have both the officer and the school counselor attend the Facilitator Training together and start the program at our school?
A: Yes, both the officer and the counselor must attend the training. If there are scheduling conflicts, or extenuating circumstances, arrangements can be made so the two facilitators can attend different trainings.
Q: What is the cost of this program?
A: We are a grant funded program and provide all the training, instructor manuals and the students’ books free of charge. Some schools have raised money to provide Leadership Academy t-shirts to the students, but that is optional. *cost of hotel/food while at training is the responsibility of the individual/department
Q: Can I train other people in this program?
A: We are only able to provide the materials free of charge to individuals who we directly train.