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Re: [Scouter_T] Re: When is a leader trained?

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  • corinnajones@hotmail.com
    Margo, I believe in some councils YPT is mandatory, and they tie it to being trained . I could not get a straight answer out of my Council though. Corinna ...
    Message 1 of 22 , Oct 17, 2007
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      Margo,
      I believe in some councils YPT is mandatory, and they tie it to being
      "trained". I could not get a straight answer out of my Council though.
      Corinna

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Margo Mead" <meadclan@...>
      To: <scouter_t@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:35 AM
      Subject: RE: [Scouter_T] Re: When is a leader trained?


      > This came up at our most recent training. I came in at the end of the
      > Webelos Position Specific Training (which was going overtime) and the
      > trainer was telling people he was going to hand them their Trained strips,
      > but before they could wear them they needed to take Youth Protection
      > Training, he would take their word that they were going to take that, and
      > hand them the trained strip.
      >
      >
      >
      > I told him that no, they could wear the trained strip now, whether or not
      > they sat through the live YPT training that was being offered next.
      >
      >
      >
      > In the training continuum, Youth Protection Training is part of the
      > "Ongoing
      > Supplemental Training" rather than the "required for wearing the Trained
      > patch" training. The training continuum on our council's website clearly
      > shows that once a leader takes Fast Start, New Leader Essentials, and
      > Leader
      > Specific Training (for Scoutmasters that includes Introduction to Outdoor
      > Leader Skills), they qualify to wear the Trained patch.
      >
      > http://www.cpcbsa.org/training/require/scout_training_requirements.html
      >
      >
      >
      > It certainly is a good idea to have YPT considered part of the training,
      > but
      > officially it is not. Perhaps it is because they encourage anyone, even
      > parents, to take YPT. Also perhaps because it has to be renewed every now
      > and then. I'm not sure.
      >
      >
      >
      > Margo
      >
      >
      >
      > From: scouter_t@yahoogroups.com [mailto:scouter_t@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf
      > Of Brant Lippincott
      > Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 6:55 AM
      > To: scouter_t@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [Scouter_T] Re: When is a leader trained?
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi Natalie,
      >
      > Thanks for your thoughts....
      >
      > I believe that national considers a person "Trained" if they have
      > completed:
      > Fast Start for their position
      > New Leader Essentials (NLE)
      > Youth Protection Training
      > Leader Specific Training (LST) for their position
      >
      > The ONLY LST that has an outdoor portion is the SM/ASM course. Webelos
      > Leaders may take OWL (as I like to call it). It is required for their
      > knot,
      > but not to be considered "trained". BALOO is open to anyone in the pack
      > and
      > isd not awarded a trained strip.
      >
      > Woodbadge requires that a leader be trained for their postion. So, in
      > theory, a brand new TIGER leader could take the course, if they complete
      > the
      > above.
      >
      >
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