Stepping Up: The Value of Role-Playing, Part 2

02/21/2012
By Ron Hiraki In the last Stepping Up, we described how role-playing has been used and continues to be used in fire service training. This role-playing or training can be more effective and valuable when both procedural and interpersonal elements are practiced. The practice helps people overcome reservations, and members can practice different strategies. Experienced people should be available to give feedback. In this article, we will describe how to design and administer role-plays. Designing Role-plays Remember that role-playing requires two people. The person applying and delivering the information is the source; the person who wants or needs the information is the target. A common ro...

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