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February 7, 2013

HIGH FIVE PEI - Training Opportunities


HIGH FIVE® Canada’s only quality standard for children’s sport and recreation

 HIGH FIVE® is a framework committed to assisting children along the path of healthy child development by:

 - Helping parents to make informed choices.

-   Providing practitioners with the tools for enhancing and maintaining a high level of program quality.

This past year Rec PEI focused on leader training across the province, so that those leaders can train staff for programs in their area. Jennifer Redmond is working on becoming a Master Trainer. Rachel Arsenault, Janice Robertson and Frank Quinn are HIGH FIVE® Trainers; Josh Whitty and Rachel Harper, have taken the “train the trainer” program and are able to co-facilitate with the other trainers.  Rachel Arsenault is a HIGH FIVE ® Sport Trainer, and Rachel Harper is working towards this certification. These excellent trainers are willing to help groups train their staff.

 Any member organization that provides recreation and sport to children aged 6 to 12 is eligible to become a HIGH FIVE®  Registered Organization. To start:

 Training for leaders/coaches – Principles of Healthy Child Development / HIGH FIVE® Sport

Training for supervisors – QUEST 2 – Use of powerful performance measurement tools

Training for managers – QUEST 1 – to develop and measure policies and procedures

 Now Available: Online training for HIGH FIVE® Healthy Minds for Healthy Children

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HIGH FIVE® Courses Available on Request


This 4.5 hour workshop is designed for coaches who work with children aged 6 to 12. Aligned with the Fundamentals and Learn to Train stages of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), HIGH FIVE® Sport focuses on the social, emotional, and cognitive development and well being of athletes. The training is based in research and has been designed to help coaches with top coaching dilemmas such as: interacting with parents, keeping the child's interest, and ensuring fair play and an emotionally safe environment. This training is valuable to any coach, sport leader, or volunteer providing direct leadership to children 6 to 12 yrs.

Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)

This one-day workshop will help front-line leaders improve the quality of their programs. The target audience is anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 - i.e. recreation director/ leader, camp counselor, coach, swim instructor, Scout or Guide leader, Boys and Girls Club leaders. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members. This course is a pre-requisite for becoming a HIGH FIVE ® Trainer, or HIGH FIVE ® Sport Trainer.

To Enquire about HIGH FIVE® Training please contact Recreation PEI

Tel: 902-892-6445.   Fax: 902-368-4548.   Email:



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