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Certified Professional Game Master IV

by Hawke Robinson published Dec 03, 2017 01:45 AM, last modified Dec 03, 2017 01:49 AM
The Certified Level 4 Professional Game Master will run regular sessions at various locations. The GM IV is also the master trainer of all other GMs, and the senior level report. The GM IV provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for RPG Staff and clients.

The Certified Level 4 Game Master will run regular sessions with various clients, at various client locations. The GM IV is also the master trainer of all other GMs, and the senior level report for the entire department. The GM IV provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for RPG Therapeutics Staff and clients.

Certification includes ALL 4 RPG formats in one certification.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Train staff and clients on:

  • Prrocesses, methodologies, and policies.
  • Program plan creation process
  • RPG / LARP / CRPG / SABM Game master skills
  • RPG / LARP / CRPG / SABM Player skills
  • RPG facilitation
  • RPG advocacy
  • Drum circle and other music-related facilitation skills
  • Therapeutic RPG skills
  • Educational RPG skills
  • Oversee, design, and implement program plans
  • Run therapeutic RPG/LARP sessions for clients.
  • Typically 3-6 players per session for tabletop sessions, many more for LARP and online.
  • Prepare adventures in accordance with rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.
  • Customize program plans to meet client's assessed needs.
  • Complete and regularly update assessment forms.
  • Prepared character sheets for participants to use.
  • Run campaign adventures spanning several weeks or months, typically once per week per client group.
  • Insure participant compliance with Player Code of Conduct.
  • Regularly report to RPG staff.
  • Attend either in-person or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
  • Availability for at least 1 weekly group session per week (game sessions typically 3-5 hours), and up to 8 session per week.
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Strong collaborative work ethic
  • Reliable schedule compliance

 

Prerequisites:

  • Certified Game Master III (Therapist) in all 4 RPG formats AND Certified Game Master III (Educator) in all 4 RPG formats.
  • Bachelors degree
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), or equivalent certification/degree/license.

 

Core Competencies

  • Strong therapeutic background
  • Strong recreational background
  • Strong educational background
  • Exceptional management skills
  • Exceptional GM organization skills
  • Exceptional RPG player group dynamics conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional storytelling skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.
  • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.
  • Outgoing presence.
  • Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress
  • Passionate supportive energy

 

Working Conditions

Game Master will frequently work at RPG Therapeutics offices or other locations including but not limited to:

  • Conventions
  • Libraries
  • Community centers
  • Educational institutions
  • Care facilities
  • Parks
  • Gyms
  • Mobile Facilities
  • Online