Frankly, I disagree with the idea that more elaborate training for Scoutmasters is required.
It's not that tough a job in terms of basic concepts. The Scoutmaster Handbook does an excellent job of laying out the program.
Making the program work --- that is often difficult. But the difficulties spring from an enormous variety of directions and places. It takes experience, good judgment and perhaps the kind of coaching often found on these threads to help decide how to handle various issues that come along.
But usually those issues are resolved by applying the basic principles of Scouting to those difficult situations.
If Wood Badge has gotten away from the idea of putting Scout leaders in the position of being Boy Scouts in a Patrol who have to work out the issues of problem solving and working together, the program is missing out on one of the main things it should be doing.
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