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Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.
The Supervisor and Social Worker Conference eLearning
Level: Advanced Practice – Supervisor
Intended Audience: This course is designed for individuals who supervise staff in a
child welfare setting
Description of Course: This one hour self-paced eLearning module provides information on strength based supervision, engaging social work staff to improve performance and elements that may be covered in conferences. Additionally, teaching methods that may be used during conferences, signs of Secondary Traumatic Stress in staff and strategies for helping staff will be covered.
Identify principles of strength-based leadership and supervision
Understand the benefits of an engaged workforce and identify strategies to further engage staff
Identify the elements of a supervisor and social worker individual conference as a method to engage staff
Ensure culturally competent social work practice
Develop coaching strategies to improve performance
Elements of the Supervisor/Social Worker Conference
Using Safety Organized Practice Principles during the conference
The use of case conferences to engage workers on culturally competent practice with families
The use of data during the conference to improve client outcomes
Teaching methods used during conferences
Assisting the worker on individual professional development goals
Signs of Secondary Traumatic Stress in when supervising the social worker
Strategies for helping staff with Secondary Traumatic Stress