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Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.
The Worker-Supervisor Formula for Applying Learning in the Field (TOL)
Level: Advanced Practice – Supervisors
Intended Audience: New and experienced supervisors who supervise and train staff who are interested in learning how to assist workers to transfer learning from the training classroom to the job
Participants will define roles of supervisor and social workers as well as the relationship between both.
Participants will identify parallel process themes in casework discussion and classroom experience.
Participants will understand concept of “transfer of learning.”
Participants will define “support” and develop a plan to maintain this in their professional development.
Transfer of Learning
The roles of the supervisors, workers and trainers in transfer of learning
Utilizing activities that support the transfer of learning from the classroom to the job
Parallel process for the supervisor and worker
Cultural considerations in transfer of learning
AHA Supervisor Competencies Addressed:
Participant will identify the stages of a social worker’s development and the needs that are a part of each stage, and be better able to implement strategies and take approaches that meet the needs of the staff the participant supervises.
Participant is better able to assess the training needs of the staff he/she supervises.
Participant will have an increased understanding of a variety of learning and problem solving styles and will demonstrate skills that help participant’s staff
learn to do their job better.