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Day 1 Foundations for Managers in Child Welfare
Level: Core Practice – Manager
Intended Audience: Child Welfare Middle Managers
- Review the various roles of manager within an organization
- Define the function of manager as liaison with community and state partners
- Link manager core to supervisor core and executive development
- Complete a self-assessment to be used to understand strengths and challenges in role as manager
- List the goals and themes of the manager series including transfer of learning tools
- Recognize the importance of maintaining the integrity of the organization and the manager’s role to support this
- Orientation to the Series
- Adult Learning Principles
- Training as a Medium to Support Organizational Change
- Evidence-Based Practice and Research: Reading Assignments
- Four Roles of a Leader: Impact of Cultural Identity; Self Assessment
- Helpful Management Tools: Skills Practice
- Understanding the Roles in “Transfer of Learning”
- Self-Assessment of Behavior Types: DiSC
- Previewing the Coaching Culture
- Development of TOL “Report Card”
- LIA: Creative Thinking- develops new insight into situations and applies innovative solutions to make organizational improvement; designs and implements new or cutting-edge programs/processes.
- CalSWEC 8.4: Student demonstrates a beginning understanding of the
roles/responsibilities of a leader/manager to plan and develop systems that enhance staff diversity and alleviate racial and ethnic disproportionality in the child welfare population.