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Learning & Living the NCWWI Leadership Model  



On Wednesday, February 13, 2013, from 3:00-5:00 pm ET, the NCWWI invites you to join us for Learning and Living the NCWWI Leadership Model, a bonus session in What Works for the Workforce: Leadership Competencies in Action - the NCWWI's National Webinar Series on Leading Change to Strengthen the Child Welfare Workforce.


NCWWI presenters will guide audience members from the model's theory to the real world of child welfare leaders, exploring skills, competencies and systems change efforts. Participants from the NCWWI's Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM), Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) and Traineeship projects (TRN) will share their personal perspectives and leadership lessons, as well as how their experience has impacted the implementation of their systems change projects. Presenters include: 

  • Freda Bernotavicz, Senior Research Associate, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine
  • Charmaine Brittain, Senior Associate, Butler Institute for Families, University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work 
  • Katharine Cahn, Executive Director, Child Welfare Partnership / Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services, Portland State University School of Social Work
  • Kathryn Connel, Supervisor, Indiana Department of Child Services
  • MB Lippold, Deputy Director of Staff Development, Indiana Department of Child Services
  • April Potts, Contracts Manager, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Children's Administration
  • Deborah Reed, NCWWI LAMM Project Manager, Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services, Portland State University School of Social Work
  • Julie York, Unit Chief, Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family & Children Services

 This session is free and open to all, so please share the information with your colleagues & networks.


SAVE THE DATE for the session's Follow-up Learning Lab: Monday, February 25, 3-4 pm ET.


If you have any questions, please contact Sara Munson at smunson@albany.edu 


We look forward to your participation!


The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute