National Child Welfare Workforce Institute - Learning, Leading Changing
Prioritizing Supervision: 
Comprehensive Supervisory Development in Indiana
National Webinar: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, from 3:00-4:30 pm EDT   
Learning Exchange:
 Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 3:00-4:00 pm EDT

The webinar will focus on a comprehensive approach to strengthening supervisory practice throughout Indiana's Department of Child Services (DCS). The session will focus on the development and refinement of a range of inter-connected supervisory initiatives in Indiana, including:
  1. The Indiana Training Needs Assessment (ITNA) and the Deloitte/3P Consulting Report
  2. Onboarding Process for new supervisors;
  3. Supervisory Core Training Series, which includes transfer-of-learning opportunities related to common missteps when assuming the supervisory role, and modules focused on orientation to the supervisory role, supervisor as manager, supervisor as coach and supervisor as team leader; 
  4. Coaching Supervisors For Successful Supervisory Practice using case studies; 
  5. Quarterly Supervisory Workshops on timely and relevant supervisory topics; 
  6. NCWWI's Leadership Academy for Experienced Supervisors (LAS) to support supervisory advancement; 
  7. Ongoing Partnership with Indiana University; and,
  8. Supervisory Mentoring Program.
This session will provide participants with a range of doable steps and strategies for strengthening supervisory practice in their own organizations. Presenters will highlight how these efforts build upon one another, as well as review the leadership supports, key partnerships, and implementation activities needed, including relevant tips, tools and lessons learned.

Presenters include: LaTrece Thompson, Twan Stokes, and Scott Derr. For more information, please explore our Presenter Bios.

The child welfare workforce is a critical factor in strengthening vulnerable children, youth and families. Supervisors play a key role in the recruitment and retention of a quality frontline workforce. 

All of our NCWWI learning opportunities are provided free of charge via our WebEx platform, and are open to all, so please share the information with any colleagues and networks. Certificates of attendance are issued to attendees via email following the session. 
For more information, please visit or contact Sara Munson at
Warmly, the NCWWI Team

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