Created to build upon the tools learned in Exemplary Staff Supervision Practices, this two-session series is designed to provide leadership strategies for youth-work professionals based on research and best/promising practices. The course emphasizes incorporating strategies to enhance the personal development of leaders, including increased self-awareness and management and handling difficult conversations.
This series aligns with core knowledge and competencies for youth-work professionals that have been developed by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) and the Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN).
The NAA core knowledge content area addressed:
- Professional Development and Leadership: Acts ethically, committed to continuous learning and advocates for best practices and policies for children and youth.
- Emotional Intelligence
- Personal communication style
- Strategies to effectively lead your team
- Skills to address difficult conversations and situations
Intended Audience: Individuals who have already attended Exemplary Staff Supervision Practices (program coordinators, supervisors of front-line youth workers)