A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Professionals
Across the country, child welfare agencies are turning to coaching as an integral component of supervision with direct service staff. The ACS Workforce Institute has designed this learning program to strengthen the coaching skills of anyone in the sector who holds a supervisory position by introducing coaching strategies to integrate into supervision with staff.
In this course, participants will have the opportunity to practice each of the six coaching skills and six coaching steps that have been adapted from the coaching approach of the Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center.
This program is designed for child welfare and juvenile justice supervisors and managers or anyone who has the responsibility to guide and continually improve the performance of direct service staff.
Prior to attending this course, learners are required to have completed:
Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:
Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion. The program also includes follow up coaching support to ensure effective implementation. Learners are not required to have prior formal coaching experience or training.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0402. This course is 14 contact hours/1.4 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all course components.
“I loved everything about this program! It completely changed my opinion about my role as a supervisor.”
—Building Coaching Competency Participant