Supervisory Core Virtual Training

Supervisory Core Virtual Training

 A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare Professionals

About Supervisory Core Virtual Training

The purpose of the Supervisory Core training program is to provide supervisors an opportunity to build/reinforce leadership skills and insight as well as to apply these skills to their responsibilities in leading best practice. The course has six modules: The Roles of a Supervisor, The Supervisor as a Leader, The Functions of Supervision, and the application of the Kadushin Model of Administrative, Educational, and Supportive Supervision. The overarching topics applied to supervisors’ everyday practice include Leadership; Coaching; Decision-Making; Communication; Building a Teamwork Culture; Developing Goals and Strategies; and Managing Change. The modules begin with reminding Learners of foundational basics using case-related examples and/or activities. New ideas and methods are further introduced and explored through the lens of case scenarios and simulated practice activities.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for supervisors in Child Protection, Prevention Services, and Foster Care.

Benefits of the Program 

Participants will:

  • Identify roles, responsibilities, and expectations of a supervisor.
  • Identify what is required to manage the workflow and workforce of a child welfare team.
  • Build a culture of purpose, motivation, and collaboration through effective leadership skills.
  • Ensure that casework achieves the mission and goals of ACS and that work is completed accurately and within timelines.
  • Support the development, well-being, and safety of your team.

Course Prerequisites

There are no course prerequisites associated with this course.

Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  • An interactive, five-day, virtual, instructor-led workshop.

Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.


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