What is the Leadership Academy for Supervisors?
The Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) is an online training program for experienced supervisors. It’s designed for motivated supervisors who are ready to become motivated leaders, in their unit, their agency and their community. Are you looking for advancement, or for new ways to lead your staff towards better outcomes for children and families? Are you responsible for implementing changes in how your agency provides service? Is it hard to find training appropriate to your level of experience? If the answer is YES… then this training is for you!
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Am I eligible?
If you’re a supervisor with one year of experience in a public and tribal child welfare agency, or in a private agency contracted by the State to provide case management services traditionally provided by the public child welfare system, you’re eligible for LAS.
What's in the training?
- LAS Core Leadership Program -- is a comprehensive, six module competency-based leadership program based on the latest research and presented by national experts in the field. Click here for more about the Leadership framework and core curriculum.
- Take the Lead -- is a series of shorter skill-based modules on topics of specific interest. Take the Lead modules are open to all eligible supervisors, whether or not you enroll in the Core Leadership Program. Click here for a description of courses currently available.
All training is web-based, allowing you to take the course at your own pace and in any location with internet access. Although the curriculum was not built specifically for portable devices, it can now be accessed on the Nook Tablet, the iPad, and the Kindle Fire. Learn more about available features so you can access the training any time, any place!
Interested in enrolling? Click here to register for LAS courses.
Want more information? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions