Online Course » LFS01 Frontline Leadership - Introduction to Leadership and Frontline Supervision

Course Description:
This module provides an overview of the supervisor’s role, specifically how the supervisor enhances staff relations using effective communication skills, encouraging growth and self-development, facilitating teamwork, employing conflict resolution skills, and providing adequate supports to staff. It will provide you with an opportunity to identify your own leadership strengths and explore how to build a positive working relationship with staff.
Course Objective:
• Define the role of frontline supervisor in a human services agency.
• Identify the mission and practices of your specific organization.
• Describe the standards for professionalism in the workplace and the importance of professional boundaries in a supervisory relationship.
• Describe methods for identifying individual leadership strengths. 
• Recognize the unique challenges of shifting from a peer relationship to a supervisory relationship.
Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Hours:
1.00
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