Online Course » LFS04 Frontline Leadership - Personnel Management

Course Description:
The frontline supervisor is responsible for understanding the importance and value of managing staff effectively. Developing performance goals, assessing the skills of staff to succeed, and building good management practices into your interactions with staff are important in your ongoing effort to manage personnel. This module will also discuss how meetings can be a productive management tool and the importance of appreciating difference and diversity.
Course Objective:
• Define the role and responsibilities of the frontline supervisor in managing personnel including hiring new staff, conducting performance reviews, creating job descriptions, delegating tasks and responsibilities, encouraging effective communication, and implementing grievance and formal contract procedures.
• Describe ways to manage the complexities of supervising others including supervising former peers and those with more experience in the field.
• Identify ways to facilitate team work and coach staff to participate in meetings.
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of employment law and the importance of appreciating difference and diversity.
• Describe the steps for using formal and informal assessments to identify skill development needs.
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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