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Engaging Diverse Families in Leadership for Systems Change. Year Developed: 2018. Source: Family Voices and National Center for Family-Professional Partnerships. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Family organizations, professionals, and state and local agencies are increasingly seeking to engage diverse families in leadership to improve systems. This webinar provides tools and strategies to: assess and improve agency and staff readiness; identify, recruit, prepare, engage and support diverse family leaders in meaningful leadership roles; recognize family leader contributions; become an organization more focused on and capable of supporting diverse leadership. The webinar was hosted by the National Center for Family Professional Partnerships (NCFPP) and presented by Diana Autin of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN). A video and slides are available.

The Impact of Coaching on Engagement: Transform Managers into Coaches. Year Developed: 2016. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 37 minutes.

Annotation: While every organization has managers in place, fewer enable those leaders to truly coach their employees and ultimately drive engagement. This course explains how to turn managers into coaches for your employees, drawing key insights from real-world organizations. It includes a video from Daniel Hunter, Deputy Chief Financial Officer at NASA, and Roger Campbell, a Certified Executive Coach and Strategic Advisor, on their experiences with the manager-coach model. The course comprises an overview, 3 lessons, 2 quizzes, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • The methods and processes Google and NASA used to discover the need for managers as coaches. • The practices they use to support and measure the impact of managers and coaches. • The close connection between coaching and employee engagement and performance.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

The Power of Listening. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Have you ever wondered how well you actually listen? Improve how you receive important information, and put your past knowledge to the test as author and discovery coach, Carol Goldsmith, breaks down the levels of active listening and shares tips on how to retain exactly what your client wants you to hear. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on how we listen, the levels of listening, intentional listening, and hearing aids; and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Why listening is vital to successful coaching. • The common barriers to effective listening. • How to listen intently and intelligently. • How to use Carol’s “Hearing Aids” for better listening .

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Leading for Engagement: Getting Employees to Love What They Do. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Brian Crewe. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 8 minutes.

Annotation: Engagement is definitely a big buzzword these days. How do we get people to do more in an environment where resources are dwindling? More importantly, how do you get beyond the buzzword to reflect on how your role shapes engagement at your agency, regardless of your title? Taught by Brian Crewe, who brings a perspective from more than 10 years in federal and local government, you will come to find that better engagement begins not at the highest levels of the organization, but within yourself. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Understand what it means to manage yourself and how your behavior affects others • Realize that the Platinum Rule is more important than the Golden Rule when it comes to managing others • Think about whether or not you really want to be a leader…or an exceptional follower!

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Leadership Conversations: Communicate to Become a More Effective Leader. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Alan S. Berson. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Great leaders understand the importance of regular and meaningful conversations between themselves and their teams. However, those conversations are not all the same. Your leadership style, the personalities of your team, and the needs of your organization will dictate how to make the most of these necessary conversations. This course is led by Alan S. Berson, an executive coach, leadership consultant and professor with years of experience leading Fortune 500 companies. He’s also the co-author of “Leadership Conversations”, on which this course is based. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • How conversations can help you connect with your team and become a more effective leader. • How to embed continuous learning to build a culture of success. • How to inspire people in difficult times with proven step-by-step processes.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Engagement Vs. Management: Actions for Leading Engagement. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Derrick Barton, Jason Parman. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Management expert Gary Hamel notes that, “modern organizations are motivationally crippled because they coerce grudging compliance instead of inspiring passion and performance.” Most of today’s government employees are knowledge workers, who come with particular ways of being motivated and managed. How do managers connect with their team in a way that motivates and inspires them? How do leaders know what to invest in to motivate their employees? The course comprises an overview and introduction, 6 lessons, 2 knowledge checks, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Learn six actions for leading engagement. • Recognize employees and colleagues across four different levels of engagement. • Estimate the financial impact of disengagement. • Understand what tools to invest in to increase engagement.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Beginning Your Mentor Relationship. Year Developed: 2015. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Mentor Program. Presenter(s): Unknown. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 10 minutes.

Annotation: This narrated slide presentation provides an overview of the benefits of a mentor relationship, outcomes for students and mentors, expectations, and goals. Information about setting goals, suggested activities, and resources are included.

Learning Objectives: • Provide an overview of benefits and expectations of mentoring relationships. • Learn how to set mentoring goals. • Provide strategies for initiating a mentoring relationship.

Teaching Public Health with the Case-Based Method (3 parts). Year Developed: 2014. Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Nancy Kane. Type: YouTube Videos. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Varies, 3-17 minutes each. Part 2 (for Part 3, click on part 3 to the right of the video)

Annotation: This three-part YouTube video workshop covers (Part 1) preparing to teach a case: meaningful discussion results from planning a class framework, creating a safe environment for expression, and maintaining a high level of engagement on the part of the instructor and the students; (Part 2) the case discussion: watch a case discussion in action, with commentary by the instructor and the participants; and (Part 3) workshop wrap-up: the instructor and the participants reflect on the benefits of case-based teaching.

Addressing Workforce Development in your Agency. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Center for Public Health Practice (Ohio State University). Presenter(s): Melissa Sever, MPH, MCHES. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: A competent, capable workforce is at the center of any successful public health agency. This training will assist public health agencies to look closely at workforce gaps and identify creative strategies to address needs.

Learning Objectives: • Describe 5 strategies for addressing workforce development in your agency. • List 3 resources your agency can use to support workforce development efforts. • Utilize a workforce development plan template.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Advanced Leadership and Practice (Part 2). Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD; Andy Rucks, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: Dramatic change will occur in public health and health care in the next decade. This course , the second of a 2-part series, provides public health practitioners and other health care providers with the leadership skills necessary to work effectively in the change environment at a community, state or regional level. These leadership skills are essential for designing and advocating for programs and policies necessary to promote health.

Learning Objectives: • Describe and discuss what leaders do. • Understand the need for a clear, exciting vision for an organization. • Identify the characteristics and components of effective visions. • Understand the need for and role of effective missions. • Identify the characteristics and components of effective missions. • Understand the ends-means relationship of mission, vision and goals and how they narrow the scope of the organization. • Show that new goals will have to be adopted for programs when the vision and mission change. • Identify strategies for understanding and supporting a consistent vision. • Understand that creating coalitions is a process of developing common interests and goals. • Identify important stakeholders. • Understand that organization and leadership are essential if coalitions are to be maintained and achieve their purpose.

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