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Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 9:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 21, 2023 at 4:00 PM EDT

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11238 Cornell Park Dr.
Blue Ash, OH 45242

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Ashley Adcock

Leadership Academy 

The Leadership Academy fosters initial leadership development and increases basic skills contributing to professionalism in the workplace. This three-day in-person training will enable you to strengthen your own leadership skills, become more comfortable sharing your story, increase your ability to a become leader in your community, and contribute to fostering a “family-driven” and “youth-guided” system of care. We do a lot of hands-on learning with this training, relationship building, and learn the styles of leadership by practicing them with each other. Training outline:

  1. Leadership Roles
    1. General Styles
    2. Importance of leadership
    3. Leadership Skills
    4. Identifying group behavior roles
    5. Adapting your leadership style for the right situation
  2. Communication Skills
    1. Forms of communication
    2. Methods to communicate effectively in the workplace
    3. Understanding non-verbal communication
    4. How to be a more engaging speaker
    5. Communication planning scenarios
  3. Decision Making
    1. Culture and diversity
    2. Understanding the decision making cycle
    3. Culture and diversity in the workplace
    4. Strategies for effective teamwork to understand cultural differences
    5. Decision making scenarios
  4. Dealing with Conflict
    1. Causes of workplace tension
    2. Simple decision making process
    3. Conflict resolution in a leadership position
    4. Finding the right negotiation style
    5. Workplace conflict scenarios
  5. Effective Advocacy
    1. Defining advocacy
    2. Recognizing confrontation vs. advocacy
    3. Tips for being an effective advocate
    4. How to bring about change
    5. Self- and systems-level advocacy scenarios
  6. Partnership and Collaboration
    1. Purpose of forming partnerships
    2. Types of partnerships
    3. Group-effectiveness
    4. Strategies for collaboration and collaborative leadership
    5. Team charters

This training satisfies Kentucky DBHDID's requirements as a prerequisite to family and youth peer support certifications. 18 CEUs are available to peer support professionals upon completion.