Friday, October 13, 2023
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Pre-register by October 6, 2023
This is a virtual course, and will take place over Zoom.
A link to this virtual course will be sent one week prior to the event.
$30.00 SLU Alumni and pre-registered SLU practicum instructors
$50.00 All others
Course Description: This workshop develops the knowledge, values, skills, and critical thinking processes necessary for anticipating unexpected and recurring leadership and supervision opportunities in social service organizations. Participants will critically analyze what is involved in interim management and administrative supervision as well as in providing ongoing reflective supervision to other clinicians. This session will cover practice in administrative, clinical, and reflective supervision. Specific topics covered include: formulating job descriptions, analyzing real-life job tasks, participating in background checks including checking references, participating in job interviews, knowing basic employment rights and laws, onboarding and training new employees, using program model technical assistance for supervision, investigating staff problems and accusations, knowing basic steps to counseling and disciplining employees, and implementing best practices to reduce risks of workplace violence and disruption.
Presented by: Stephen Edward McMillin, PhD, MPH
Dr. Stephen Edward McMillin is an associate professor in the School of Social Work at Saint Louis University, where he teaches courses in social work practice, nonprofit management, and public health. He is a Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) and chairs the SSWR section on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dr. McMillin’s research focuses on harnessing innovation and enterprise to mitigate the health impacts of climate change and air pollution while advancing health, wellbeing, and financial asset-building for individuals, families, and communities.