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Course Description

Strengths-based Leadership: An Overview

Engaged employees are more productive and less likely to quit. A strengths-based approach to leadership improves employee engagement and builds the capacity of your organization. In this workshop participants will discuss what defines an empowering workplace and identify leadership styles that support empowerment. Through the skill of critical reflection, leaders will identify how their own skills, attitudes and knowledge compare to the core competencies of a strengths based leader. Participants will also reflect on the strengths of their own staff and organization and discuss how to leverage the strengths to overcome challenges.

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify core components of Strengths-based Leadership
  • Define empowerment and identify difference between being empowered and being empowering
  • Practice strengths-based vision
  • Describe the purpose of critical reflection and the steps to implement it
  • Identify strategies for increasing structural and psychological empowerment in the workplace

Notes

Cancellation Policy: All cancellation requests must be in writing via email to sbleader@temple.edu

For individual session payments: cancellations received up to ten (10) business days prior to the start of the scheduled session will receive a full refund. If cancellation is received nine (9) business days to the first day prior to the start of the session there will be a $10.00 processing fee assessed, and the balance paid will be refunded. There will be no refunds if cancellation is first day of session or once the session has started.

For complete certificate series bundle payments: cancellations received up to ten business days before the start of the first session will receive a full refund. Cancellations received nine business days prior to the first day of the first session will be assessed a $50.00 processing fee. There will be no refunds if cancellation is the first day of session one, or after.

TUH reserves the right to cancel continuing education events due to low enrollment. Full refund will be provided.

Weather Related Cancellations: In the event of inclement weather, TUH will make every effort to cancel events with as much advance notice as possible. Notification will be sent via email/DestinyOne once a decision to close or delay has been made. In all instances TUH will follow the University’s and/or the agency’s cancellation decisions.

 

Continuing Education Credit (Social Work Credit):

Available and optional at check-out. This item must be paid for at check out. Continuing Education fee is $20.00.

To obtain Social Work Continuing Education Hours, please complete the following items:

  • Pay the Continuing Education Fee (optional choice at check-out)
  • Attend entire course and sign-in
  • Complete the online request form
  • Complete the Course Evaluation after attending - full first and last name must be listed on the evaluation

This workshop/program has been approved for 6 continuing education hours through Temple University Harrisburg, a PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors pre-approved provider of continuing education.  These continuing education hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW/LMFT/LPC biennial license renewal. Certificates of attendance documenting continuing education hours will be issued by Temple University Harrisburg.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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For more information about upcoming Strengths-based Leadership workshops, please contact sbleader@temple.edu

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