Document Category: Adaptive Leadership

Adaptive Leadership: Practical Application

This 90-minute webinar explains the diagnostic framework for determining the adaptive challenge and how to mobilize the system to implement vision; and how to effectively deploy oneself and practical ways to use these concepts to improve outcomes for children, youth and families. 

Bridging the Gap: A Learning Activity on Effective Multidisciplinary Collaboration

This paper highlights a learning activity that demonstrates the principles of collaboration and the impact it has within the field of human services from a multidisciplinary framework. It gives participants the opportunity to gain valuable insight on functional and applicable methods of successful collaboration across disciplines. 

Competency-based Leadership Development

This article describes a competency-based leadership development program in child welfare that has demonstrated effectiveness by developing a comprehensive competency model and using that model to design and deliver leadership training across the country. 

Leading in Permanent Whitewater (7 minute microlearning)

Change is constant in our environment and in child welfare, in particular. Just under 8 minutes, this Quickbit describes the characteristics of permanent whitewater and offers strategies for navigating these rough waters; how people can keep the vision alive and stand in the gap of the creative tension between the vision and reality.