Course Description: 

This training is geared towards creating an environment that promotes Inclusive Leadership and Trauma-Informed supervision. The course helps leaders, supervisors, and managers create common, shared language and understanding across their organizations.

Inclusive Leadership

As conversations around racial equity, diversity, and inclusion has become increasingly more common, leading leaders to really challenge themselves toward developing steps to integrate Inclusive leadership to move their businesses forward. Increasing diversity and having anti-bias training are good primary steps but creating a truly inclusive and diverse workforce goes much deeper.

In order to help leaders, supervisors or managers evaluate their own strategies and approaches, we discuss the importance of understanding the 6 Cs of inclusive leaders. 

Trauma-Informed Approach

Clients interacting with various agencies and service providers across our systems deserve to reap the full benefits of the implementation of trauma-informed care; that means within our entire organization we must be engaged in moving Trauma-Informed approaches forward. 

As a supervisor in these organizations, you are in a unique position to help influence the culture. The staff looks directly to you for guidance and support in many areas, trauma-informed will be another area in which you will have the opportunity to prepare staff to have a positive impact on the population they serve. As a supervisor, this course will offer you tools, and practical skills that impact your supervision style on a variety of levels.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe and understand the importance of Inclusive Leadership and its impact on your staff
  • Describe and understand the importance of trauma-informed supervision to your staff 
  • Explain and demonstrate how to ensure that the work environment is safe for clients and staff alike according to inclusive leadership strategies
  • Explain and demonstrate how to ensure that the work environment is safe for clients and staff alike according to trauma-informed strategies
  • Demonstrate and understand how you help your staff develop the competencies that an inclusive workforce needs to create a safe environment for all. 
  • Demonstrate and understand how you help your staff develop the competencies that a trauma-informed workforce needs
  • Be able to explain and demonstrate new and creative tools, and practical skills that impact your supervision style and support your staff.


See the Curriculum below for the Outline of the Course 

Certificates will be awarded after completion of the full Webinar and course evaluation.

Radiant Sunshine, #1403, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Radiant Sunshine maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/28/20 to 2/28/2023  Social workers completing this course receive 1-clinical continuing education credits.

Find out whether your state or province accepts ACE approval.

Refund Policy:   No refund will be given for the purchase of any course or webinar. 

 We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please email info@rswellness.org for more information if disability accommodations are needed.

For more information contact: info@rswellness.org

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Introduction to Training

    • Your Personality (16 Personalities)

  • 2

    Section One: Leadership Basics

    • Leadership Introduction

    • Leadership Styles Introduction

    • Autocratic Leadership Style

    • Democratic Leadership Style

    • Laissez-Faire Leadership Style

    • Transformational Leadership Style

    • How Do You Choose and Develop a Leadership Style!

    • Team Dynamics Introduction

    • What are Teams?

    • Groups Vs. Teams

    • Types of Teams

    • Why Rely on Teams

    • Team Effectiveness

    • Team Effectiveness Model

    • Team Composition

    • Homogenous vs Heterogeneous Teams

    • Stages of Team Development

    • Stages of Team Development (Fellowship of the Ring)

    • Team Cohesiveness Outcomes

    • Closing Team Dynamics

  • 3

    Section Two: Inclusive Leadership

    • Inclusion Leadership Introduction

    • 1. Commitment

    • 2. Courage

    • 3. Cognizance of Bias

    • 4. Curiosity

    • 5. Cultural Intelligence

    • 6. Collaboration

    • 6-Cs of Inclusive Leaders Assessment

  • 4

    Section Three: Integrating a Trauma-Informed Approach in Your Supervision

    • Introduction

    • Overview of Trauma

    • The 3 F's of Trauma Impact

    • Impact of Trauma

    • Supervision Section One- Personal Journal Reflection

    • Understanding Trauma Learning Brain vs Survival Brain

    • Why the Trauma-Informed Approach Matters

    • The 4 R's of Trauma-Informed Care

    • Brené Brown on Empathy

    • Empathy Video Discussion

    • Supervision Section Two- Personal Journal Reflection

    • Trauma Impact on Individuals, Providers, and Organizations

    • Domains of Trauma Informed Approach for Supervisors

    • Trauma-Informed Supervision Attitudes and Practices

    • Trauma-Informed Summary-With Discussion

    • Trauma-Informed Leadership

    • Creating a Strengths-based Environment for Supervision

    • Trauma Informed Supervision Closing

  • 5

    Section Four: Emotional Intelligence

    • Emotional Intelligence Section One

    • Emotional Intelligence Section Two

    • EQ Quick Assessment Self Section

    • EQ Quick Assessment Social Section

  • 6

    Section Five: Supervision in Practice (Scenarios)

    • Orientation Process for Supervision

    • Supervision Sessions-Emergency Time off Request

    • Corrective Plan

  • 7

    Session Six: Leadership & Supervision Resources

    • Leadership Supportive Resources

    • Racial Equity Leadership Road Map

    • Trauma Informed Supervision Guide & Form Samples

    • Conflict Management & Respectful Workplace Guidelines

    • Feedback Cheat Sheet

    • Racial Equity Resource List

    • Self Care Regular Routine-Take Care of You!

  • 8

    Before You Go..

    • Course Post Test

    • Evaluation

Instructor

Executive Director

Sharea Farmer, LCSW

Sharea Farmer is the Founder and Executive Director of RS Counseling & Wellness with over 15 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker. Her training includes: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Theory, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Her expertise in both clinical and administration has allowed her to work in the private and public sectors as an advocate for employee wellness, Diversity & Inclusion, Race Equity, and Trauma-Informed Practices. Her unique practice that focuses on empowerment and education creates transformative wellness for her clients that range from executive leadership teams to supervisors to staff. RS Wellness has developed employee resilience plans and trauma-informed care programs for state and public health agencies, as well as educational groups, both locally and nationally. The workshops and courses created by RS Wellness are the keys to a healthy trauma-informed workplace where everyone can thrive. Courses fall under four categories: DEI, Social Work Continuing Education, Trauma-Focused, and Wellness. Although each course is tailored to its specific subject matter, the courses provide curriculum, assignments, video, and affirming activities. Sharea received a BA in Sociology from Rider University and a Master’s of Social Work from Rutgers. She is an adjunct professor at Rutgers where she’s been teaching since 2014. She is on the World Childhood Foundation Advisory Board for a two-year term from 2021-2023. On the board, she’ll have the chance to use the Equity & Inclusion lens to determine program eligibility for funding in the area of preventing sexual exploitation and abuse of children. You can find her press, publications, and presentations here. Sharea lives in New Jersey with her husband. She enjoys all things basketball, live NBA games, traveling, coloring, and spending time with family and friends. Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the States of New Jersey #44SC05650200

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