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Multiday Webinar

F21-2005 Supervisors as Leaders

Total Credits: 12 including 12 Supervision CEs

2000 Supervision |  800 Online
Course Levels:
13.5 hours
Original Program Date :
Nov 12, 2021
Target Audience:
Social Workers, LCPCs and Psychologists



This two-day workshop exposes supervisors to critical knowledge and skills, situational scenarios, and strategies for effective leadership. Participants will examine issues related to workplace culture, climate, and personal differences that institutionalize various types of behavior and interactions. Participants will explore how to maximize different types of training for improved results. This workshop is designed for human service supervisors and managers who are new to supervision or have some supervisory experience and would like to sharpen their supervisory skills.

Agenda & Learning Objectives


Day One:

9:30 am - 10:00 am Registration/Log On
10:00 am - 11:20 am


  • Defining Leadership
  • Competencies & Function of Leadership & Supervision
11:20 am - 11:30 am  Break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Culture and Context Contexts
  • Supervisory Relationship
  • Ethical Principles
  • Conflict and Communication
  • Leadership Theories and Styles
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Supervisory Process
  • Power
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm Break
3:40 pm - 5:30 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Summary
  • Group Activity
  • Discussion of Activity
  • Questions & Answers     



Day Two:

9:30 am - 10:00 am Registration/Log On
10:00 am - 11:20 am


  • Review of Day 1
  • Following the Leader
11:20 am - 11:30 am Break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Diversity
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Group Activity
  • Discussion of Activity
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm Break
3:40 pm - 5:30 pm

Lecture (Continued)

  • Emotional Intelligence                                                           
  • Next Steps      
  • Questions & Answers    
5:30 pm




Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the purpose, function, and context of supervision
  • Compare and contrast the differences between a manager, supervisor, and leader
  • Describe the relationship between leadership and agency/employee
  • Examine various leadership styles, individual differences and the impact on the supervisory relationship
  • Describe leadership development success factors

Bibliography & References


Live Interactive Webinar Platforms




The Office of Continuing Professional Education hosts Live Interactive Webinars through two platforms: Zoom and WebEx.

Both platforms offer high quality and user-friendly webinar platforms for our registrants.


System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome; Firefox 10.0 or higher.

Our system is not compatible with the Safari web browser.

  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

**Please have your device charging at all times to ensure that your device does not lose power during the webinar.


Course Interaction Requirements:

To participate in Live Interactive Webinars, you MUST have a device that allows you to view the presentation on screen and hear the instructor at all times. We do not allow participants to call-in from their phones or mobile devices and solely listen to the presentation. Participation in Live Interactive Webinars is mandatory.

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $250 and includes CE credit. Registering after October 29, 2021 will incur an additional $20 late fee.*Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.


*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

Course Completion & CE Information

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 12 Category I Continuing Education Units for supervision. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.


ASWB Approved

Course completion requirements: To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete the online course evaluation located in your account. After the online course evaluation is completed, you are then able to download your certificate. Partial Credit will not be given for participants who arrive late or leave early.


Unversity of Maryland School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Professional Education, provider #1611, 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. UMSSW Office of CPE maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/11/2021 to 02/11/2024. Social workers participating in this course receive 12 continuing education supervision credits.


Please refer to the tab "Live Interactive Webinar Policies & FAQs" for UMSSW Office of CPE policies regarding all live interactive webinar related matters.

Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

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