Relationships are fundamental both personally and professionally. Forming professional relationships is not easy. It takes a conscious effort to foster and maintain them to grow yourself and your staff professionally. The goal of this course is to provide managers or leaders working in adult and juvenile institutional and community corrections settings with information on the value of fostering professional relationships and qualities that make someone an effective leader.
This activity is approved for 2.00 STC credit hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Networking
All in a Day’s Work
The Importance of Relationships
Benefits of Professional Relationships
The Importance of Networking
Growing Your Network
Section 3: Skills to Become an Effective Leader
Would You Rather…?
Be Empathetic and Emotionally Intelligent
Practice “Servant Leadership”
Be an Active Listener
Be Socially Responsible
Collaborate with Others
Behaviors to Avoid
Section 4: Conclusion
Mrs. Cobb is a Lead SME Writer/Trainer at Relias. Her primary writing responsibilities are in the Health and Human Services vertical, in the content areas of public safety and behavioral health. Mrs. Cobb is also the onboarding trainer for new Relias staff joining the Content Department. Mrs. Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She has over 24 years of experience working in criminal and juvenile justice. Her work includes direct service, research, and training and technical assistance. She was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky. Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, MS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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