Foundational Skills: Motivating Others

Foundational Skills: Motivating Others 

Given the increasing number and diversity of offenders in detention, custody, or under community supervision across the country, today’s leaders face mounting responsibilities and challenges in their daily routines. One key challenge is finding ways to motivate employees to both stay on the job and complete their tasks effectively. In order to address these complexities, it is crucial that correctional managers and leaders develop key skills and attributes. This course addresses your role in motivating employees and describes how two types of factors, security and motivating, affect job attitudes. You will gain insight into behaviors that focus on how to use positive reinforcement to bring out the best in employees. This course will use a blend of interactive activities, instructive information, and self-study to help you motivate others. The information in this course is appropriate for correctional supervisors and managers.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: EL-FSMO-CORR-0
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify the motivating factors employees need that allow them to be responsible, achieve high performance, and have success on the job.
Describe your role in motivating others by creating meaningful and challenging work opportunities.
Use positive reinforcement to engage employees and impact performance.

Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributor B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Motivating Others A. Meet Mitch B. What Does Motivating Others Mean? C. Why is Motivating Others Important? D. What Motivates? E. Security Factors and Motivating Factors F. On What Factors Should You Focus? G. What Is Your Role in Motivating Employees? H. Meet Mary I. Section Summary Section 3: Behaviors That Motivate A. Will the Job Get Done? B. The Four Behavioral Consequences C. Reward What You Want Done D. What Is the Downside of Negative Reinforcement? E. Using Positive Reinforcement F. Tips for Using Positive Reinforcement G. What Went Right? H. Section Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. References

Instructor: Eva Martony, MS Ed.
Eva Martony, MS Ed, is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) with over 18 years of experience in the instructional technology and human performance improvement fields. She has managed, designed, and produced training programs and interventions in a variety of content areas for both the public and private sectors. Industry experience includes adult corrections, higher education, retail development, banking, and communications. For over nine years, Eva served as the curriculum manager for the Arizona Department of Corrections leading design teams and developing a variety of creative training solutions for staff, including professional and leadership development academies. She also served on the board for the International Association of Correctional Training Personnel (IACTP) for four years. Working in partnership with the National Institute of Corrections (NIC), she has developed correctional training materials for several programs including new warden training, crisis intervention, security audits, and staffing analysis. Eva’s instructional designs focus on interactive, participant-centered, performance-oriented learning. Disclosure: Eva Martony, MS Ed. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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