Adaptive challenges can be difficult to recognize and complicated to address. Selecting an appropriate intervention first requires that you have a solid understanding of the technical and adaptive challenges so you can determine effective solutions that take into consideration their impact on stakeholders.
Our presenters for this 90 minute webinar will explain the diagnostic framework for determining the adaptive challenge and how to mobilize the system to implement your vision. They'll also talk about how to effectively deploy yourself and practical ways to use these concepts to improve outcomes for children, youth and families.
Nancy Dickinson is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland, School of Social Work. She is also the Project Director for the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute and a Senior Workforce Associate with the Atlantic Coast Welfare Implementation Center. Dickinson has had extensive experience in child welfare practice, administration, research, education and training.
Deborah Reed is the Project Manager for the Leadership Academy for Middle Managers. Prior to that she worked for Washington States’ Department of Social and Health Services, Children’s Administration, Division of Management and Accountability as a Statewide Program Manager. Reed has extensive experience in placement and permanency planning in various levels of management.