Leadership in Youth Work

Many in our field are promoted to levels of leadership without formal leadership training. This webinar will explore introductory concepts of leadership, including defining leadership, what differentiates leadership from supervision and managing, and ways to think about expanding your influence in your program or organization.
Learning Objectives:
  • List essential elements that define leadership
  • Explain the importance of a service-approach to leadership
  • Describe personal circles of influence in which leadership can be used
CYC Certification Competency Domain:  Relationship and Communication
.67 Class Hour

Created by

James Freeman, MA, CYC-P

James Freeman brings over 30 years of experience serving and leading in social service and education organizations. He holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership and was awarded a career achievement award from the National Staff Development and Training Association. He volunteers as a consulting editor for the International Child and Youth Care Network and advisor for the Association for Child and Youth Care Practice. He has served on the board of directors for the Association of Children’s Residential Centers and is a past president of the Child and Youth Care Certification Board. He’s been married to Julie for 24 years and they have a daughter and two sons they are raising in southern California.