Frontline Leadership > LFS04 Frontline Leadership - Personnel Management
LFS04 Frontline Leadership - Personnel Management
The frontline supervisor is responsible for understanding the importance and value of managing staff effectively. Developing performance goals, assessing the skills of staff to succeed, and building good management practices into your interactions with staff are important in your ongoing effort to manage personnel. This module will also discuss how meetings can be a productive management tool and the importance of appreciating difference and diversity.
Course Objective
• Define the role and responsibilities of the frontline supervisor in managing personnel including hiring new staff, conducting performance reviews, creating job descriptions, delegating tasks and responsibilities, encouraging effective communication, and implementing grievance and formal contract procedures.
• Describe ways to manage the complexities of supervising others including supervising former peers and those with more experience in the field.
• Identify ways to facilitate team work and coach staff to participate in meetings.
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of employment law and the importance of appreciating difference and diversity.
• Describe the steps for using formal and informal assessments to identify skill development needs.
Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Certificates
National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals
1.0 Hour 1.00 CE Credit(s) $22.33 QTY

Other Courses You May Be Interested In
Frontline Leadership
LFS05 Frontline Leadership - Documentation and Rule Compliance Documentation is an important aspect of the supervisory responsibility. Knowing what to document, how to document it clearly and without bias, and overseeing others’ documentation is critical to the success of the services delivered.
Child Welfare
CW206 Child Welfare II - Supporting Positive Learning and Development This module focuses on how skills training and education can benefit your clients and how you can support client’s daily routines and relationships. As a teacher, you will engage with clients as they learn the skills necessary to pursue their potential and gain independence in their lives.
Frontline Leadership
LFS03 Frontline Leadership - Empowering Others Empowering others is a crucial aspect of the role of frontline supervisor. As frontline supervisor, you can empower others by motivating, setting an example, and developing and maintaining effective teams. This module will look at these tools and how they can help you supervise productive and satisfied staff.