Lydia Franco

The Supervisor's Role in Creating a High Performance Team

Supervisors play a critical role in creating value and achieving quality in behavioral health services. Supervisors are often challenged with assuming both managerial and leadership roles needed to meet day-to-day organizational operations, and at the same time, guide their team through system level changes. However, supervisors may find that they may not have the skills and support they may need to fulfill these complex roles. From CTAC data, we have found that:

The Supervisor’s Role in Supporting Professional Development of the Supervisee

Supervisors play a critical role in creating value and achieving quality in behavioral health services. Supervisors are often challenged with assuming both managerial and leadership roles needed to meet day-to-day organizational operations, and at the same time, guide their team through system level changes. However, supervisors may find that they may not have the skills and support they may need to fulfill these complex roles. From CTAC data, we have found that:

Underprivileged & Underserved: The Impact of Poverty on Mental Health**

Living in poverty has been linked to psychological distress that — unless addressed — can impactan individual’s trajectory to wellness. Lack of knowledge, fear and bias can prevent both the provider and client from discussing poverty’s effect on treatment. Therefore, in order to effectively treat and promote mental health more generally, behavioral health organizations working within impoverished communities must understand and recognize the intricate relationship betweenpoverty and mental health.

Workforce Resilience Part I: Helping the Helpers: Occupational Stress and Self-Care

During today's clinic and social service climate there is often much more demand and stress than we may realize.   As helpers, we have a unique relationship with stress and self care.  It may often be the case that we take care of everyone else first.  During this webinar, two of CTAC's clinic coordinators will talk about the importance of managing occupational stress and implementing self care.  We will talk about compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue and also share some practical ways of coping.

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