Table of Contents

LEADERSHIP IN CHILD PROTECTION

Expanding Perspective:

Increasing Complexity:

An Exacting Standard:

The Child Protection Linchpin:

The Strategic Triangle:

ADDENDUM ONE:

ADDENDUM TWO:

CHAPTER ONE

Measuring Public Value:

Multiple Jeopardy:

Technical Solutions For Adaptive Problems:

Innovation And Evolution:

Correcting Public Perception:

ADDENDUM ONE

The Family Today:

Perceptions About Intervention Into The Family:

Perceptions About Mental And Emotional Abuse:

Participant Definitions Of Terms:

The Dividing Line Between Discipline And Abuse:

Keeping Families Together:

How To Treat Families:

Factors To Be Considered By The Caseworker:

Caseworker Responsibility For Child Deaths:

Attitudes About Foster Care:

Cultural And Racial Groups In Foster Care:

Neighborhood Placements:

Kinship Care:

Termination Of Parental Rights:

Adoption:

Knowledge And Perceptions About Public Child Protection Agencies:

Services Agencies Should Be Offering:

What The Public Would Like To Know:

How To Communicate With The Public:

Confidentiality:

ADDENDUM TWO:

CHAPTER TWO

The Model:

The Planning Process:

Environmental Scans:

Development of the Plan:

Reporting To Environmental Scan Participants:

Outcomes:

A SHARED VISION FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES:

ADDENDUM:

Expected Outcomes:

Permanence Within A Year For Every LCCS Child.

CHAPTER THREE

Stakeholder Mapping:

Outcomes:

Stakeholders:

People:

Value Convergence:

Positive Participation:

Value Exchange:

Strategic Thinking, Intent, And Communication:

Cultivating Relationships:

The Media:

Political Stakeholders:

The Public:

Issue-Driven Strategic Communication:

ADDENDUM:

CHAPTER FOUR

Internal Transactions:

Mission And Value Focus:

Your Public Relations Plan:

A Targeted Public Relations Initiative:

Power Messages:

Limitations:

Perceptions And The Media:

Taking Calls From Reporters:

ADDENDUM:

CHAPTER FIVE

Internal Leadership Development:

Staff Leadership Development:

Program Design Parameters:

PHASE I: Change

  • Session 1: Orientation & Program Kick-Off
  • Session 2: White Water Environments: Organizations Undergoing Change

    Session 3: Navigating Change

    PHASE II: Self Leadership

  • Session 4: Using The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory To Understand Themselves, Others, And Teamwork
  • Session 5: The Leader In All Of Us

    Session 6: Building Collaborative Relationships

    Session 7: Personal Creativity & Innovation

    PHASE III: Focus On Team Leadership

  • Sessions 9 & 10: Problem Solving & Decision Making Tools & Techniques
  • Session 11: Giving & Receiving Feedback

    Session 12: Handling Emotions Under Pressure

    Session 13 & 14: Conflict Reframing

    Session 15: Field Trip: Dialog With Another Team From A Different Institution Or Agency Culture

    PHASE IV: Focus On Service Leadership

  • Session 16: Managing Diversity In The Workplace Or “Being On The Outside Looking In”
  • Session 17: Issues Of Power: Having It, Sharing It, Letting Go Of It

    Program Delivery Logistics & Mechanics:

    Adapting to Changes:

    Research-Based Continuous Improvement Information Process:

    Continuous Feedback: Executive Summary

    Child Protection And Oversight Evaluation (C.P.O.E.):

    Planning for Agency Self-evaluation:

    OVERVIEW:

    PROGRAM OUTCOME MEASURES:

    (A) ENSURE THAT CHILDREN ARE SAFE:

    (B) ENSURE THAT CHILDREN HAVE PERMANENCE:

    (C) PROMOTE THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN

    (D) SUPPORT MEASURES:

    (E) INTERNAL GRANT PROCESS:

    ADDENDUM:

    CHAPTER SIX

    ADDENDUM:

    Guiding Principles

    Management Priorities

    Management Approaches/Behavior

    A Real-World Application

    The Application:

    Footnotes