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