University of Arizona College of Public Health

Leadership for Supervisors

This is an all levels course offering CPH and CHES — Free
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0.75 hours


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Leadership skills better equip people to influence others to develop new skills, realize their potential, and work collectively toward a common goal. This training will focus on building and strengthening leadership skills for mid-level supervisors. Participants will learn what makes an effective leader and techniques for managing work, problem solving, and critical thinking that help support supervisors in behavioral health organizations.

Reviewers say, "Offered good content on different leadership styles and emotional intelligence" and "I recommend it because the information is relevant to the workplace, and we need more leaders."

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 

What You'll Learn

  1. Identify various leadership strategies to improve team performance
  2. Describe ways to facilitate change in the workplace 
  3. Apply successful methods for managing the work of employees

Competency Terms

Communication Skills
Public Health Science Skills
Leadership & Systems Thinking Skills
Systems Thinking

Related Occupations

Other Management & Leadership
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Manager/Program Manager

Related Job Tasks

Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it
Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce
Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health