Area Administrator Core Training (AACT)
New managers need to achieve competency in understanding the child welfare practice as well as in the higher levels of systems management. This course provides managers with an introduction of baseline competencies for middle managers in public child welfare, and opportunities to develop and practice new skills regarding these competencies. Managing self, managing others, managing systems and managing outward are the four main themes integrated throughout this course.
Day 1: Foundations for Managers in Child Welfare
Day 2: Effective Relationships as a Manager
Day 3: Strategies for Effective Organizational Communication
Day 4: Growing and Sustaining Effective Internal and External Teams
Day 5: Essentials for Resource Management
Day 6: Strategic Thinking and Planning Tools for the Manager
DCYF area administrators
No Social Work CEUs, STARS credits, or other professional continuing education credits are currently available for this course.
- 36.00 ParticipationParticipants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To register for this class in the Washington State Learning Center, please click on the name of the class you want to register for in the table below. This will connect you to the Learning Center. If you do not see the class you wish to register for there, the class is full or enrollment has been closed for another reason. If you wish to take this class, but do not have an account in the Washington State Learning Center, you may request enrollment by filling out an External Registration Request.
April 2024 - June 2024 Cohort:
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 5 and 6||06/26/2024 - 06/27/2024||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 3 and 4||05/28/2024 - 05/29/2024||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 1 and 2||04/10/2024 - 04/11/2024||9am-4pm||Webinar|
October 2023 - January 2024 Cohort:
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 5 and 6||01/23/2024 - 01/24/2024||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 3 and 4||12/06/2023 - 12/07/2023||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 1 and 2||10/24/2023 - 10/25/2023||9am-4pm||Webinar|
January - March 2023 Cohort:
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 5 and 6||03/29/2023 - 03/30/2023||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 3 and 4||02/15/2023 - 02/16/2023||9am-4pm||Webinar|
|Area Administrator Core Training Parts 1 and 2||01/17/2023 - 01/18/2023||9am-4pm||Region 4 - Pine Room|