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Recorded Webinars

LAMM's Recorded Webinars


Adaptive Leadership:Practical Application

This webinar discussed adaptive leadership within the context of implementing change initiatives in child welfare. The presenters explained the diagnostic framework for determining an adaptive challenge to ensure appropriate interventions. They also cover practical ways to use these concepts to improve outcomes for children, youth and families. The reflection questions are intended to help you apply the new learning to your previous experiences and current workplace.


Building Collaborations: A Webinar for Tribal Middle Managers

This webinar was exclusively for Tribal Child Welfare Managers that had attended the Leadership Academy for Middle Managers. Willie Wolf facilitated a discussion about building Tribal collaborations - challenges, strategies, implications and best practices. He also covered the Systems of Care Collaboration Model.


Cultural Humility

In child welfare, cultural humility challenges us to learn from the people with whom we work, reserve judgment, and bridge the cultural divide between our perspectives, in order to promote child safety, permanency, and well-being. This 90 minute webinar was led by Dr. Robert M. Ortega who developed the framework for cultural humility, along with Dr. Kathleen Coulborn Faller. The presenters speak about culture, multiculturalism, intersectionality and how cultural humility connects to cultural competence and contributes to cultural responsiveness. They also covered the essential skills for bridging perspectives and discuss the real challenges of developing and sustaining cultural humility within your organization.


The Dance of Leadership: A Framework for Implementation in Tribal & State Child Welfare

This 90 minute webinar covered the key ways that implementation in tribal and public child welfare are distinct from implementation in other practice settings. We also discussed the three leadership behaviors that allow you to add power and focus to your child welfare change initiative. It was led by Dr. Katharine Cahn, LAMM Principle Investigator & Executive Director for the Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services at Portland State University, who has conducted research on systems change specific to child welfare.