Approaches to Supervision


February 9, 2021
9:30am-12:30pm EST
February 10, 2021
9:30am-12:30pm EST


Laurie Jo Wallace, Health Resources in Action

This two day training focuses on supervision and program management for adult staff. It addresses the roles and responsibilities of supervisors, communication, work relationships, program management, and the specific supervision of staff. In the training we will identify various roles and responsibilities of supervisors, and explore effective strategies for supervisor relationships.


  • Participants will be able to identify various roles and responsibilities of supervisors.
  • Participants will explore their strengths and weaknesses as a supervisor within the 5 Star Management Model.
  • Participants will be able to identify specific leadership styles.
  • Participants will be able to effectively implement team-builders for their staff.
  • Participants will be able to build effective supervisor relationships.

Agenda Overview:

  • Overview of Supervision
  • Supervisor’s Roles and Responsibilities
  • The 5 Star Management Model
  • Situational Leadership
  • The Forms of Supervision
  • Team-builders and Program Planning

Laurie Jo Wallace has spent the last 27 years promoting healthy communities and healthy youth in Boston. She has expertise in peer leadership, program development, curriculum development, coalition building, youth/adult collaboration, conflict resolution, physical health and healthy eating, and alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention. In her role as Managing Director of Training & Capacity Building at HRiA, she has developed special expertise in youth development, and has provided training and support to numerous programs, coalitions, and youth serving agencies in the Boston, Massachusetts, and across the US. She has also trained youth and adults in Canada and Singapore.

Registration deadline: 

Monday, February 8, 2021

Registration fee: 

$185 Regular, $150 MACDC Member, $100 Student/AmeriCorps/Intern

Type of event: 

MKI Training

Learning area: 

Nonprofit Governance