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2014 Strengthening Advocacy with Management and Supervision for Fast Changing Times

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Supervision in the Real World – Taking It All Back Home 6/22/14

This session will explore how to take what you have learned at this conference and implement it in our own office and organization. It... Read more

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Managing Grants – the Middle Manager’s Role – A Guide to Successful Projects Without Losing Sleep 6/22/14

A key role of a middle manager is to plan, implement, manage and evaluate program projects and grants. Each phase of the process is... Read more

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Technology Policies and Practice in the Age of the Cloud 6/22/14

Technology is changing the practice of law every day as new devices, programs and apps make communications and information sharing... Read more

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Managing Up 6/22/14

Do you ever feel caught in the middle? Do you wish you could better deal with upper managers and supervisors? Come to this session to... Read more

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Delegation and Supervision Skills 6/22/14

As a manager and supervisor you regularly supervise other legal and non-legal staff. What are your delegation habits? What are the costs... Read more

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Coordinating Advocacy Across Offices or Different Programs 6/22/14

This session will reflect on how a program can take a comprehensive and coordinated approach to advocacy by encouraging collaboration... Read more

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Advanced Supervision Topics: A Roundtable 6/22/14

This session will provide an opportunity for an informal roundtable discussion of supervision issues and challenges that you face in... Read more

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If Lions Could Speak: An Introduction to Racial Apologetics 6/22/14

In this session you will learn how to talk and think about race differently. Our goal is for you to feel confident when engaged in... Read more

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Time Management for Lawyers 6/22/14

Legal aid managers and supervisors must be effective timekeepers in order to manage multiple tasks, technology and people. What are your... Read more

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Developing Program Documents that Reflect Supervision Aspirations 6/22/14

Hiring, performance standards, and employee evaluations – Do you have adequate tools to define, communicate, and carry out your program’... Read more

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Volunteers: Are They Worth the Trouble? 9/18/14

This session will explore how to make efficient use of volunteers and get the most out of their limited time or experience.  Presenters... Read more

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Project Sustainability and Evaluation 6/22/14

Many organizations are effective at developing and obtaining funding for special projects, but run into problems implementing and... Read more

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From Concept To Implementation – Designing Projects For Success 6/22/14

Legal practice often involves more than representing individual clients. Project design and management skills can help us to become more... Read more

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Using a CMS to Improve Legal Work Supervision 6/22/14

So, you’re in love with your case management system . . . but what has it done for you lately? Sure, it is helpful in monitoring the... Read more

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There's a Map for That: Geo Mapping Applications for Legal Advocacy 6/22/14

The session will introduce case studies and examples of how to integrate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis into... Read more

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Attendance, Performance and Employee Legal Protections 6/22/14

Managers and supervisors are expected to monitor and enforce their organization’s policies regarding attendance and job performance.... Read more

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Managing Fluctuating Resources in an Uncertain World 6/22/14

Learn how to develop a plan to respond to shifts in funding. In this session, we will review some tools to understand your resources and... Read more

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Outcomes and Client-Focused Goals 6/22/14

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and Colorado Legal Services use outcome measurement systems that are fairly complex and rooted in... Read more

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The Role of the Manager 6/22/14

Are you new to middle management or perhaps not so new but still not clear on what the expectations are for you as a middle manager?... Read more

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Maintaining Your Sanity While Managing Difficult Conversations (and Difficult People) 6/22/14

This session will unpack the behind-the-scenes feelings and motivations that lead to bad outcomes after difficult conversations. Working... Read more

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Plenary on Performance Management: An Integrated Systems Approach for Achieving Individual and Organizational Results 6/22/14

Managing performance and developing staff to achieve outstanding results is one of the key responsibilities -- and greatest challenges... Read more

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Plenary Workshop: Identify and Leverage Your Strengths: A Workshop Using Your Own Online Strengths Assessment 6/22/14

By Beverly L. Weise, President, of Leadership Talent Solutions

When individuals spend more time working from their strengths than... Read more

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