Leading With Confidence


Health and Human

Services Professionals

Principles to Empower Leadership


Every Level

Attention Health & Human Service Professionals

Develop Your Skills, Increase Your Confidence


Gain 6 CEUs

Who Is This Workshop For?

Social Workers, Health & Human Services professionals who are currently in supervisor or administrative roles or an aspiring leader.

Social Worker providing: 

  • Behavioral Health 
  • Health Care 
  • Public Health
  • Addictions Treatment 
  • Community Services / Resource Dev. 
  • Educational Services 

Serving in the role(s) of: 

  • Case Mgmt 
  • Care Coordination Management  
  • Supervision/Admin.
  • Policy/Planning

To populations that include: 

  • Children/Youth/Families 
  • Social Services Agencies
  • Community Centers
  • Govt. Services
  • Educational Organizations
  • Health Clinics
  • Healthcare Companies
  • Hospitals

Continuing Education Units:

Social Workers, LPC’s and LMFT’s will earn 6 continuing education hours from your participation.

WellSource Integrative Health Solutions, LLC has been Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886801407-8808) for 6 continuing education contact hours. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.

State Board Information:

This Live Workshop has been approved by the following state boards:


  • Georgia Composite Board of Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists for 6 core CEUs


  • Health Professional Boards of Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marital Family Therapists for 6 Core CEUs

North Carolina

  • North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board (NCSWCLB) for 6 Core CEUs
  • North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC) for 6 related CEUs
  • North Carolina Marriage and Family Board for 6 related CEUs

You will receive a personal CE certificate form with your name and WellSource-Transcending Leadership and Personal Development signature.

Practical Insights, Strategies And Skills To Make You A Better Leader

Our workshop facilitators are training and development professionals with extensive social work, healthcare and business experience. You’ll get practical insights and strategies that you can apply in your work and with your teams immediately. Our workshops are high-quality, informative and interactive, keeping you engaged with:


Participant exercises & interaction, sharing ideas and experiences, Q&A


Hands-on learning, practice and application of strategies presented in the workshop

About The Workshop...

In a rapidly changing human service sector, organizations need capable and confident managers who can inspire employees to contribute at their highest levels of potential. Supervisors and managers must be equipped with the skills and confidence to lead authentically, build and develop inclusive teams, and motivate employees in a constantly changing environment. Emerging leaders must begin building your supervisory skillset early in your careers in order to effectively lead at any level and be prepared for successively increased responsibility. 

This high-quality program is designed to strengthen your leadership toolkit and your confidence as you grow into a trusted leader who possesses both critical technical / clinical skills and essential soft skills. We’ll explore leadership theories, approaches of supervision, and key leadership principles and tools, and develop strategies to confidently develop your personal leadership style.

The Goal...

Participants will gain a greater understanding of and practice in key leadership principles and tools to successfully carry out their health and human services managerial / supervisory responsibilities and job functions.


  • Participants will be able to describe evidenced based leadership approaches, principles and models of social work practice.
  • Participants will become self-aware of their emotional intelligence skill and leadership style and learn how to better manage working relationships.
  • Participants will explore leadership tools that help them to develop a strong sense of self, build a strong team and extended community network, and enhance their operational management practices.
  • Participants will broaden their leadership toolkit and skill, enabling them to apply the managerial / supervisory approach most appropriate for the situation.


  • Please contact us for group tickets

As a result of this program you will acquire strategies to explore and develop:


A confident mindset to build greater confidence in your leadership ability and understand the support needed to be successful at any level leadership role


An effective, personalized leadership style as we examine the three principles in becoming the Confident Leader Within:

  1. Strong Sense of Self: You know yourself and lead authentically with strong foundation of your strengths, personal character and values.
  2. Strong Support System: You build a strong support system in your team and extended network that enhances your ability to execute. You invest in helping others achieve their full potential.
  3. Strong Operational Acumen: You possess a depth of knowledge that enables you to impact financial and clinical results.


Practical opportunities to apply the principles and strategies in your work as a Healthcare Professional so that you can lead with confidence, regardless of your title

Workshop Agenda...

8:00 to 8:30 - Registration

8:20 to 9:00 - I. Introduction

  • Facilitator & Participant Introductions / Icebreaker
  • Explore importance of a confident mindset
  • Explore the effectiveness and different levels of leadership in Health & Human Services
  • Explore personal awareness through examples of confident leaders

9:00 to 10:00 - II.  Evidence-Based Leadership Approaches, Principles & Models

  • Discuss the major components / approaches in social work supervision
  • Evidenced-based leadership theories in social work management
  • Principles for leading with confidence

10:10 - 10:20 - Break

10:20 to 11:40 - III. Skills & Application

  • Overview for Principles of Leading with Confidence
  • Strong Sense of Self
  • Internal Compass of Personal Character & Values to Guide You
  • Self-aware of emotional intelligence & leadership style

11:40 to 12:30 - Lunch on you

12:30 – 2:00

  • Strong Support System
  • Empower and develop your team 
  • Engage using CRISP communication  
  • Build inclusive relationships / alliances across the broader constituency groups

2:00 - 2:10 - Break

2:10 to 3:00

  • Strong Operational Management
  • Focus on outcomes that influence important priorities  
  • Exhibit sound decision making
  • Managing Budgets

3:00 to 3:30 - IV. Putting It All Together

  • Personal Action Planning
  • The 4 A’s of An Effective Individual Development Plan
  • Identify opportunities to apply the principles in your personal leadership practices
  • Individual Development plan

3:30 - Evaluation/Certificate Receipt

Meet Your Workshop Presenters

Vivian Blade

A professional speaker, author, executive coach and talent management expert, Vivian works with the world's top companies to fuel incredible leadership, and with professionals to fuel incredible careers. She inspires professionals to accomplish milestones they never thought possible for themselves, equipping them with the skills and self-confidence to be highly successful in their work and careers. For over 20 years, Vivian successfully led the development and execution of customer-centered, quality-based, growth business strategies for General Electric and Humana, both Fortune 100 companies. Following a successful nearly 13-year career with GE, Vivian launched her current practice in 2009. She applies her extensive business, finance and leadership experience to coach and develop aspiring and established leaders in building high-performance, high-quality and high-service level organizations. Vivian works with the world's top companies from a variety of industries with regional to global operations.

Vivian also is a prolific writer whose articles, featured in a number of professional, industry, and business publications, and published books have helped thousands of professionals succeed. She is the author of the book, "FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward", which reveals the inside secrets of career success, and a contributor to two books published by the Association for Talent Development "Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You’ll Love", and “Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges”.

Vonya Hodrick

Compassionately, having over 20 years of public service, Vonya has enhanced many lives as a Success Life Coach, writer, and Motivational Speaker. In fact, Vonya’s professional business education, and licensure in Counseling, Social Work, Health & Life Insurance, and Wellness Consultant certification enables her to counsel, coach, and educate many individuals to reach their full life potential. Moreover, Vonya has enhanced community affairs in the areas of mental health, welfare programs, fundraising, and research projects. After many years of professional work, Vonya founded her private practice Holistic Healing Avenues, LLC and WellSource Integrative Health Solutions. In addition, her many years of volunteering for Workforce Investment Act programs, the Executive Leadership of Humana Women’s Network Resource Group, membership of the University of Toledo Social Work Advisory Committee, National Career Development Association, and Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services demonstrates her dedication to uplift and transform others.


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Program Format: Live Workshop

Method: Lecture, Participant Workbook, PowerPoint Presentation, Group Discussion, Bibliography

NASW Competency Alignment:

Competency: Case Management and Supervision/Administration

Course Completion Requirements: Participants must be present for the duration of the training as evidenced by signing in and out on the attendance log and complete an evaluation to receive a certificate of credit.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: We make every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you need special arrangements for wheelchair access, for another person to accompany you to our workshops, or for other special needs please contact us.

Our Refund Policy: If you choose to cancel your registration you will be given a full refund less a $50 processing fee up to 30 days before the start date of the workshop. Participants wishing to cancel their registration after this time wave the right to a refund but will be issued full credit toward a future workshop date.

In the event that a workshop is cancelled by Transcending Leadership and Personal Development due to inclement weather, health of the presenter, etc., you will receive a full refund or a credit for a future workshop, whichever you desire.

Payment is required prior to the workshop. If you are using a purchase order and payment is not received prior to a workshop, you will not receive a CE certificate until payment is received.

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