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Wearing the Supervisor’s Hat: Management in Recovery Work 
November 13th
12-3 pm

One of the most important things in recovery work (and one of the most important boundaries) is supervision.  What does it take to be a good manager of others?  What does it take to be a good manager in peer-services?  A new to intermediate training on the principles of “servant leadership.”  Servant leadership is a model of management and supervision that is uniquely well-suited to recovery work.  Join us to refresh your skills!

Learning Objectives, training participants will be able to: 
• Understand the paramount role of supervision in recovery settings. 
• Know the boundaries of supervision and define the limits of our lane. 
• Define supervision as servant leadership.
• Develop working knowledge of the ABCs of servant leadership:
           A. clear goals,
           B. strength-based,
           C. motivational listening. 
• Understand the essentials boundaries between guests, volunteers, staff, supervisors, Executive
Directors, and board members. 
• Understand the supervisors obligation to set a positive culture. 
• Create their own supervision culture statement. 
• Use their motivational interviewing skills in listening and providing resources to their staff. 
• Know where to find the answers for detailed questions from their Executive Director. 
• Gain real world understanding through role play and case studies of supervision in recovery
• Gain understanding of leadership styles
• Develop understanding for the importance of workplace rules 
• Students will develop a simple introductory understanding of the specialized boundaries of
supervising in a clinical setting

Peter Espenshade will lead this training on Zoom. All are welcome.

If you have any questions or need some troubleshooting help, please contact us. We’ll be happy to help!


Recovery Vermont
A program of VAMHAR
100 State Street, Suite 352

Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-6263