NACSW Online Continuing Education


Leading a Nonprofit organization: Thriving, not just Surviving
Length: 1.25 CEUs
Primary Audience:
  • Social workers
  • related professionals
Practice Level(s):
  • Basic
  • Intermediate

Training Format: Audio-Based
Number of CE Hours: 1.25

Facilitator
Laura Zumdahl, PhD 
Registration FEES

Current Member Rate
15.00
Non-Member Rate
18.75
Course Outline
Description

As the economy places increased pressure on nonprofit organizations, leaders are faced with how to weather the financial storm while simultaneously maintaining services and planning for the future. The focus of this training is on practical strategies nonprofit leaders can employ to face the challenges during an economic downturn and stay poised for future growth.

Category(ies):

  • Direct Practice: Groups and Communities
  • Administration and Work with Organizations

Sample Content





Learning Objectives
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the challenges facing non-profit organizations during the economic downturn.

2. Identify key strategies for growth and organizational development.

3. Learn ways the strategies and leadership practices can be adapted to a variety of settings

OUTLINE

PRESENTER BIO

Laura Zumdahl is associate executive director of Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA), a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to low income residents of Chicago. She has a BA in Sociology from Trinity Christian College, an MA in Social Work from the University of Chicago and will receive her PhD in leadership in May. Laura is currently researching innovation and design thinking, in nonprofit organizations through a leadership fellowship from the Chicago Community Trust

CEU Accreditation Information

NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid through 1/27/18. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. Social Workers will receive 1.25 continuing education clock hour(s) for participating in this training. It is the responsibility of participants to contact their licensing boards to verify that this training, as a distance education session, meets their jurisdictional standards for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.

Requirements for Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours

Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for home-study courses include: a) engaging with all the required materials provided by this training; b) completing and submitting an on-line evaluation of this session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the “open-book” post-workshop quiz. Session participants who meet these three requirements will receive a continuing education contact hour certificate from NACSW on-line immediately following their completion of this course.

Registration Fee and Refunds

The registration fee covers engaging in all the required materials provided by the on-line training as well as costs associated with maintaining the website which supports the training materials, as well as CE certificate administration. Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, are available upon request within 15 days of purchasing/enrolling in a training. No refunds or exchanges are available once the training quiz has been opened.

Grievance Procedure

Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this training should communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after having completed the training. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at info@nacsw.org or 203-270-8780.

Request for Accommodations

Please contact NACSW at info@nacsw.org, or 203.270.8780 if you would like to request a special accommodation.

Interactivity

Because this is a home study training session, there is no direct contact and/or communication between the individual taking this training and the session speaker. Interactivity for this training consists of the interaction between a person registered for this training session and the materials and content offered in this session.

Contact Information

If you have questions pertaining to the content of the training (session content, outline, content level, continuing education contact hours, etc.), contact info@nacsw.org or 203.270.8780. You will receive a response within 24 hours. If you are in need of technical support, send an email to hostmaster@nacsw.org. You will receive a response from the program's technical support manager within 8 hours, 7 days a week.