A series of FREE interactive webinar training workshops

Family Leadership Certificate Series

The Family Leadership Certificate Series was created to help new and emerging family leaders enhance existing skills and develop new leadership skills as they strive to make a difference for other families and to make positive change in organizations, systems and policy. The series consists of five monthly webinars hosted at local sites, followed by an activity and discussion after each webinar broadcast. Participants are given independent learning assignments to apply concepts learned in each module to their own lives.

Information for Family Leaders

Can you answer yes to any of these questions?

Are you a parent, family member or individual with a disability or special healthcare need?

Do you want to learn more about how to advocate for yourself and others?

Have you ever wanted to serve on a board or council but didn’t know how to get started?

Are you already a family leader and would like to enhance your skills?

Then this is for you!

Join us for a series of FREE interactive webinar training workshops!

 

What: The series consists of 5 monthly webinars hosted at local sites, followed by a discussion/activity after each broadcast. The webinars will cover topics such as communication, navigation, cultural & family diversity, partnerships & collaboration, and problem solving/decision making.

Why: The series will help new and emerging family leaders enhance and develop leadership skills as they strive to make a difference for other families and to make positive change in organizations, systems and policy.

How: Fill out this form to register!

When: Once registered, you will be contacted regarding the nearest host site and schedule.

Where: Once registered, you will be contacted regarding the nearest host site and schedule.

 

Questions? Call 800-773-8652 or email stjohnj@umkc.edu!

To download the FLCS flyer to save, print, or share with others, right-click the following link and select “Save File As…” Family Leadership Certificate Series flyer >>

Information for Organizations

A family leader is someone who has personal experience in using resources or services to strengthen his or her family and speaks and acts from their perspective as a family member. Family leaders might serve as a mentor for other families, sit on an advisory board, belong to a team, testify at public hearings, or lead in other ways.

The Family Leadership Certificate Series will help new and emerging family leaders enhance existing skills and develop new leadership skills as they strive to make a difference for other families and to make positive change in organizations, systems and policy. The Series consists of 5 monthly webinars hosted at local sites, followed by a discussion after each webinar broadcast.

What a Host Site Does What We Do
Getting Ready
  • Choose when to host the series and find a location with a computer or a TV/DVD
  • Fill out our quick and easy online host site registration
  • Recruit family leaders
  • Guide you and brainstorm with you to help figure out the details
  • Available to help you get ready!
  • Help you brainstorm about possible family groups or individuals to invite
The Day of
  • Turn on the computer and hit PLAY!
  • Use the questions we provide to lead a discussion after the webinar
  • Collect forms and send back
  • Send you all the materials you need a week before each module
  • Available by phone or email to answer questions or help you on the day of the webinar

Sign up to become a host site

To learn more about becoming a Family Leadership Certificate Series host site, contact Jane St. John at 800-773-8652 or stjohnj@umkc.edu.