Managing Up in an Organization

Instructor: Shakira Kennedy, LMSW, Ph.D.
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Course Code:  SWMANAUP
Room: Silberman/214
Cost: $140.00
Description:  This training will help participants to understand the benefits of effective communication with middle and upper managers.  Participants will gain understanding of how to effectively escalate issues, and use appropriate decision-making techniques for the mutual benefit of yourself and your boss.
CE Hours: 4



About the Instructor:
kennedysShakira A. Kennedy has over 13 years of Clinical, Operation and Facility Management experience. She has worked in partnership with several community agencies to assist them in areas relating to start-up management; adoption/foster care homestudy evaluations and community assessments. Prior to her full-time academic appointment, Dr. Kennedy worked for a large not-for-profit organization as an Assistant Vice President for Programs where was responsible for over 700 client beds and directly supervised Assistant Program Directors. Concurrently, she was an Adjunct professor for Touro Graduate School of Social work for seven years, teaching Research I & II, Policy I & II; Power, Privilege & Oppression; Organizational Context; and Licensing Preparation. Currently Dr. Kennedy is a full-time Assistant Professor at Touro College

Dr. Kennedy has a Bachelor in Sociology from Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus, Masters from Clark Atlanta University and a Doctorate from The University of Tennessee.



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