Infusing a Strengths-Based and Engagement Approach in Hiring the Right Staff (and Retaining Them), Informed by the Competency Drivers of Implementation Science
Ventura County will share best practices in Recruiting, Selecting, Onboarding and Retaining staff. While most examples will reflect Ventura County’s child welfare programs, many lessons are applicable to other social services programs. Your takeaways from this interactive workshop will include examples of: 1. Behaviorally-specific interview questions that help select candidates who share the organization’s values 2. Collaboration strategies between agency human resources and operational programs to navigate the hiring processes in a civil service environment 3. Communication strategies with candidates to boost engagement 4. Practices for staff retention through coaching and peer support.
- Pamela Grothe: Ventura County Human Services Agency, Children & Family Services
- Toni Ayres-Hampton: Ventura County Human Services Agency, Children & Family Services
- Karis Lawson: Ventura County Human Services Agency, Children & Family Services