Network staff in field supervisory positions
for up to one year will gain the greatest value from this year's
MDI. Management should look for the following qualities when recommending
- Demonstrates a strong
understanding of the JAG Model and its appropriate implementation
- Strong desire to
provide appropriate field support.
- High value for accountability.
- Potential for leadership
- Knowledge of the
JAG National Data Management System on both a technical and an
- Ability to interact
with peers in giving and accepting feedback, solving problems
and coaching for performance improvement.
By the end of the MDI, participants will be
- Understand the manager's
role in a JAG Model program.
- Implement a time
- Prioritize management
- Use the NDMS as
an effective management tool.
- Conduct productive
- Prepare for a JAG
site review which leads to an Accreditation Report.
- Give feedback and
implement coaching skills.
- Communicate with
- Implement performance
reviews and assess when to create employee action plans.
- Understand methods
used to motivate, reward, and recognize staff.
- Learn best
practices in building a strong and effective organization
A three-ring binder will be presented to participants
to aid them during the program year. This binder will contain a
compilation of best practices from around the network.
Participants are asked to complete a short
reading assignment and to review the JAG Handbook before arriving
in Orlando. Participants are required to bring their JAG Handbook
to the workshop.