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Local Health Department Supervisory Skills Series: Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor


So you've just been promoted to what? Register for this online series to build basic supervisory skills you can utilize at your health department. These sessions will focus on practical tips and skill building, including:

  • Communicating with staff
  • Building trust
  • Motivating staff
  • Delegation
  • Shaping performance through feedback
  • Conflict resolution
  • Meeting management

This series is comprised of seven (7) virtual sessions. Attendance at all seven sessions is critical to attendee success.


Who Should Attend: Local health department managers and supervisors with 1-3 years of management experience.

Registration Information

Dates: March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, and April 27, 2022

Time: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. (Central)

Location: Virtual


$50 IPHA Members

$70 Non-IPHA Members


Space is limited to 30 attendees and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration closes on March 9, or when all spots have been filled, whichever comes first.


Speaker: Miriam Link-Mullison

Miriam has over 35 years experience in public health supervisory roles. She retired from Jackson County Health Department in Illinois after 20 years as the director. She has also worked in health education at local and state health departments. She currently serves as adjunct faculty at SIUC in the MPH program and provides public health consultation and workforce development to local health departments and the Illinois Public Health Association.

Ms. Link-Mullison has been active in the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the American Public Health Association (APHA). She has served as President of the Illinois Public Health Association and the Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators, and has been a part of many statewide planning initiatives.


What Participants Are Saying:

"Miriam is an enthusiastic instructor who walks you through som eof the different skills that you use as a supervisor. The guidance and resources this course provides are immeasurable." -Kathy

"This class was oustanding! What I learned will benefit me professionally and personally. Every session provided excellent content and discussion - I am a better listener and can delegate effectively thanks to this class. I would attend it again." -Angel