CDLI: Trauma-Informed Supervision Part 3 – Progressive Discipline

Learn how to provide constructive feedback that supports employees’ growth and improves performance, applying trauma-informed principles.

Progressive discipline is a communication process that provides supervisors with the opportunity to give employees constructive feedback with the goal of providing the employee the opportunity to take corrective action. In this workshop participants will learn the 5 steps to progressive discipline, how to give constructive feedback, and apply trauma-informed principles throughout the process.

Thursday, April 13, 10:00am-11:30am | Via Zoom

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Presenter: Alia Sutton-Bey

Alia Sutton-Bey is the Owner and Principal Consultant of A Sutton Bey LLC, a boutique consulting firm that assists nonprofits and municipal sectors with program development and evaluation to address the problem of racial and structural inequalities in the workforce system. She sees workforce development as an anti-poverty strategy and uses DEIB, trauma-informed practices, and economic justice as her guide. She understands that systems-level change creates better spaces, safer spaces, and spaces that promote healing, growth, and prosperity.

Alia’s work has allowed her to draw on her profound sense of community and justice to promote the development of high-quality programs for underserved and underrepresented communities.

Alia spent 19 years with the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation, where she is known for her legacy of performing and cultural arts programming. Through her 15 years of work in the School-based behavioral health system as a Behavior Specialist, she developed a deeper understanding of the importance of using a trauma-informed lens to promote resilience and well-being. A teacher at heart, she has taught at Orleans Technical College and Ashford University.

Alia holds a B.S. in Sport Management and Leisure Studies from Temple University, M.S. in Human Services from Springfield College, and a Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Building a Diverse Workforce from Cornell University.