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S21-603 Transformational Leadership

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Category I CE

600 Leadership and Management |  800 Online
Marsha Stein, LCSW-C
4 Hours 15 Minutes



Leading in today’s dynamic, global,vand multi-generational workplace provides new challenges and requires innovative approaches to leadership. How do we as leaders meet these challenges and promote engagement and intrinsic motivation amongst our followers? Transformational leadership research indicates that followers need to have a strong sense of purpose and be engaged in self-development if they are to be motivated to act. This 4 hour class will keep participants actively
involved thorough carefully structured exercises so that the principles learned can be taken “off the page” and applied to workplace challenges.


Marsha Stein, LCSW-C Related seminars and products: 1

Her dynamic presentations and 40 years of experience as a certified trainer and social worker has resulted in a proven track record of engaging and motivating a wide diversity of audiences ranging from law enforcement to Fortune 500 companies. Her expertise is in  leadership development and delivering effective communications programs to leverage team dynamics. Her background in group dynamics and communication strategies provide unique perspectives on conflict resolution, coaching, boosting communication IQ, diversity and preventing workplace violence. Clients have included the FDA, Census Bureau, American Astronomical Society, PBS and many others.

Agenda & Learning Objectives


8:30-9:00 – Log In

9:00-11:00 - Are leaders made or born?

What is Charisma?

Quotes exercise

Leadership styles

Transformational vs Transactional

11:00-11:15 - BREAK

11:15-1:15 - Workplace scenarios





Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Inspire followers by articulating clear visions

•   Engage followers in assessment of self-development

•   Encourage and reinforce creative/innovative thinking amongst followers

•   Identify 3 differences between transactional leadership and transformational leadership

•    Identify leadership style in utilized in 3 different workplace scenarios

•    Complete a self-assessment to identify transformational leadership strengths and areas for development

•     Apply the technique of articulating clear visions

•     Articulate 3 traits of transformational leaders

Bibliography & References



Avolio, B. and Bass, B., 2002. Developing Potential Across A Full Range Of Leadership. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 Bass, B. and Riggio, R., 2006. Transformational Leadership. 2nd ed. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Course Completion & CE Information


Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 4 Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.


ASWB Approved

Course completion requirements: To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete the online course evaluation located in your account. After the online course evaluation is completed, you are then able to download your certificate. Partial Credit will not be given for participants who arrive late or leave early.


Unversity of Maryland School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Professional Education, provider #1611, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. UMSSW Office of CPE maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/11/2021 to 02/11/2024. Social workers participating in this course receive 4 continuing education  credits.


Please refer to the tab "Live Interactive Webinar Policies & FAQs" for UMSSW Office of CPE policies regarding all live interactive webinar related matters.

Live Interactive Webinar Platforms




The Office of Continuing Professional Education hosts Live Interactive Webinars through two platforms: Zoom and WebEx.

Both platforms offer high quality and user-friendly webinar platforms for our registrants.


System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome; Firefox 10.0 or higher.

Our system is not compatible with the Safari web browser.

  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

**Please have your device charging at all times to ensure that your device does not lose power during the webinar.


Course Interaction Requirements:

To participate in Live Interactive Webinars, you MUST have a device that allows you to view the presentation on screen and hear the instructor at all times. We do not allow participants to call-in from their phones or mobile devices and solely listen to the presentation. Participation in Live Interactive Webinars is mandatory.

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $65 and includes CE credit. Registering after 07/01/2021 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.


*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

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