Great Leaders Rewire Brains

March 04, 2020

By Laurie Ellington

When it comes to implementing a new strategy or practice within an organization, the organizational culture will have a massive say in whether implementation succeeds or fails. The challenge for leaders, then, is as stubborn and persistent as it is natural: Culture will not change without resistance.

Pilot Study: Impact of Coaching on Implementing Safety Organized Practice

March 04, 2020

In 2012, The Northern Academy at UC Davis developed a coaching model to support the implementation of Safety Organized Practice (SOP) within their service area. Since that time, the use of coaching has spread across the region, state and country; however, limited information has been available regarding coaching's efficacy for SOP implementation, as well as the particular elements of any coaching model that are linked to any gains.

Evolving from Supervised Visits to Family Time Coaching

October 11, 2019

In the field of child welfare, we have typically used the term “visitation” to refer to time between children or youth placed in foster care and their parent or other caregiver from whom they were removed. While the goal of time between the child and parent is multifaceted, the primary goal is to support the child’s needs and promote a healthy, age-appropriate relationship between parent and child with support from a parent coach.

2019 Coaching Webinar Series

October 01, 2019

In between the 2018 and 2020 Coaching Conference, the Northern Academy presented a five-part coaching webinar series exploring several of the hottest trends in coaching.

Access the recorded webinars in their entirety by visiting our YouTube page.

Or link to individual webinar recordings here: