Frontline Leadership > LFS07 Frontline Leadership - Fiscal Responsibility
Ignore
LFS07 Frontline Leadership - Fiscal Responsibility
The frontline supervisor has a fiscal responsibility to the individual receiving services, to the staff and vendors delivering services through the program or activities, and to the Agency. To be fiscally responsible, you need to have knowledge about the budget process, the elements of a budget, how decisions are made and who is responsible. Understanding consequences and being held accountable for one’s decision is also an important aspect of being fiscally responsible. Good financial management is one of the most important practices in supervision.
Course Objective
• Define fiscal responsibility
• Define the role of the frontline supervisor in the budget process
• Describe the short and long term consequences of following budget guidelines.
• List ways of ensuring fiscal responsibility and management by understanding the budget process and the elements of a budget
• List strategies for making sound budgetary decisions and understand the implications of decisions on programs and services.

Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Certificates
VeReality2
$22.33 QTY

Other Courses You May Be Interested In
Child Welfare
CW208 Child Wefare II - Vocational Training, Educational and Career Support Services This module addresses work, school and career as important parts of all of our lives. Individuals with whom we work in child welfare and juvenile justice settings may need support in order to become effective members of the workforce. In this module we will present some of the challenges individuals may face, followed by descriptions of different a ...
Child Welfare
CW107 Child Welfare I - Advocacy In this module you will explore ways to work with children and families to gather information related to their concerns; become aware of laws, services, and supports that are in place to assist them; and explore ways to help them stand up for themselves and present themselves in a positive way. 
Long-term Care
EC08 Extended Care - Documentation The purpose of this module is to define the process of and reasons for recording information in a defined format about supported individuals that helps communicate important information to others.   The module also covers confidentiality, HIPAA, CFR-42 and stigma in documentation.