Virginia Association ofLocal Human Services Officials
2022 Legislative Conference

2022 Legislative Conference


Where's the Staff

Who's Got the Remote

Management Chart

Legislative Update

Lead Psych Safety

Lead 4 Stages f Psychological Behavioral Guide

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Virginia Association of Local Human Services Officials

2022 Legislative Conference Agenda (Virtual)

10:00 a.m.     Welcome and Introductions

              • Nancy Vincent, President, VALHSO       

10:05 a.m.   Keynote: Where's the Staff: Understanding the Current Challenges in the Human Services Workforce

                     Workforce development with a focus on human services and the needs of the localities.

              • Dr. William Hazel, Senior Deputy Director, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation

11:00 a.m.       Who's got the remote: Future of the Remote Workforce in Local Government 

              • City of Norfolk, DHS Director Denise Gallop
              • Prince William County, DSS Deputy Director Ian Sansoni 
              • James City County, DSS Director Rebecca Vinroot            

12:05 p.m.     Perspectives from the General Assembly

1:00 p.m.       Lunch break

1:30 p.m.       How to Design a Resilient Workforce

  What psychological safety is and why creating a psychologically safe culture is critical for human service work as retention and recruitment have become challenging. The 4-Stages of Psychological Safety model will be explained and tied to specific behaviors that can easily be applied in creating safe and trusting work culture. Expect to work with your peers to learn and grow together. 

              • Molly Harlow, Assistant VIG Director for Leadership Development at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

3:00 p.m.       Membership business meeting 




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