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Best Practices for Coaching, Counseling and Transitioning to Discipline

Thu, Sep 20, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

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Camas Police Department-Community Room
2100 NE 3rd Avenue
Camas, WA 98607



This interactive six hour workshop is designed for any supervisor, employee serving in a lead position, trainer, manager, or an individual responsible for evaluating employee performance or recommending/issuing discipline.


Presented by:  Sound Employment Solutions

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions and get hands-on experience in providing written and oral feedback using real-life scenarios.  Workshop attendees will learn:  

  • The importance of giving timely and honest performance feedback throughout the year
  • How to give meaningful performance/behavioral related feedback
  • The differences between coaching and counseling
  • What approach will likely work best for different performance situations
  • How to develop solutions to performance concerns
  • How to solicit employee input, set meaningful performance goals and outline an improvement plan
  • How to have progressive performance related conversations
  • Techniques for managing more complex performance related problems
  • How to document the progression of the employee's performance
  • How to draft performance documents such as evaluations and performance improvement plans
  • What role (if any) the union may play in a performance review meeting
  • Factors to consider when it is time to transition to a disciplinary meeting

Please Note:  Cancellations due 2 days prior.  No shows will be billed.