Frontline Leadership Institute

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Phone
(907) 264-6244
Support Email
Cost Range
This is for informational purposes only. You will be sent more information after contacting the Training Coordinator listed below.

Host And Instructor

Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Betsy Chivers, BSW, AKTC Training Coordinator,

Training Overview Description

The Frontline Leadership Institute is an intensive leadership program designed to build skills and competency for current and future supervisors of Frontline staff. The training is to help newly promoted supervisors in the following service areas: mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic substance abuse, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer's Disease and other age-related dementia. The Institute consists of 24 hours of training plus three post-Institute web conferences. Please see below for dates and times.

The Leadership Institute helps build skill and competency for your organization’s mission, your professional and personal values, learning and training styles, leadership skills, leading and building teams, conflict and resolution, communication, participatory management and supervision, staff recruitment and retention, strength-based staff assessment, staff recognition and motivation strategies and includes the opportunity to network with other Frontline Supervisors from across the State of Alaska sharing their experiences, their challenges and the truly amazing work which they accomplish.

Gain knowledge, best practice and skills to be competent leaders and supervisors. Homework during the Institute and three follow-up audio conferences with assignments that challenge the participant to use real life, on-the-job scenarios are required to complete the Leadership Institute experience.

To successfully complete all participants are required to:

  1. Attend all Institute sessions
  2. Complete and turn-in all assignments
  3. Attend and participate in three scheduled post-Institute online/web conferences
  4. Complete and turn-in all post-conference assignments

Frontline Leadership Institute participation is by an application process. Participants must have the support and recommendation of their supervisors to insure successful completion. Selection is made by a review team and those participants selected are notified of their acceptance. Announcement of the next application period is announced by flyer through the Alaska Training Cooperative. To ensure that you are notified of all upcoming trainings, please create a user profile (Join Now) and select the box to receive training notifications.

For questions about this training, please contact Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233,

Event-specific Details

Frontline Leadership Institute is being offered in a VIRTUAL Web delivered training.

Currently there are two Institutes scheduled each fiscal year - typically held in the fall and spring. Attending Frontline Leadership Institute is done by an application and selection process. The Institute consists of 24 hours of training plus three mandatory post Institute webinars with assignments - all required for successful completion.


  • December 6-10 and December 13, 2021 (8am - 1pm each day)
  • Post-Institute Web Conferences December 21, 12-1pm, January 4, 12-1pm and January 11, 11:30-1:30pm. Attendance and participation on the three post-Institute web conferences is mandatory for successful completion.

**APPLICATION TO ATTEND THE DECEMBER INSTITUTE Participation in this Institute is done by application and selection process. Maximum participation in this Institute is 25. Application deadline is October 24, 2021. Selected and declined applicants will be notified by November 1, 2021.


  • March 14-18 and March 21, 2022
  • Post- Institute Web Conferences Tentatively scheduled for: March 29, April 5 and April 12, 2022. These web conferences are mandatory to successfully complete Frontline Leadership Institute.

APPLICATION TO ATTEND THE MARCH INSTITUTE The application link will be posted here when the application period is open.** Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2021.

Registration Information

For more specific information please contact Betsy Chivers, BSW, AKTC Training Coordinator,