Whole Person Supervision

Whole Person Supervision

Identify and support your team’s diverse needs and learning styles.

About this Seminar

As nonprofit leaders, we have an opportunity to honor our humanity and the humanity of others in the workplace. Join us for this two-session class that will sharpen your communication, conflict management, and change management skills. You’ll deepen your understanding of what it takes to cultivate a workplace where your team members feel safe to bring their authentic selves.

Topics include:

  • Biases
  • Five conflict styles
  • Learning styles
  • Generations at work
  • Understanding your own emotional triggers
  • Change management and fatigue

Who Should Attend: This seminar is designed for Nonprofit Supervisors, Directors, Managers, and other nonprofit leaders at all levels of experience.

This program meets on the following Wednesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm:

  • February 15, 2023
  • February 22, 2023

Please note that Eventbrite will only populate your calendar automatically for the first session. You will need to manually add to your calendar the 2nd session.

Registration Fee:

  • Early Bird : $175 (ends on 2/8)
  • General Admission: $199


If you are a CNM Member or Scholarship Recipient, please send an email to [email protected] to receive your discount code.

Virtual Seminar

Optimized for the virtual environment, this two day (½ days) seminar will consist of presentations, group discussions, breakout group sessions, polls and short breaks. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive on a new topic and leave with tools that you can put in to practice immediately.


Alicia Avalos – Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

A native Angeleno, Alicia has 21 years of leadership experience in city government and several social service agencies, directing successful programs including Summer Night Lights. Most recently at Chrysalis, she was a Program Manager for a rapid rehousing program providing employment services to those who were justice-involved. At CNM, she supports the client services staff, leads client contact and service activities, and maintains good relationships with clients and colleagues. Her dual background in city government and nonprofit program management gives her experience in managing project development and implementation. Alicia holds a BA in Communications & Fine Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

Alda Merino-Caan – Lead Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Alda has more than 10 years of experience in the nonprofit realm delivering trainings and professional development, advising the leadership of organizations ranging from startups to veteran nonprofits, and designing successful and sustainable programs. She brings a diverse perspective as a nonprofit consultant and attorney with a background in advocacy, community education and organizing, program development, as well as cultural experience that includes global nonprofit reach. At CNM, Alda engages in evaluation in which she works directly with funders, stakeholders, and nonprofits to coordinate and support the various phases of evaluation project management. Alda also provides consultation, capacity building, training and facilitation, and guidance for leaders of nonprofits. She facilitates professional development workshops and coaching both in small groups and one-on-one settings. She is a capacity builder in strategic planning, board development and governance, fund and resource development, communication, and supervision. Alda holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School and BA in International & Intercultural Studies & Spanish from Pitzer College.

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