Phase IV is your opportunity to understand and perform the complex knowledge, skills and tasks that exemplary leaders perform. The content of Phase IV was researched and field tested for over a period of more than 30 years in university and justice and public safety environments including police, corrections, customs, immigration, homeland security and private security. It is based on the breakthrough book titled, Every Officer is A Leader: Coaching Leadership and Learning in Justice, Public Safety and Security Organizations (Revised 2nd Edition). The course was filmed at LAPD and piloted in collaboration with Deputy Chief Mark Perez and his Team of Leaders at the Los Angeles Police Department. This highly competent team was carefully selected to be able demonstrate the skills involved of Credible Leadership throughout the course.
The breakthrough of this course is that officers are now able take self-responsibility for mastering the 60 Skills that enable them to perform the 40 Tasks and Responsibilities that research has revealed are critical for leadership success in justice and public safety. Never before has professional leadership been so well-defined and distilled so that it is easily and quickly learned. The course is a research-based, online, performance enhancement learning process that equips leaders to express more empathic caring, be more ethically conscious, and more capable of developing themselves, other leaders, teams and organizations.
Completion of the course and a test with a review of professional qualifications by the CJC-CLD Commissioners qualifies the officer to be recognized nationally and certified as 4-Star Credible Leader and wear the insignia of that distinction.
Graduates of this phase of the ICLD become:
~ More effective self-managers
~ More creative and innovative problem-solvers, facilitators, and decision-makers
~ More effective change agents for team building and organization development
~ More competent supervisors, coaches and mentors
~ Faster at transferring learning to the job
~ More effective at managing ambiguity without over-reacting
After the successful completion of this course you should:
~ Be able to identify the 5 Marks of Authentic Leadership.
~ Be able to identify the 3 Human Factors with the greatest influence on improving safety.
~ Know how to create a strategy to increase your Leadership Credibility.
~ Be able to identify symptoms of Toxic Leadership.
~ Be able to define Cynicism and its effect on Law Enforcement.
Completion of the course and a test with a review of professional qualifications by the ICLD will award you a certificate of completion for 60 hours of continuing education in Professional Law Enforcement Leadership. With that, you will be entitled to apply for national 4-Star Credible Leader certification and wear the insignia of that distinction through the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development.