What are your short- and long-term professional  goals? Do they include moving into a leadership and management position?  Transitioning from clinical to administrative roles is not uncommon in  social work practice. It is useful, however, to think about relevant  skills, knowledge, and professional experiences that will prepare you  for the transition. In addition, you should consider the personal  benefits and challenges of assuming a leadership role. 
By Day 3
Post your thoughts about your  future career goals, your interest in moving into leadership or  management positions, and the benefits and challenges of a social work  administrator’s role.
Support your post with specific references to the resources. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.

Gothard, S., Carnochan, S., Regan, K., Samples, M., & Austin, M. J. (2012). Becoming a manager in nonprofit human service organizations: Making the transition from specialist to generalist. Mack Center on Nonprofit and Public Sector Management in the Human Services. School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley.
Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.
Required Media

TedTalks (Producer). (n.d.). Seth Godin: The tribes we lead [Video file]. Retrieved February 20, 2014, from http://www.ted.com/talks/seth_godin_on_the_tribes_we_lead.html