Leadership Training Series

Leadership Training Series

Training Overview

The Minnesota Children’s Alliance (the Alliance) is excited to have Brandon Jones, executive director at the Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health and chair of the Alliance’s board of directors, present on the Leadership Training Series. Jones will explore the dimensions of strong leadership and develop or strengthen your skills to guide your team.

Leading from Within: Empower Your Leadership with Emotional Intelligence

This training on emotional intelligence and leadership aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to cultivate their emotional intelligence and apply it effectively in leadership roles. Through interactive sessions, practical exercises, and real-world examples, participants will learn how to leverage emotional intelligence to become more influential, empathetic, and resilient leaders.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the impact of emotional intelligence on team dynamics and organizational success
  • Cultivate mindfulness and resilience to navigate leadership complexities effectively.
  • Explore the importance of fostering a culture of inclusivity and belonging in leadership.
  • Understand the role of trust and authenticity in building strong relationships with team members.
  • Apply emotional intelligence principles to real-world leadership scenarios.

About the Presenter

Brandon Jones, serving as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health, brings a wealth of expertise in consulting and therapy. His focus areas encompass Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Historical and Intergenerational trauma, Social/Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Leadership, and the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). Brandon’s academic journey boasts a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a master’s in Community Psychology from Metropolitan State University, and a master’s in Psychotherapy (MFT) from Adler Graduate School. His distinction as a 2013 Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow also speaks to his dedication to leadership excellence. His life ethos is encapsulated in the motto: “Live life with Purpose on Purpose”.

Registration is Free!

Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link 1 week and 1 day before this training event starts.
We are excited to start the new year with this training. The Alliance believes trauma-informed, anti-racist, and culturally responsive services are essential to helping children heal. We continue to offer virtually the highest quality training, with nationally renowned speakers.

Continuing Education Credits

POST, Legal Education, and Social Work credits will be available for all eligible participants providing services in Minnesota, US.

Contact Info

Please contact MaiXi Ye at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.



June 13
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Minnesota Children’s Alliance