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Join WSPHA For a Leadership Webinar Series

Join Washington State Public Health Association for a three-part webinar series designed to help you gain leadership skills that are timely to the changing field of public health.

Join Washington State Public Health Association for a three-part webinar series designed to help you gain leadership skills that are timely to the changing field of public health. This series is intended for public health staff of all levels and sectors, including government, non-profits, professional associations, and academia.

April 22, 2014

Our 2013–14 Leadership Institute ended last week with the cohort's final onsite, complete with guest speakers, great conversations, networking, and excellent student presentations. If you're interested in honing your leadership skills, there are plenty of leadership opportunities ahead with the upcoming Summer Institute and Management Certificate.

This spring, the Washington State Public Health Association is hosting a three-part webinar series designed to help you gain leadership skills that are timely to the changing field of public health. This series is intended for public health staff of all levels and sectors, including government, non-profits, professional associations, and academia. Three NWCPHP faculty are leading the final panel.

Registration is for all three webinars. You will receive information on how to join each webinar the day of the presentation.

 

WSPHA Webinar Series

A Culture of Leadership: Lead Where You Land

 

A Leader in Everyone: Finding Your Strengths

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 12 – 1 p.m.

In finding our areas of strengths, we’ll naturally influence others in a positive way. Learn what your strengths are and how these strengths may be best used in different situations. Register for webinar series

Jill Sheldon

Presenter: Jill Sheldon, Open Road Coaching

Jill Sheldon has extensive experience as a leadership consultant and coach. Since 1999, she has run Open Roads Consulting and Coaching to help individuals and organizations develop leadership skills and carry out strategic planning. In addition to her consulting work, Jill is an adjunct faculty at the University of Washington.

 


 

Stories That Lead: How to Manage, Shape and Tell Our Stories

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 12 – 1 p.m.

We share stories internally in our organizations and externally with others. Learn how to use stories as a leadership tool to create a positive environment and to improve the story that public health can tell. Register for webinar series

Doug NathanPresenter: Doug Nathan, King County
Doug Nathan provides advanced conflict engagement and leadership development services through the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution of King County. For over 18 years, he has worked with both public and private sector organizations helping leaders, managers, and groups improve their results during times of conflict and change. He taps the power of stories to help others influence and sustain intentional change.


 

Innovation: Leading and Adapting Through Times of Change

Wednesday, June 4, 12 – 1 p.m.

Public health is changing rapidly due to the effects of the economy, new legislation, workforce issues, and new approaches. Learn how innovation is a key leadership skill, and how encouraging and managing positive change affects everyone in an agency. Register for webinar series

Presenters: Leaders from the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Tao Sheng Kwan-GettTao Sheng Kwan-Gett, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
As Director of the Northwest Center of Public Health Practice, Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett provides leadership in all areas of Center activities, and oversees activities with federal, state, tribal, and local partner institutions in NWCPHP’s six-state region. Tao also serves as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington. 

 

Bud NicolaBud Nicola, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
Bud Nicola serves as Director of the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute, Co-Director and Faculty for the Summer Institute for Public Health Practice, Lead Moderator for Hot Topics in Practice, and a mentor for scholars in the Public Health Management Certificate. Bud is an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Department of Health Services and a member of both the King County Board of Health and the Public Health Accreditation Board.

Jack ThompsonJack Thompson, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
Jack Thompson is a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington School of Public Health and the former Director at NWCPHP (serving from 1999–2008), where he continues to work in a variety of activities. Jack is also an instructor for the Public Health Leadership Institute and Summer Institute for Public Health Practice, and he provides accreditation training and coaching services for public health departments in our six-state region

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