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Peer Coaching

This session describes the process of peer coaching in detail. It differentiates "curbside consultation" (telling people what to do) from using the peer coaching skills of reflective questioning to help a colleague come to their own understanding of the situation they face.

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Creating Innovative Cultures

Innovation is a critical key to success-but how do you help your culture become an innovative one? This session addresses the four components of innovation and gives specific strategies of how to promote each. While it links with the "FourSight Innovation Tool" having taken that instrument is not required for learning practical skills from this program.

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Social Marketing (by Dr. David Steffen and Dr. Claudia Fernandez)

This module describes social marketing, how it is different from other marketing tactics, social marketing's place in public health, and looks at case studies of public health social marketing. This program presents a comprehensive view of the topic.

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Cultural Competence and Global Leadership (by Virginia Suarez and Dr. David Steffen)

The topic of global leadership and cultural competence becomes more important as work increasingly becomes global. This program is targeted to a public health audience and covers some key definitions and concepts included in the Cultural Competence Continuum. It looks at changes in demographics and what it means in terms of health disparities for racial and ethnic minority populations. The program discusses the rationale for cultural competence and reviews research conducted during the last 30 years on cultural differences and global leadership. The session addresses communication styles from different cultures as well as intercultural conflict styles and some strategies to effectively resolve conflict. In the program you will find a relatively new way of looking at the ability of individuals to work well in different cultures, called their cultural intelligence (CQ) and discusses how you can increase your level. The authors will ask you to reflect upon your tendencies and default styles and approaches to leadership, communication, conflict resolution and the implications of these in a different culture.

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Adaptive Leadership

Leaders today face many types of challenges: technical ones, which can be answered by experts using currently existing knowledge, and adaptive ones, which can be difficult to understand and have no ready solution. When leaders are faced with the most complex challenges they need to bring the tools of adaptive leadership to bear. This module introduces the topic, the basic tools, and what leaders need to know in order to survive in leadership when leading crisis and change efforts.

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MCH Primer: An Angle on MCH Systems (by Dr. Lew Margolis)

The world of Maternal and Child Health consists of many interconnected parts. This session will help you understand how MCH systems are linked in the US. This program is hosted by Dr. Lews Margolis of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Increasing Meaningful Partnerships between Families and MCH Partnerships

In this module, nationally recognized family leader and speaker, Ms. Eileen Forlenza, addresses four critical strategies for increasing meaningful partnerships between Families and MCH Professionals. Anyone interested in issues around Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) will find this 30-minute leadership lesson incredibly insightful and helpful.

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