4008.0 New Models of Collaboration

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session will provide the audience with an overview of new and changing contexts for public health and collaborative leadership. It will describe and address an array of models, tools, and skills necessary for successful collaboration around emerging public health challenges. Using adult learning methods and interactive formats, the session will focus on what leaders need to know and do, as well as provide leaders with the “tools” or “strategies” necessary for these complex times. This session will be facilitated and presented by various members of the National Public Health Leadership Development Network.
Session Objectives: Increase one’s knowledge and understanding of Collaborative Leadership for improving the public’s health Explain how contemporary issues (e.g. communications technologies and social media, health care reform, and the economic crisis) impact methods and applications of collaborative leadership. Describe at least three collaborative leadership tools that practitioners can use in the field to promote strategic collaboration around current and emerging public health challenges. Demonstrate how a session on leadership development can be robust and engaging in a time of limited resources.

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Organized by: APHA-Innovations Project