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Leadership in Times of Chaos
Collaborating TTC: Pacific Southwest MHTTC
May 21, 2020

Original Webinar Date: 05/18/2020

Leadership during change is, at best, a constant learning and adapting process. It requires leaders to reflect and learn about existing challenges; find solutions collaboratively with other leaders and team members; and determine new solutions, recognizing that finding solutions is an iterative process. In times of chaos and turbulence, the work of leading through change is further buffeted by the unpredictability and severity of the challenges being confronted. At times like this, leaders need different strategies to continue to “weather the storm” and lead effectively. This presentation explores these new strategies, including foresight thinking, foresight planning, and ongoing communications at all levels.

This training is offered to mental health leadership (e.g., agency executives, program directors, frontline managers).

 

About the Facilitator:

Suganya HeadshotDr. Suganya Sockalingam is a Founding Partner at Change Matrix, LLC, which supports agencies in addressing diversity, cultural competence, and cross-cultural communication as well as leadership, collaboration, and conflict management. Dr. Sockalingam focuses on supporting individuals, organizations, and systems to motivate, manage, and measure systems change. Currently, she serves as a training and technical assistance provider for several national technical assistance centers, and for other federal, national, state, territorial, and community agencies. She earned her doctorate at Washington State University and has worked in many capacities in public and behavioral health, both nationally and internationally, for over 25 years.