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- DescriptionMental health administrators will discover the principles and practices behind great leadership in this eye-opening book, inspired by the renowned Georgetown University Leadership Development Program.
- Author BiographyMs. Mallery is currently Research Assistant for the American Institute of Research and is working at the Child, Adolescent, and Family Branch in the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. She is a doctoral candidate and adjunct faculty member in Counseling at the George Washington University. Ms. Mallery s primary research and clinical interests are contextual influences on adolescent mental health. Ms. Penn began to navigate the children s mental health system through efforts to care for her own son and subsequently became an advocate for other families. She was the founding executive director of the Family Support Organization of Burlington County, and currently serves as a consultant on building family leadership within child-serving systems to communities and universities throughout the country. Dr. Raper is Senior Assistant to the President for Initiatives at Georgetown University, where she incubates strategic initiatives that require the development of collaborations within and outside the university community. Her priority areas of focus include health systems development and conflict resolution. Mr. Rotto is Chief Executive Officer of Choices, Inc., a nonprofit organization that has developed cost-effective, comprehensive systems of care in Indiana, Ohio, and Maryland. Mr. Rotto is a nationally recognized expert in creating high-fidelity wraparound programs, managing provider networks of strength-based, community-based services, and developing braided and flexible funding streams. Dr. Sockalingam assists agencies by addressing systems transformation focusing on leadership, cultural competence, health disparities, and cross-cultural communication. She conducts focused dialogues, consensus development, strategic planning, and implementation workshops for public health, including behavioral health, social services, and education organizations. Ms. Spencer has navigated a highly visible career path through local family organizing, state level systems of care development, advocacy, national meeting planning for both the Federation of Families for Children s Mental Health and the Technical Assistance Partnership, and providing training and technical assistance to family-run organizations. Ms. Spencer has become a much sought after public speaker on the subject of children s mental health from a national as well as a parent s perspective. Her combination of passion and experience validates her message. Dr. Travis is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work. Dr. Travis specializes in employee voice, leadership, and organizational behavior in nonprofit, public, and corporate settings. Her research and project management experience has specifically focused on employee engagement and retention, organizational change and effectiveness, and global workplace diversity and inclusion. Dr. Waetzig specializes in organizational behavior with an emphasis on leadership. She has been managing conflict as a lawyer, mediator, facilitator, and trainer for more than 15 years. She focuses her efforts in the areas of health care, mental health, child welfare, education, and other human services. Ms. Walker is a social worker and the mother of five children. She was a founding member of the National Federation of Families for Children s Mental Health, and since 1999 has been Executive Director of the Maryland Coalition of Families for Children s Mental Health. Mr. Wotring is Assistant Professor and Director of the National Technical Assistance Center for Children s Mental Health at Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development. In this role, he consults with states and communities on a variety of topics and supports a faculty and staff who provide training and technical assistance throughout the country. Prior to this, he served as Director of Programs for Children with a Serious Emotional Disturbance with the Michigan Departmen
- PublisherBrookes Publishing Co
- Date of Publication13/07/2010
- GenrePsychology: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationBaltimore
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBrookes Publishing Co
- Edited byGary M Blau,Phyllis R Magrab
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