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Hanley Center Team Expands to Include New Facilitator-Trainer

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We are very excited to announce the addition of a new staff member to the Hanley team, Derek Ahl, Facilitator-Trainer.

 

Derek Ahl is a Facilitator-Trainer and Executive Coach with the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership, where he is involved with the Health Leadership Development (HLD) program and the Physician Executive Leadership Institute (PELI), among others.  For the past 20 years, Derek has been working with leaders across a variety of industries including healthcare, to drive individual and organizational effectiveness through the implementation of systems thinking, applied learning and interpersonal behavior practices and solutions.

 

With a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, his specialties include process facilitation, performance management, strategy implementation and leadership development.  He is a certified Executive Coach as well as in a variety of training, personality and leadership assessment tools. Derek served in the USAR as a Combat Medic, and began his leadership career as an Instructor with Hurricane Island Outward Bound.  Subsequent roles include Sr. Consultant/Facilitator with The Cradlerock Group and Impact International, Adjunct Faculty at UNH, Educational Consultant with the Institute on Disability, and Associate Education Director at the Browne Center for Innovative Learning.  From these experiences Derek developed the conviction that leaders who focus on building depth in connection and understanding of and among their constituents demonstrate enhanced capability in achieving meaningful and sustainable impact.

 


 


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We are very excited to announce the addition of a new staff member to the Hanley team, Derek Ahl,...

Health Equity & Cultural Competency Training Opportunity

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Register now for Health Equity & Cultural Competency Trainings!

A workshop to explore the concepts of health and healthcare disparities, build greater insight into unconscious/implicit bias, and delve into models for developing individual and organizational cultural competence. 

Positive health outcomes are not evenly distributed across the public.  Some populations face much greater challenges in achieving and maintaining good health.  Health Leaders like you can play a crucial role in understanding the reasons for these differences and leading strategies to promote greater health equity.  

Training sessions will be offered in Houlton, Maine on October 19th, and in Lewiston, Maine on Tuesday, October 20th.

The training is a 5 1/2 hour session, and includes lunch.  **The training is the same on both days so attendees should plan on attending one of the sessions.

After this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the concept of diversity as it applies to individuals and populations:

a. Describe health disparities affecting racial/ethnic/language minorities in Maine

b. Differentiate between health and healthcare disparities

c. Identify other populations in Maine also experiencing health and healthcare disparities

d. Identify health disparities and their impact in various public health practice settings

e. Explain how implementing health equity strategies enhance the overall quality of population health services and outcomes.

2. Incorporate strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds

a. Describe the concept of implicit (unconscious) bias

b. Identify a tool for self-assessment for areas of implicit bias

c. Demonstrates strategies for ameliorating the impact of implicit bias

3. Participate in the assessment of the cultural competence of their public health organization

a. Discuss the role of the CLAS Standards in addressing organizational cultural competence

b. Describe approaches to assessing personal cultural competency

c. Describe approaches to assessing organizational cultural competency


Trainers:

Shani Dowd, Director Culture InSight, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation

Mitzi Johnson, MD, CEO & Medical Director, Whole Person Health

Kathryn Vezina, RN, MSN, Esq., Associate Executive Director, Hanley Center for Health Leadership


RSVP for Houlton


RSVP for Lewiston

 

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Register now for Health Equity & Cultural Competency Trainings!

A workshop to explore the concepts of health and healthcare disparities, build greater insight into unconscious/implicit bias, and delve into models for developing individual and organizational cultural competence. 

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