Free Zoom Webinar and/or In-Person training at Queens Conference Center (QCC)
Managing the change process within public health organizations is important to ensure improved organizational performance. However, the change process poses formidable challenges. Managers are also facing increased pressure to respond to environmental influences and provide the necessary leadership to their organizations in the change process. In fact, managing organizational change has become a key competency for healthcare managers. In this talk, best practices to establish a change-oriented organization with the culture and capacity for change will be emphasized, including the importance of assessing and addressing change readiness.
1. Discuss general concepts and best practices of organizational change in public health.
2. Examine the importance of addressing readiness when pursuing organizational change.
3. Describe two examples of local organizational change – youth violence prevention through school connectedness and youth suicide prevention.
Trainer – Jeanelle Sugimoto Matsuda, PhD. – Assistant Professor with University of Hawaii at Department of Psychiatry and Office of Public Health Studies.