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Center for Health Leadership & Practice

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Phone: 510-986-0140


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

The Center for Health Leadership & Practice (CHLP), Public Health Institute, is a leadership training, consultation and resource center serving domestic and international health leaders and organizations.

Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : CHLP has designed and currently manages cutting edge leadership development and mentoring programs targeted to health leaders including the State Health Directors Executive Mentoring and Consultation Program, a year-long, national mentoring program for new state health directors. The Center also designs and delivers shorter-term leadership development opportunities such as workshops, seminars and retreats on topics such as Collaborative Leadership, Team Dynamics, Mentoring, Coaching and Succession Planning, and Crisis and Risk Communications. Recenlty, the Center designed and delivered a Cultural Proficiency curriculum and training for health professionals. In 2002, the Center designed and delivered a full-day training entitled "Leading Change: The Importance of Personal and Collaborative Leadership Skills" to 150 managers in the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. One-on-one coaching is also offered as a part of the Center's training/leadership development programs.

What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?

What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)