Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace Program

October 28, 3:45 – 4:45 - Ballroom A

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English, Pillar 4-Workplace Integration

Crystal-Lynn O'Meara, PEI Health Sector Council; Janet Everest, Health Care Human Resource Sector Council, NS

Program Overview: The Executive Directors of the PEI Health Sector Council (PEIHSC) and Health Care Human Resource Sector Council (HCHRSC) will co-present on the Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace model as a promising strategy for positively impacting the integration and retention of Internationally Educated Health Professionals in our region.  The session will be highly interactive with large group exercises associated with the program’s curriculum.     

Objectives:

  • Share the Responsive Leadership program journey and success story
  • Inform stakeholders of the Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace model
  • Discuss possible partnership opportunities 

Partnerships:

Collaboration is a key cornerstone to the Responsive Leadership model, which includes subject matter experts, employers and co-facilitators.  Our current partners include:   

  • Department of Health & Wellness, Government of PEI
  • Health Care Human Resource Sector Council, N.S.
  • Health PEI
  • PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEIANC)
  • Public Service Commission, Government of PEI

Results:

Details will be shared on the:

  • Outcomes of the past deliveries
  • Development of two new programs:
  • Responsive Leadership for Diverse Community Program (PEIANC)
  • Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace, Nova Scotia Health and Community Services Sectors (HCHRSC) 
  • Presentation made at the 2015 National Metropolis Conference on the Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace model, per an invite from the Ontario Fairness Commissioner

Future Directions:

Please contact the PEI Health Sector Council for additional information on the Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace Program.  

Acknowledgements:

A sincere thank you to the IEHP Atlantic Connection for their support with financial contribution from Health Canada in the development and delivery of the Responsive Leadership for a Diverse Workplace Program.