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Virtual Leadership Workshops

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These workshops have been specifically designed to enhance your leadership capabilities and explore the unique relationship between communication, resiliency and leadership. CNA-certified nurses can apply these workshops toward their continuous learning hours.

Only 60 seats available for each workshop.

Communicating for connection
Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 12-1:30 p.m. ET. Cost: $25 for Canadian Academy of Nursing members; $50 for CNA members. Register now.

What is communication, really? How can communication be used as a supportive client care tool? What skills are essential to effective communication? How can these skills be applied on a daily basis? These are the questions that Communicating for Connection answers. Through a formal presentation, exercises, and discussion, you will learn about and practise highly effective and collaborative strategies to transform your interactions with team members and clients. This interactive webinar will cover:

  • How and why curiosity is essential to communication
  • Common barriers to communication and their effect on positive team and client relationships
  • How to increase self-awareness and understanding of personal reactions in conversation
  • Key communication skills of listening and questioning, how they are used and why they work

Resiliency for real life and leadership
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 12-1:30 p.m. ET. Cost: $10 for Canadian Academy of Nursing members; $25 for CNA members. Registration opens soon!

This interactive webinar will help you tap into your innate resiliency when you’re under stress and pressure. It will also look at the three core components of resiliency and how to use resiliency strategies to bolster your leadership skills and capabilities.

How are you holding yourself back? Stepping into leadership
Thursday, August 12, 2021, 12-1:30 p.m. ET. Cost: $10 for Canadian Academy of Nursing members; $25 for CNA members. Registration opens soon!

This interactive webinar will focus on the limiting beliefs you may hold and help you uncover where they came from. It will describe how such beliefs impact your performance and practice and provide a practical approach for how to let them go. You’ll gain valuable insights about your real leadership possibility and potential.

Workshop facilitators

Leah Wuitschik, BN, MA (Leadership), CEC, ACC
Leah Wuitschik has over 15 years of experience working in various leadership roles, in health care and in leadership development. She has extensive education, including a Master of Arts in Leadership degree and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University and is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. She also holds a Bachelor of Nursing and a Certificate in Event Management. Additionally, she holds a Certificate in Public Participation from the International Association of Public Participation. Leah is a Certified LEADS coach and Certified LEADS Facilitator, LEADS Canada. In addition, Leah is a Licensed Trainer of the 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™, Coaching Out of The Box and a Certified TotalSDI® Facilitator, PSP, Inc. Leah is focused on engaging clients to build effective and collaborative relationships, which facilitates a strong understanding of organizational needs and existing strengths.

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Carol Gray, MN, CEC, PCC
Carol Gray has worked in health care for more than three decades in various senior leadership (including SVP/VP) roles and has had the privilege to lead teams to implement province wide innovative health programs and services across Alberta. Carol has a Master of Nursing degree from the University of Alberta. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. In addition, she is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and is a Certified LEADS coach and Certified LEADS Facilitator, LEADS Canada. Carol is a Licensed Trainer of the 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™, Coaching Out of The Box and a Certified TotalSDI® Facilitator, PSP, Inc. Carol has a wealth of knowledge and experience in integrated health-care organizations and community services at local, provincial and national levels.