Our speakers, who all possess extensive “real world” experience, have taught and facilitated in the academic (university), military, State & Federal government and private sectors.
The team possesses years of experience in guiding senior leaders in the social services arena as well as the Federal government and military. Judge Kathleen Kearney (former Florida DCF Secretary) is recognized nationally for her leadership efforts in guiding the development of child welfare and mental health programs at the state level. Colonels Cohen and Niewenhous have instructed senior military leaders in their roles during the conduct of deliberate and crisis action planning. In addition, Niewenhous has led large IT organizations in support of social services and the military. Steve Lerner, Bob Mitchell and Abel Fernandez are certified Incident Command System (ICS) instructors. Dr. Pete Marghella and Dr. Len Singer teach at the university level and have advised national leaders on disaster preparedness and response.
Speakers and Topics
- Is Your Agency Ready for Change? Leading Change in Social Services Agencies
- Planning for Successful Performance-Based/Value-Based Contracting
- Implementation Isn’t Rocket Science…It’s Harder: How Implementation Science Helps Improve Agency Outcomes
- Implementing Change in Social Service Agencies
- Lessons Learned from Systems of Care Implementation
- Lessons Learned from Implementing Performance Based Contracting
- It Really Does Take a Village: Building a System of Care
- The Foundations of Moral Obligation: Building Ethical Leadership
- It’s Always 9-11: Managing Catastrophic Disasters
- Building Towards Resilience: Enhancing Community-based Preparedness
- Health Service Support Considerations in Large-scale Disasters
- “PANFLU” The Once and Future Threat
- Building Your Disaster Team
- Leadership Training Before Disaster
- Leadership in Disaster
- Medical Consequences of Disaster
- Medical Preparedness for Disaster: A Systems Approach
- Optimizing Your Intel in Disaster
- Managing Complex, Large Scale Software Development Projects: Lessons Learned
- Obtaining & Maintaining Funding
- Leading or Bleeding Edge IT?
- In-House or Outsource?
- Dealing with Contractors
- Managing User Expectations
- Change requests: A Developer’s Nightmare
- Mentoring and guiding new personnel to support the institution’s mission.
- The first 10 minutes determines the next 60 minutes: Managing an emergency scene.
- Infrastructure threat analysis and developing standard operating procedures to address them.
SERO 2019 Regional Disaster Meeting
May 21-22, 2019