Leading through a pandemic has challenged leaders in new ways to plan for and respond to ongoing change. This course will provide introductory insights and strategies to support leaders in planning for and implementing organizational change while keeping people at the center.
Susan Herman joined Carya in 2019 as the Director of Strong Families in Community. As a social worker, her passion for social justice and working to create change has been at the forefront of her career. She received her Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Victoria and Masters of Social Work with a focus on leadership from the University of Calgary. Over the years, her work has been richly diverse, including working with youth in care, victims of crime, in the housing sector, adoptions, women’s health, and forensic mental health. Susan also served on the Alberta Health Service’s Addictions and Mental Health Clinical Ethics Committee. Currently, she is a board member of the Alberta Family Mediation Society. People’s stories and their resilience inspires Susan to support opportunities for people to reach their potential and flourish in life. Each day, she works hard to strengthen the social fabric of our community, amplifying the voices of the vulnerable and marginalized, and believes we do this best together.
By completion of this event, successful students will be able to:
- Identify the impact of change on people
- Analyze the leader’s role in the change process and the importance of caring for self