Leadership Excellence and Advancement Program (LEAP)

January 30-31, 2025


To prepare pediatric psychologists for leadership roles in the workplace, building skills and creating pathways for pediatric psychologists to achieve higher leadership level roles in healthcare settings. Target audience is specifically Mid to Later Career who have a leadership role currently.

Agenda Overview

LEAP will be a virtual two-day conference January 30-31, 2025. The conference would include both management and leadership topics. The primary focus is on pediatric psychologists leadership development needs and potential leadership roles.

Each speaker will incorporate diversity, equity, and/of inclusion into their presentation and include active learning activities to enhance retention of new knowledge and practice skills. Speakers will be both nationally-known and from our late career members (or both), based on areas of leadership expertise.

Confirmed Speakers:

Ronald T. Brown, PhD, ABPP
Cathy L. Butz, PhD
Lori E. Crosby, PsyD
Ann M. Davis, PhD, MPH, ABPP
Anne E. Kazak, PhD, ABPP
William G. Kronenberger, PhD
Monica Mitchell, PhD
Jennifer Shroff Pendley, PhD
Jennifer Wisdom, PhD, MPH, ABPP

Program Topics include:

  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Financial Infrastructure and Organizational funds flow
  • Philanthropy and Foundation Work
  • Budgeting and Fiscal Responsibilities
  • Personnel Management: DEI for Managers
  • Culture Management

A pre-workshop webinar will be held to assist with attendees getting to know each other, ground attendees in the expectations for attendees, and highlight the purpose/objectives and agenda of the workshop.

A post-workshop webinar will be held to debrief and discuss ongoing support of that year’s cohort (for instance, a chat room or listserv).

Continuing Education