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Southtown Office Park

8120 Penn Avenue South

Conference Rooms 135/145

Bloomington, MN 55431

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Leadership 201: Advanced Leadership Development - The Catalyst for Leading Others

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA & SLP's that attended Leadership 101 Course

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, May 19 - 7:30am-5:30pm

Sunday, May 20 - 7:30am-5:00pm

Category 1 hours: 15.5

Meets Category 1 continuing education credits because it is an APTA sponsored course.


Amy Lafko, MS PT, MBA has been a practicing physical therapist for over 15 years. Her clinical background includes a wide variety of settings with the primary focus in acute care but inclusive of inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and outpatient. Her first formal leadership position was as the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center. Amy has a passion for traveling and capitalized on this as a contract therapist in several states, as well as volunteering in Da Nang, Vietnam. The desire to remain engaged in her career carried on as a contract therapist with many informal leadership opportunities.

Today, Amy continues formal leadership by serving as Director of Rehabilitation Services at York Hospital. Amy completed the LAMP program in 2012 and knows there is a lifetime of learning ahead. She is thrilled to help others find their own leadership path as a faculty member.

Stacey L. Zeigler, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, CEEAA is a Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University and is the President/CEO of Fun in Aging Physical Therapy, providing in-home fitness and wellness programming for older adults. She earned her B.S. degree in Physical Therapy in 1994 from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. She holds a Master of Science degree in Community Health Administration and Wellness Promotion from California College for Health Sciences, became a board certified geriatric specialist in 2001, and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Simmons College in January 2005. Stacey’s clinical background encompasses a wide variety of settings including home health, acute care, out-patient orthopedics, in-patient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, hospice care and cardiopulmonary rehab. In addition to her clinical work, Stacey has also been involved in therapy services management and leadership throughout her career including roles as the Chief of physical therapy at the U.S. Army Health Clinic in Hanau, Germany, serving as a hospital assistant administrator in Northern New York and most recently as private practice owner. Stacey’s passion is to inspire those she serves to be the best that they can be through her work with students at Clarkson, the community of older adults through her private practice and volunteerism, with new and emerging leaders as a faculty member for HPA-LAMP, and with her family.

Course Description:

After completing Leadership 101 and a Personal Leadership Application, participants will continue to explore and develop their leadership skills. Throughout this interactive two-day program, adaptive and transformational leadership approaches are applied to real life situations. This course incorporates the practical application of leadership skills through engaging discussions and professional networking with content experts. Topics covered include: Creating vision and strategy; informal leadership roles; fostering adaptive and transformational leadership; creating cultures of change and innovation; leading others through conflict; building relationships and networking; implementing frameworks for leadership decision-making; building high performance teams; empowering others and fostering followership; leading diverse work forces; and developing a leadership philosophy statement.

The Leadership, Administration, Management, and Professionalism (LAMP) certificate program was developed by the Section on Health Policy and Administration to address member needs in leadership, administration, management, and professionalism skills. LAMP is focused on leadership development through self-assessments, identification of tools needed to lead successfully, empowerment, and mentoring through practical applications. LAMP is valuable for all PTs and PTAs regardless of their position, managers, practice owners, clinicians, educators, researchers, and students who want to develop their leadership effectiveness.

Required Prerequisites: Registrants must have previously attended LAMP 101: Personal Leadership Development and they must have demonstrated progress toward completion of LAMP 102: Personal Leadership Plan and/or Practical Application.

Leadership 201 will further the exploration and development of effective leadership skills in formal and informal leadership roles. Participants share the results of their personal leadership plans, showcasing insights into developing their personal leadership behaviors. Throughout this interactive 2 day program , adaptive and transformational leadership will be explored. This course will incorporate the practical application of leadership skills through engaging discussions with peers and content experts. Topics to be covered include creating vision and strategy; fostering adaptive and transformational leadership; creating cultures of change and innovation; leading others through conflict; building relationships and networking; implementing frameworks for leadership decision making; building high-performance teams, empowering others and fostering followership; leading diverse workforces; and developing a leadership philosophy statement.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify and discuss personal characteristics of adaptive and transformational leaders.

2. Determine how to promote a vision and strategies that others will follow.

3. Generate strategies to lead highly effective teams and foster followership.

4. Model effective team decision making strategies.

Tentative Agenda:

Saturday, May 19

7:30 a.m.8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m.8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions/Team Activity

8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.Creating the Vision and Leading the Way

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m. Creating Culture of Change and Innovation

10:30 a.m.10:45 a.m. BREAK

10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m. Adaptive and Transformational Leadership

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:15 p.m.2:45 p.m. Leadership and Decision Making

2:45 p.m.3:00 p.m. BREAK

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m. Leading Others Through Conflict

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m. The Leader as a Mentor

6:30 p.m.Networking Dinner (OPTIONAL)

Sunday, May 20

7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m.8:15 a.m. Welcome and Day 1 Re-Cap and Day 2 Introduction

8:15 a.m.8:45 a.m. Relationship Building and Networking

8:45 a.m.9:45 a.m. Understanding Behavioral TendenciesDISC Profile

9:45 a.m.10:00 a.m. BREAK

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. Building High Performance Teams

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. Leading and Learning through Failure

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. Developing Your Leadership Philosophy Statement and Lab

3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m. BREAK

3:15 p.m.4:15 p.m. Advanced Leadership Practical Application (202)

An Overview and Lab

4:15 p.m.5:00 p.m. Wrap Up and Discussion

Non-employee/On-call Therapist Cancellation policy:

Cancellations received at least five or more working days before the event are refundable, minus a $20 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received less than five working days before the start of course. A refund or voucher will be issued to any participant who is registered to attend a seminar that is cancelled by Centrex Rehab.

Centrex Employee Cancellation Policy:

  1. Centrex requires a one month cancellation notice from the registered employee. Eventbrite will send a registration reminder just before this time frame.
  2. Centrex will allow one emergency cancellation per employee every 2 years without penalty (i.e. you or family member is sick, car died, etc.)
  3. Any no show or cancellation without proper notice and beyond the one allowed emergency cancellation will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee.

You do not need to bring a ticket to the course with you.

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