Recently, Communications Director, Jim Grant, sat with CTO and HR Director, Katie Kirkpatrick, to discuss the 2017 Leadership Academy and learned the following:
What is the Leadership Academy?
The idea of the Leadership Academy began back in 2009 when I had the privilege to be mentored by the Executive Deputy Director of OASAS, Kathleen Caggiano – Siino.
The concept of the Academy grew out of the reality that in the field of addiction treatment we have some very specific licensure requirements and it can be difficult to find people with the necessary credentials in the North Country. And, with the talent that St. Joseph’s has attracted, we wanted to enhance the desire of those individuals identified with the potential to become managers and leaders in the organization.
What will participants learn?
Each member of the staff has their own professional development plan and through that plan they can be recommended by their Director to …