Strategic Teamwork for Effective Practice Mentor Development Program (STEP-MDP)

Date: 
Fri, 2016-12-16

Directed by Sondra Zabar & Christine Denicola, the Strategic Teamwork for Effective Practice Mentor Development Program (STEP-MDP) is an innovative program for highly motivated and determined Research Team Leaders.  This program is designed to provide Research Team Leaders with the skills needed to enhance team performance, promote professional growth of staff, and optimize team productivity.  Through a series of experiential learning workshops, participants will learn about team communication, getting work done through others, building relationships with institutional units such as the IRB and SPA, and how to be a leader through mentorship and coaching.  The program is open to research staff with research teams of 3 or more staff members. If you are interested in participating, please contact Christine Denicola at christine.denicola@nyumc.org or submit an application at: https://openredcap.nyumc.org/apps/redcap/surveys/?s=NYNDALA74W

Participation Requirements

All participating Research Team Leaders are required to attend 3 two-hour workshops.

 

Workshop 1- Speaking the Right Language: Developing Communication Skills for Effective Teamwork with your PI and Institution.

By the end of the session learners will be able to:

  1. Communicate up and across the institution
  2. Navigate Perception of Lack of Authority
  3. Lead Productive Meetings

Workshop 2- Leading Within a Group of Peers: Developing core leadership skills including facilitating motivation, time/stress management, problem solving and decision making.

By the end of the session learners will be able to:

  1. Recognize Opportunities to Lead
  2. Identify and approach Issues with in their teams
  3. Inspire Others
  4. Understand Different Leadership Styles

Workshop 3- The Nuts and Bolts of Mentorship: The coaching conversation

By the end of the session learners will be able to:

  1. Develop a Personal Mentoring Philosophy
  2. Write and use a Mission Statement
  3. Engage in Motivational Interviewing
  4. Understand Elements of Good Mentoring