Dealing with Conflict in Healthcare During COVID
Carl Clark, MD, President & CEO, Mental Health Center of Denver
Please join us February 24th at 11:30 am MST for a presentation with Carl Clark, MD, President & CEO, Mental Health Center of Denver, as he presents an understanding of the conflict in healthcare that our frontline workers are dealing with during COVID.
Dr. Clark will focus on critical points of conflict that have emerged for frontline healthcare workers since the onset of COVID-19. Some critical points include provider burnout, compassion fatigue impacts of long-term stress and other conflicts such as career changes—leaving healthcare altogether or working in a traveling provider environment outside employment in a healthcare system. He will focus on real-world tools for those healthcare frontline workers with actionable policy solutions.
He will draw on his experience as a psychiatrist and an advocate of positive psychology, to pull apart the differences between healthy conflict and high conflict, one of the most impactful attitudes for positive mental health. He will share with us about how we as healthcare providers, administrators and patients can create a healthier attitude as we journey through this COVID-19 pandemic.
- Factors leading to burnout and compassion fatigue and policy solutions to increase well-being and decreasing employee turnover.
- Implications of prolonged stress in the workplace and what healthcare systems can do about it.
- Healthy conflict vs. high conflict and how to understand the difference while creating systems for resolution.
aBOUT OUR SPEAKER:
Dr. Carl Clark’s early experience with his father’s bipolar disorder sparked a commitment to helping people with mental illness regain their lives, hopes and aspirations. As President & Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Center of Denver, Dr. Clark leads the organization in “focusing on what people can do, not what they can’t do”.
Dr. Clark joined the Mental Health Center of Denver in1989. He became the Medical Director in 1991, Chief Executive Officer in 2000 and President & CEO in 2014. He is an active Board Member of the Caring for Colorado Foundation, Center for Health Progress, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council (past Board Chair), Colorado Access and National Council for Behavioral Health (past Board Chair).
He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with a Doctorate of Medicine in 1984 and a degree in Psychiatry from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1988. He also graduated from the Vistage Executive Leadership Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education’s Vistage Executive Leadership Programs in Designing Organizations for Creativity and Innovation, The Innovation Playbook: Designing Stories of Impact and Strategic Leadership.
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