International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 4 Issue 1


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First Nations and Inuit Mental Wellness Strategic Action Plan

Kathy Langlois

Many First Nations and Inuit communities in Canada confront historical, cultural, socioeconomic and geographic barriers that have a profound impact on mental wellness. In 2006, a…


Indigenous Evidence‐Based Effective Practice Model: Indigenous Leadership in Action

Valerie Naquin, Spero Manson, Charles Curie, Shannon Sommer, Ray Daw, Carole Maraku, Nemu Lallu, Dale Meller, Cristy Willer, Edward Deaux

The demand for evidence‐based health practices has created a cultural challenge for Indigenous people around the world. This paper reports on the history and evolution of…


An IIMHL Leadership Exchange focusing on Indigenous Mental Health Issues

William Mussell

Bill participated in the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership exchanges in 2005 in Wellington New Zealand and in 2007 in Ottawa Canada. Bill was interviewed by…

Issues for Youth Mental Health Services from the Viewpoint of a Young Leader

Shona Clarke

Historically, youth mental health has had a quiet voice in public fora. However there has been an increase in the number of leaders representing the child and adolescent mental…


International Comparative ACT Study Process and Data: How ACT teams compare in Toronto, Birmingham, Nashville and Auckland

Neil Deuchar, Katie Saunders, Jane Vanderpyl, Thomas Doub, Jules Marquart, Steve Lurie, Angela Da Silva, Heather McKee, Verity Humberstone, Stuart Moyle

When the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) was developed, one of the hopes was that the exchange visits among international sites would stimulate the…

Attributes of a Successful Professional Exchange: The 2007 International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Cincinnati Group

Richard Beinecke, Allen Daniels, Janet Peters, Sally Pitts‐Brown, Sonia Chehil, Zoe van Zwanenberg

As part of the 2007 International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Leadership Exchange and Conference, an international group of professionals met at the University…



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