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Learning to Lead

Lessons in Leadership for People of Faith

Learning to Lead( )
Editor: Ashley, Willard W. C.
Contribution by: Abdul-Malik, Shaykh Ibrahim
Alejandro, Carlos
Arnhols, Richard
Trent, Earl D.
Williams, Terrie M.
Billings, David
Chung, Miyon
Dennis, Warren L.
Ellis-Williams, Antoinette
Gardere, Jeffrey R.
Gaventa, Bill
Gecan, Micheal
Gerson, Rabbi Diana S.
Gill-Austern, Brita L.
Greene, Mary Pender
Harper, Lisa Sharon
Harrison-Ross, Phyllis
Hatmim, Imam Muhammad
House, Renee S.
Kaper-Dale, Seth
MacNichol, Sally N.
Mast, Gregg A.
Masters, Anne
Miller, Rabbi Craig
Park, Kevin
Potasnik, Rabbi Joseph
Raggio-Ashley, Tanya Pagan
Roberts, Rabbi Stephen B.
Spitzer, Lee B.
Blitz, Lisa V.
Taylor, Julie
Thomas, Ronald
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:LongHill Partners, Incorporated
Imprint:Skylight Paths Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

A comprehensive resource for spiritual leadership development in the 21st century--for all faith traditions. Experts in the field explore how to train spiritual leaders who bring healing, faith, justice and support to communities and congregations.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Living / Leadership & Mentoring
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Phyllis Anne Harrison-Ross was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 14, 1936. She received a bachelor of science degree from Albion College in 1956. In 1959, she was the only black woman in the graduating class of Wayne State University's College of Medicine. She trained as a pediatrician and as a psychiatrist.

She was an early leader in designing rehabilitation and therapy for children with a combination of severe developmental, emotional, and physical disabilities. She was also at the forefront of promoting teleconferencing to bridge gaps between doctors and patients and televisiting to link inmates in prisons in rural parts of upstate New York to their families in New York City and other urban areas. She directed the Community Mental Health Center at Metropolitan Hospital in East Harlem and was the hospital's chief of psychiatry from 1973 to 1999.

She was an emeritus professor of psychiatry and behavioral health services at the New York Medical College. She wrote Getting It Together, a textbook for junior and senior high school students, and The Black Child: A Parents' Guide written with Barbara Wyden. In 2004, she received the American Psychiatric Association's Solomon Carter Fuller Award for African-American Pioneers. She died from lung cancer on January 16, 2017 at the age of 80.


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