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More to Mentoring - Melissa Richardson
A presentation by Melissa Richardson at the APNA 2018 National Conference - Nurseforce for the Future.
Mentoring in the workplace boasts a myriad of benefits including retention, promotion and advancement, satisfaction, morale, and productivity to name a few. Mentoring programs play a vital role in the career development of novice and experienced nurses for improving job satisfaction and the intent to stay in the nursing profession. Want to hear more about mentoring and how you can engage more meaningfully in your professional relationships? This is the workshop for you.
Melissa Richardson is an Australian expert in coaching and mentoring, having worked in the field for nearly 20 years. She has designed and implemented mentoring programs across public and private sector organisations, and is at the forefront of using technology to support mentoring programs that span geographies.
A lifelong learner and enthusiast for personal and professional development, Melissa has an undergraduate degree in psychology, postgraduate qualifications in strategic marketing, in counselling, a master’s degree in organisational coaching and a Diploma of Coaching Supervision. Melissa was a trustee of International Standards for Mentoring Programs in Employment before it was relaunched as International Standards for Coaching & Mentoring Programs under the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.