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FSA Leadership Resource Center

The purpose of this online center is to provide resources and materials related to leadership to FSA member organizations and anyone who may be interested in leading with Quaker values.  You can visit the FSA Leadership Resource Center by clicking on:

Positive Pursuits Behavioral Health and Aging Model

Chandler Hall is pleased to share with you two copyrighted resources to develop your own “Positive Pursuits” Behavioral Health and Aging Model, published as a result of a multi-year project funded by Friends Foundation for the Aging and the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation.  Our model was created for skilled nursing and personal care, but may have applications across other long term care settings.

The first resource, Integrating Behavioral Health into Long-term Care: An Online Manual for Providers of Care for the Aging, is a free downloadable user manual.  (double click on the title to download pdf)

The second, Feeling Better: A Quick Reference Guide to Mood and Behavior. is a hard copy publication, available for $15.00 (includes postage).

Please direct any questions about these resources  to

White Paper:  The Business Case for Diversity

The FSA Diversity and Inclusion Committee presents New Realities Require New Approaches: The Business Case for Diversity.  Authored by Berit Lakey, PhD, nationally-known speaker, author, and consultant, this work is based on interviews with FSA CEOs and current research.
Click here to read the white paper: Business-Case-for-Diversity

Webinar (Pre-recorded):  Diversity and Inclusion:  Making the Case

“Diversity and Inclusion:  Making the Case” focuses on the power of diversity in the board room. This one hour session will address the power of diversity at the board level, confronting board culture, and leveraging leadership and strategies.  Content includes suggested action steps and metrics for tracking progress.

Presenter:  Vernetta Walker, JD, is vice president of consulting and training for BoardSource. She has worked with many national and international nonprofit organizations addressing a wide range of governance issues, from how to start a nonprofit organization, to improving board engagement and performance, and restructuring complex entities.  Her areas of expertise include board roles and responsibilities, board self-assessments, understanding conflicts of interest and legal compliance, exceptional practices, and transformative governance.

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LeadingAge is an association of 5,600 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old.

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

A not-for-profit Philadelphia Area Agency on Aging that plans, coordinates and administers services for older adults.

Quaker Information Center

Provides information about Quaker beliefs, practices, history, organizations, literature, activities, events and employment.

Quaker Aging Resources

Resources to assist Meetings and individuals in responding to the needs of aging Friends including age related changes, chronic illness or disability.

FSA Values Summit

In June 2017, 75 attendees from Friends Services for the Aging (FSA) organizations gathered for a Values Summit to work together in articulating a vision of bringing Quaker-inspired values to senior living in today’s world.
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