Category: Dr. Kelly Stepura


Focusing on Fundamentals

Written by Dr. Kelly Stepura, KaleidaCare’s Executive VP of Applied Research and Solutions Kia Ora, My sabbatical in New Zealand was a mixed bag in all the right ways.  It was a fitting balance of give and take: of setting aside things that no longer serve and picking up fresh new ways, and of learning but […]

Read More…


The Benefits of International Collaboration

Written by Dr. Kelly Stepura, KaleidaCare’s Executive VP of Applied Research and Solutions Kia ora, Mental health leaders in New Zealand actively search out and implement best practices and clinical innovations from all over the world.  With the uniqueness of their nation in mind, they strategize to mold programs, services, and assessment tools to meet their […]

Read More…


Partnering With Foster Parents

Written by Dr. Kelly Stepura, KaleidaCare’s Executive VP of Applied Research and Solutions Kia ora, Wayne Ferguson is the Director of Key Assets in New Zealand.  We met at the Oranga Tamariki (i.e., CPS) offices in Auckland to talk about their unique approach to working with foster parents.  Key Assets is part of the international Core […]

Read More…


Making Change Stick

Written by Dr. Kelly Stepura, KaleidaCare’s Executive VP of Applied Research and Solutions Kia ora, It’s a story that will be familiar to many agencies.  You decide to implement a change that will prepare your agency for the future.  Leadership is on board and excited, and there are a lot of planning meetings – a big […]

Read More…