Workshops

Cultivating Workplace Belonging (US & International)

Belonging, a basic psychological need, has now emerged as a vital step towards creating an inclusive workplace. Attendants will walk away with an understanding of workplace belonging, the felt sense of inclusion vs exclusion, how exclusion affects performance and practical ways to cultivate a belonging environment.

Microaggressions & Stereotype Threat

In this expert-led training, participants will learn about stereotypes, the natural human cognition of categorizing information, microaggressions, stereotype threat and the impact these have on the individual and group level. The training will also provide researched-backed tools and techniques that everyone can implement today to mitigate microaggressions.

Fostering Psychological Safety

Diversity of thought can only happen when psychological safety is present. Participants will learn about the benefits of psychological safety and common barriers. They will hear real-life examples of the impact of psychological safety, gain skills and have actionable steps to fostering psychological safety in the workplace.

Burnout Recovery & Prevention

The Burnout Training is suitable for a general audience and will begin with reviewing the 4 stages of burnout. The stages will be defined by behavioral, mental and physical symptoms so that the audience can easily identify where in the stages of burnout they currently reside. The training will then transition to the steps to take to recover from and prevent burnout. This section starts with reviewing accessible research on neuroscience to explain how the human brain and body require restful breaks to replenish energy. The training will then review a series of questions to encourage participants to identify their needs and limits. The training will end by asking participants to make a plan today and identify steps they can take to attain balance in their lives.

Burnout Recovery & Prevention for Managers

The Burnout Training for Managers is suitable for anyone who has direct reports or holds a leadership position. It will begin by reviewing the 4 stages of burnout. The stages will be defined by behavioral, mental, and physical symptoms so that the audience can easily identify where they and their direct reports may currently reside. This section will also review accessible research on neuroscience to explain what happens to the brain when employees are in the stress cycle including damaging work performance and overall health implications. The training will discuss expectations of a leader and their unique position as a role model who can influence behavior. Managers will be presented with a series of questions to help identify ways they may be unintentionally contributing to burnout culture. The training will then transition to the steps of burnout recovery and prevention. Managers will be presented with a list of powerful yet attainable tools to reduce workplace stress including creative ways to improve meetings. The training will end by asking participants to make a plan today and identify steps they can take to achieve a wellness approach to their management style.

How Women Do It All, and the Risk for Burnout

This training is suitable for a general audience with a focus on women. It will begin with recent statistics on burnout and an explanation of why burnout disproportionately affects women, as well as people of color. The training will outline social and cultural expectations for women, the stages of burnout, and the impact of burnout on one's health and work performance. The training will transition to tangible and accessible ways to recover from and prevent burnout including reviewing a series of questions to encourage participants to identify their needs and limits. The training will end by asking participants to make a plan today to attain balance in their lives.

Destigmatizing Mental Health

The mental health stigma is thought to be the leading reason why individuals do not reach out for help when experiencing a mental health concern. It not only negatively impacts help-seeking, but early detection and prevention efforts that can affect someone’s overall wellness. In this training, participants will learn about the origins of the mental health stigma, the prevalence of mental illness and the intersection of adverse health conditions and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Finally, participants will receive tangible tools to stand up to mental health stigma, support their own mental wellness, and support others who may be suffering in silence.

 

Healing Around The World

In this training, participants will learn about the philosophy behind mental wellness from around the world to develop a nuanced cultural lens when thinking about mental health. The training will dive into indigenous modes of wellness, the connection of mind-body-soul, and various traditions beyond what we understand in the West as standard “talk therapy” to broaden our understanding of what healing can look like.
 

Dealing with Uncertainty

What happens when life shifts immensely and were left looking at a landscape we couldn’t predict? In this expert led seminar, learn why uncertainty feels uncomfortable, and walk away with tools to help you find stability in even the most rapidly shifting circumstances.

LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Resilience

In this seminar we will discuss the mental health implications for repeated exposure to transphobia and homophobia and how the LGBTQIA+ community has used the arts, self-expression, radical self-acceptance, authenticity, community building, and advocacy to survive and thrive. Participants will receive understanding of how discrimination impacts mental health and the power of resiliency.

Boundaries: What Why How

In this expert led seminar, get clarity on what boundaries represent, how they can help protect us from daily demands, and why they’re critical to growing anything - careers, relationships, or our own sense of self.

What's Gender Got to do with it? (U.S.)

This presentation will explore conditions of women in the United states across time. From witch hunts to gaining the right to vote, women have had an extraordinary triumph that continues to this day. Participants will walk away with a basic understanding of women’s rights in the U.S., the intersection of race and gender, the evolution of gender norms, and prominent women in history who inspire and empower us all.

What's Gender Got to do with it? (International)

This presentation will explore conditions of women throughout history. Participants will walk away with a basic understanding of gender stereotypes, the intersection of race and gender, the evolution of gender norms, and prominent women in history who inspire and empower us all.

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