Events, Webinars and More 

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When Benefits and Wellness Come Together

WITH SUSIE SKYES AND VICTORIA GRAINGER ON OCT 14 AT 10 am MST 

Join us at our next online community of practice. Come together to learn, exchange and act. Learn from the experts about how employee benefits fit into a workplace health and performance safety and how to improve your employee benefits plan. Next exchange best practices, barriers and solutions with like-minded practitioners. Finally, commit to act on one thing that will support a healthier, higher performing work culture.

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Perspectives from a Cancer Patient Dealing with Work-Related Challenges and Opportunities

WITH ALLAN SMOFSKY ON JAN 13 AT 10 AM MST 

Join us to discuss the journey of a man with extensive experience in employee benefits, health promotion and disease management, and organizational strategy development after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer earlier this year. Allan will discuss his journey and how some of the challenges and opportunities he has experienced relate to managing work issues.

Mental Health at Work

WITH BRANDY PAYNE

Supporting our team’s mental health can seem like an overwhelming task at the best of times. During a global pandemic, it can seem impossible. While it can be a big topic, there are small shifts we can all do to help support ourselves and our teams, whether we’re working remotely, in the workplace, or somewhere in between. In this webinar learn small, but impactful things to improve mental health at work.

Leading Through to the Next Normal

WITH LORI SCHMIDT AND VICTORIA GRAINGER

What will it take to navigate this crisis, now that our traditional metrics and assumptions have been rendered irrelevant? More simply put, it’s our turn to answer a question that many of us once asked of our grandparents: What did you do during the war? Our answer is a call to act across five stages, leading from the crisis of today to the next normal that will emerge after the battle against COVID-19 has been won: Resolve, Resilience, Return, Reimagination, and Reform. 

Effective Risk Communication for Return to Work

WITH DR. THOMAS BARKER:  ON OCT 21 AT 10 am MST 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, risk communicators seek ways to design effective messaging for return-to-work. This presentation uses the Health Canada Strategic Risk Communication Framework and the Workplace Guidance for our Relaunch to help health and safety managers assess, plan, design, deliver, and monitor effective return-to-work
communications. Leave with an understanding of how to manage risk communication and learn the Effective Risk Communication "Golden Rule".

Breaking Down the Psychological Health and Safety Standard

WITH RUTHAN WEEKS 

Join us in this interactive Community of Practice to Learn, Exchange and Act. Learn from this month's speaker - Ruthann Weeks, about effective leading practices and how to create a culture of psychological health and safety. Next exchange barriers, solutions and ideas. Finally, commit to act by bringing that learning to your workplace or workplaces you work with.

Return to Work: Mental Health Support

WITH LORI CASSELMAN

Learn about how to support employee mental health and productivity as we return to work.

Learning outcomes include understanding employees’ stress and anxiety associated with the re-integration into a modified workplace. Learn to support employee’s mental health during and after self-isolation to ease the transition. Finally,restore productivity when employees are going back to an ‘office routine.’

Preparing for Post-Pandemic Recovery

WITH GRAHAM LOWE

The webinar will challenge you to answer these questions: Where do your leaders and employees want to be 12 months from now? How can your virtual teams actively shape productive and healthy remote work? What are the key lessons from how your employees, teams, and leaders have adapted to the pandemic, and what are the implications for designing post-pandemic work? What actions today will contribute to a resilient, engaged, and committed workforce post-pandemic?

Overcoming Mental Health Challenges in a Global Pandemic

WITH TIM NEUBAUER: SEPT 30, 2020 AT 10 AM MST

This webinar takes a look at five evidence informed strategies to advise action, program development, and community interventions. Recognizing that we all respond to stress in different ways and recover following our own timelines, tools will be given to support each participant on their journey forward.

Mindful Leadership

WITH LINA BIL

The pressure on leaders is increasing with the pace of change, the volume of information available, and the scale of complexity. Our ability to focus at work is declining due to information overload and distractions. Resilience is all about our capacity to handle difficulties, demands and high pressure without becoming stressed.  Learn tangible and research-based strategies that are particularly effective for leaders when it comes to focused performance.

WITH PAULA ALLAN AND JACKIEDELFOSSE

Learn the skills that employees and leaders increasingly need given the current and anticipated challenges and changes that we will all face. Learn about the challenges to business performance and sustainability that relate to employees productivity. Understand current and emerging stressors and demands and skills that make a difference in resilience and high performance.

Workplace Well-being and Productivity

WITH LORI SCHMIDT AND VICTORIA GRAINGER

Learn from productivity expert Lori Schmidt, and workplace well-being expert, Victoria Grainger, about the connection between workplace well-being and productivity. Learning objectives include understanding the connection between well-being and productivity in the workplace, understanding the employer’s role in supporting employee and organizational well-being and finally, to take away practical tips to support well-being and productivity in your workplace and beyond.

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