Culture, Health & Wellbeing

Resilience and Well-Being Program

3 pm, August 30, 2018

This two-day resilience and well-being course has been designed specifically for the University of Michigan Medical School. This course will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. In this highly experiential workshop, you will engage in practical exercises, get personalized coaching and feedback from the instructors, and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the course.   

Productive Conflict

2 pm, September 11, 2018

Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps participants improve self-awareness around conflict behaviors. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict provides participants with techniques to curb destructive behaviors and effectively respond to conflict situations. The program features an exploration of DiSC® in a conflict context, provides an opportunity for participants to explore their destructive conflict responses, and offers them a method for making more productive choices in their response to conflict.

Cultivating Resilience

12 pm, May 07, 2019

The study of resilience, the ability to recover, grow and thrive when coping with challenge or adversity, is a core concept in Positive Psychology. Resilience is universally regarded as an important quality for professionals and is imperative for those working in demanding and high-stress domains. Resilience is teachable, with a focus on concrete skills and practices. This class will introduce participants to principles, tools and exercises to enhance and cultivate resilience.

Facilitator: Sarah Schneider Hong, LMSW

Resilience and Wellness Series

11 am, March 22, 2021

This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty and staff at the University of Michigan Medical School. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. In these highly experiential workshops, you will engage in practical exercises and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the sessions.

You are encouraged to register for any and all of the workshops that interest you. 

Practice Session: Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

10 am, June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors who want to hone their facilitation skills for discussions with their teams on anti-racist topics.

Note: Attendees of this practice session will have already attended Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace prior to attending this session.

Introduction to Mindfulness Series

4 pm, February 02, 2022

This series is open to faculty and staff.

Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice, followed by a Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the body, mindfulness of the breath, self-compassion, loving-kindness, mindfulness of feelings, and mindfulness of thoughts.

An Introduction to Stress First Aid for Healthcare Workers

11 am, July 21, 2022

Stress First Aid (SFA) is a self-care and peer support model developed for those in high-stress professions. It is a framework to improve recovery from stress reactions by teaching emotional support strategies that help to address early signs of stress in an ongoing way (not just after "critical incidents" or acute stressors), as well as to identify work-level and organizational factors that impact well-being. SFA is based on a set of five evidence-based elements that have been linked to resilience and recovery after stress.

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