Dear UBC Colleagues,
Your presence is requested! You are invited to a brainstorming session on Thrive Week focused on faculty called Thriving Faculty.
This brainstorming session will focus on developing:
- New opportunities for faculty participation in Thrive Week within the context of classrooms, departments and labs.
- Principles, guidelines, activities and instructional strategies that would support and exemplify Thriving Faculty.
Tuesday May 28th 11:30-1:00pm
Thursday June 6th 11:30-1:00pm
(attendance requested for only 1 session)
Location: Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Lunch will be served
RSVP Requested by May 24th – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thrive is a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for UBC students, faculty and staff. Thrive week consists of over 50 events and initiatives at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses contributed to understanding, critical thinking, and dialogue about mental health. We use the www.thrive.ubc.ca website to support mental health and resiliency on a continual basis by highlighting initiatives and resources both on and off campus. Our emphasis has been a multifaceted approach to support all campus community members as we believe that mental health develops inside and outside of the classroom community, not just from a counselor’s office. Thrive is coordinated by Health, Wellness & Benefits, (UBC Human Resources) & Healthy Minds at UBC (an initiative of the Vice-President Students Office).
Thriving Faculty is facilitated by Geoffrey Soloway, M.Ed, PhD. Geoffrey is the Health & Wellness Specialist in Health, Wellbeing & Benefits, Human Resources. If you would like to contribute however cannot attend a session please be in contact. Do you know someone who may be a valuable contributor to this event? Please forward the invitation.