QPR Suicide Prevention Training | December 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Location: Point Grey)
QPR Training is an internationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to help you question, persuade and refer. QPR acts as an emergency mental health intervention designed to save lives, much like CPR or other methods of emergency medical intervention. Learn to recognize suicide warning signs, how to approach someone who may be at risk, persuade the person to seek appropriate health services, and connect the person to resources that will help resolve crises. Suicide is preventable. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | December 11 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
This workshop will provide important information about different types of sit-stand desks and platforms available on the market. Understanding the pros and cons of each will assist departments, staff and faculty in deciding which option is most suitable. Product samples will be available for participants to try out in order to get an idea of how the different models impact positioning and workflow. Find out more and register now.
Building Career Resilience in Change (three-part series) | December 12, 2017 – March 1, 2018 (Location: Point Grey)
Changes in the workplace continue at a rapid pace. How do we not only respond to the changing workplace, but also engage with it in ways that support our career development? Join UBC’s Career Navigation & Transition Consultant Pooja Khandelwal in a group coaching series on Building Career Resilience in Change.
Attend this three-part, lunch-hour series to gain insights and skills about career resilience, including the ability to access appropriate resources. Find out more about the series and register now.
- 12: Part 1 – The Changing Workplace and its Impact on Careers
- 18: Part 2 – Career Wellbeing as a First Step to Career Resilience
- 1: Part 3 – Career Resilience Framework
Office Ergo Rep Training | December 19 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
If your department is looking for more efficient response and support with regards to ergonomic issues for staff, consider taking the three-hour Office Ergo Rep Training. Learn basic ergonomic risk factors and assessments, as well as proper computer workstation set-up, and get resources to take back to your unit. Find out more and register now.
Search Inside Yourself Training Program | January 15 & 16, 2018 (Location: Point Grey)
In support of UBC’s commitment to workplace health and wellbeing, HR is offering a unique professional development opportunity to UBC faculty and staff at the Vancouver campus. Developed at Google and founded in neuroscience, Search Inside Yourself (SIY) is a unique training program that uses emotional intelligence and mindfulness to optimize performance, build leadership skills and increase wellbeing.
Coming in January 2018:
January 22 – March 25: UBC’s Annual Walkabout
January 31: UBC Suicide Awareness Day
February: Annual Travelling Health Fair (dates to be announced in January)