Eldercare 101 | May 10 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join Home-to-Home, a seniors’ advisory and assistance business, for a one-hour session on eldercare planning and management. Learn how to develop eldercare plans related to housing, avoid crisis situations, access resources, budget, understand legal considerations, and gain a greater awareness of the eldercare options and resources available to you and your loved ones. Find out more and register now.
Part 1: Self-Care 101 | May 17 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
This session will focus on increasing mental health literacy through self-care. You will learn about the body’s stress response and how to identify these responses in yourself, how to assess your stress levels, explore the meaning of personal self-care, and discover the many resources available for UBC staff and faculty. Find out more and register now.
Part 2: Bouncing Forward, Building Resilience | May 30 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
As we face the constant flux of change and complex challenges, it’s important to look at how we build our personal resilience. Resilience is foundational to the prevention of stress and to increase our capacity to cope with and recover from adverse events. This interactive session will provide an opportunity to talk about the current state of employee mental health in Canada, explore the core components of resilience, and share evidence-based strategies and resources for building resilience. Find out more and register now.
Part 3: Workplace Wellbeing | June 12 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
For us to succeed at work, we need to understand how we can be our best selves, and that includes understanding how we can focus on our wellbeing at work. Join us to learn what UBC is doing to support workplace wellbeing, and how you can tap into existing resources and community networks to build a supportive workplace environment.
This session will explore the strategies, tools and resources available to support your individual wellbeing as an employee and will explore how workplace wellbeing can be enhanced through our everyday interactions, practices and operations. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | May 22 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
This workshop will provide important information about different types of sit-stand desks and platforms available for the workplace. Understanding the pros and cons of each will assist departments, staff and faculty in deciding which option may be most suitable. Product samples will be available for participants to try in order to understand how the different models impact physical positioning and workflow. Find out more and register now.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial | May 24 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Optimize your computer work environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. This one-hour tutorial combines a presentation with a practical session, giving you hands-on experience adjusting typical office equipment. By the end of the tutorial, you will know how to set up your chair, keyboard/mouse and monitor to promote neutral working postures. Find out more and register now.
QPR Suicide Prevention Training | June 13 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
QPR Training is an internationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to help you question, persuade and refer individuals in crisis. QPR is 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 them resolve crises. Find out more and register now.