Part 3: Workplace Wellbeing | June 12 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
*Note: You can still register even if you did not attend the other two sessions within this series.
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. 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.
QPR Suicide Prevention Training | June 13 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
*Note: Session is sold out. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the waitlist.
QPR Training is an internationally-recognized suicide prevention program designed to help you question, persuade and refer (QPR) individuals in crisis. 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 get on the waitlist.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial | June 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.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.
Office Ergo Rep Training | June 19 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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.
Coming in July:
Learn to Meditate Series | July 5, 10 & 18|12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The three-part Learn to Meditate series is back by popular demand this summer! Wendy Quan will introduce you to the basic concepts of meditation and mindfulness techniques. This three-session course, tuned for the working environment, is designed for those who are both new and experienced in the world of mindfulness meditation.
For only $35, you can learn to cultivate personal resilience, discover techniques to reduce and manage stress, and gain confidence to practice meditation and mindfulness. Sessions will take place in the TEF 3 building. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | July 19 | 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.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.
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