Events and Workshops

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Healthy UBC Events and Workshops are free ongoing university-wide educational opportunities that focus on promoting positive mental health and physical wellbeing for staff, faculty.

Updated June 8, 2020

Upcoming “Lunch-and-Learn” webinars offered through Morneau-Shepell, UBC’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provider.

Thinking Traps: 

  • This seminar allows participants to explore how our thoughts can cause decreases in productivity and passions.
  • Date: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Open to staff and faculty from UBC Vancouver and Okanagan

The following workshops, events and webinars are available and open to all faculty and staff at both UBC Vancouver and Okanagan.

NEW!  Understanding Your UBC Benefits: Recorded Webinar

  • This self-guided course gives you  access to an informative webinar on your UBC benefits plans as well as other helpful benefits resources.
  • Date & Time: Continuous enrollment allows you to work through this course at times that are convenient for you and at your own pace.

NEW!  Self-Care 101: Facilitated Webinar

  • This facilitator-delivered course focuses on increasing mental health literacy through self-care for individuals.
  • Date: July 6 & 9, 2020
  • Time: 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

Self-Care 101: Self-Guided Webinar

  • This self-guided course focuses on increasing mental health literacy through self-care for individuals.
  • Date & Time: Continuous enrollment allows you to work through this course at times that are convenient for you and at your own pace.

UBC Recreation: Play & Learn from Home

  • A resource for parents looking for programming to help keep their kids active and busy throughout the day
  • Blog posts focused on working remotely with children
  • Live scheduled programs featuring: staying active, arts & crafts, science, enrichment and more!

Get Active Online with UBC Recreation

  • Instagram Live movement breaks twice a week
  • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Lots more!

30-day Online Mindfulness Challenge

  • Sessions start every Tuesday

Free webinars from UBC’s EFAP provider Morneau Shepell

Participate in Research

  • Take part in a UBC Research study on the emotional aspects of managing COVID-19.

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For inquiries regarding events and workshops, please contact Halina Deptuck, Workplace Wellbeing Associate, at efap.info@ubc.ca 

Looking for information about UBC’s on-demand mental health workshops and programs? Click here learn more about these programs or to request a workshop for your department.