Events and Workshops

Committed to developing and promoting healthy and sustainable workplaces.

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 July 8, 2020

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

COMING IN AUGUST!  Overcoming Burnout: 

  • This seminar allows participants to identify the symptoms of burnout and explore strategies for coping with and avoiding burnout.
  • Date: Pre-recorded webinar that will be available from August-October 2020.
  • Audience: Open to staff and faculty from UBC Vancouver and Okanagan
  • Registration: Opens August 1st! Keep an eye out on the Workplace Learning Environment Platform.

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

NEW! Money Talks: The Cash is flowing… is it going in the right direction? 

  • This facilitator-delivered course focuses on creating a money management system to help you reduce your unwanted costs and direct your money to what matters to you the  most.
  • Date: July 29, 2020
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

NEW! QPR Suicide Intervention Training (online facilitated training)

  • This facilitator-delivered webinar course teaches you to recognize suicide warning signs, 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.
  • Date: August 11, 2020
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

NEW! Money Talks: Debt Freedom

  • This facilitator-delivered course focuses on learning how to pay down your consumer debt and manage your money to live debt free!
  • Date: August 19, 2020
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

NEW! Positive Coping Strategies: Facilitated Webinar

  • This facilitator-delivered course will provide participants the opportunity to explore a variety of positive coping strategies through skill development and practice.
  • Date: August 6 & 20, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

NEW! Self-Care 101: Facilitated Webinar

  • This facilitator-delivered course focuses on increasing mental health literacy through self-care for individuals.
  • Date: August 6 & 20, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
  • Location: Zoom link provided through Canvas course

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.

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

30-day Online Mindfulness Challenge

  • Sessions start every Tuesday

Free webinars from UBC’s EFAP provider Morneau Shepell

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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.