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Effective Friday, November 27th:

  • New guidance for performance and gaming venues, indoor public events, licensed establishments
  • Restrictions on team/group sports
  • Mandatory masking expansion

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Webinars and Workshops

The Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership and Mental Health and Addiction Services teams are offering a series of webinars and workshops on a variety of topics. These 30-minute webinars will provide simple, practical information and insights to help you effectively lead self and support others.

While we all look for some time to enjoy Saskatchewan in the summer, these recorded webinars provide you with quick hitting learning and reflection opportunities to help you effectively lead self, engage others and achieve the results that matter most.

 

Additional Resources

Along with the webinars, additional resources have been developed to support your learning and application related to the various topics.

  • 1-Page Summary: Provides summary highlights of the webinar topic and a few key takeaways for individuals to help you to continue to lead self and engage others.
  • 1-Minute Resilience Boost: A more condensed version of content, Resilience Boosts are designed to provide quick hitting learning and reflection that can be shared (in-person or virtually) at huddles, via walls or whenever a team is coming together.
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1. Mental Health and Well-Being

Finding Hope during Change and Loss

Over the last few months we have experienced change in our lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The "Finding Hope during Change and Loss" webinar will provide you the opportunity to acknowledge loss, and help you find hope as we move through these changing times.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Healthy Communication

Communication is an important part of any relationship. The "Healthy Communication" webinar will provide participants with ideas, skills and resources to overcome challenges in communication. It will introduce you to three types of communication styles and include secrets to healthy communication.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Healthy Sleep Habits

Sleep is necessary for good physical and mental well-being. The sleep webinar will offer you the opportunity to learn about healthy sleep habits to improve sleep.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present, aware of where you are and what you're doing, and not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what's going on around you. The Mindfulness webinar will offer you the opportunity to develop this skill.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Panic – What You Need to Know

This webinar will provide basic information and coping strategies related to anxiety attacks, panic attacks and panic disorder. Self-regulation strategies will include the use of breathing and progressive muscle relaxation with opportunities to practice.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Resilience – Understanding Self and Others

Together we'll explore what is meant by resilience, be introduced to how we can each grow in our capacity, and what it means to support others in their resilience.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Self-Regulation: Settling the Discomfort Within

Together we will explore what is meant by self-regulation, the neuroscience behind discomfort and why our body experiences discomfort connected to difficult emotions and experiences. We will also discuss the benefits of self-regulation and walk you through a settling exercise.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Stress

This webinar will explore what stress is, how to identify it, and begin to explore what managing stress can look like.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Stress Management Workshop

The Stress Management Workshop will train your brain to connect with resources when you're stressed. This interactive and practical workshop will focus on the use of strategies to manage stress well, and teach you how to apply these resources to areas you are currently struggling with.

The Stress Management Workshop is a 2-hour Webex Event so please plan accordingly.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Take Action – Improve your Mood

This webinar will teach you behavioural strategies to experience the benefits of taking action to improve your mood. A review of goal setting will assist you in taking actions that will help you effectively care for yourself and others.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Thinking and Emotion – The Connection between Thoughts and Feelings

This webinar will explain the link between the two while considering the function of our automatic thoughts. You will learn practical tools to identify thinking traps and how to challenge your thoughts in order to change your mood.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Understanding Depression: Information & Strategies to Help you Cope

It's common, when people experience a lot of stress through a crisis, that months into it they begin to feel quite low. This webinar will address how to manage a low mood, as well as consider how to know when it is time to seek professional help.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Understanding our Brain – Shifts from Panic to Reasoning

This webinar will help participants understand what is happening in our brains when we are feeling panicked. A practical tool for using questions to shift our mindset will be explored as a way to move from the feeling of panic and back toward reasoning.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Your Brain in Crisis – Effective Coping Strategies

Our brains have an automatic response during crisis that can get in our way of rational problem solving. The good news is that there are coping strategies to help us return to balance.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

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2. Leadership Behaviours and Practices

Effective Communication in Times of Crisis

This webinar will explore the role of communication in times of crisis. Effective communication with your team members is critical in ensuring their physical and psychological safety.

Target Audience - Leaders and Direct Reports

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Engaging in Difficult Conversations - The Path to Conflict Resolution

This webinar will focus on three important areas for our energy when preparing to engage in difficult conversations: Self, Other and Us.

Target Audience - All Employees

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Leading Virtual Teams

Target Audience - Leaders and Direct Reports

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Leading a team that is no longer physically in front of you each day possesses unique challenges. Join this webinar to gain insights and practical habits you can apply that will help you be an effective virtual leader.

Nurturing Team Development: Building Relationships to Unlock Productivity

Target Audience - Leaders and Direct Reports

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Nurturing Task, Process and Relationship are 3 distinct pillars all requiring attention for optimizing team experience and performance. Being intentional toward building our relationships and re-agreeing on our team processes can support us in achieving what we're after.

Nurturing Team Development: Engagement & Effectiveness in Meetings

Target Audience - Leaders and Direct Reports

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Team processes to facilitate decision making, promote healthy conflict, and create engagement and collaboration are essential for thriving in times of chaos. Carefully designing the structure and activities when your team comes together to foster communication and collaboration can optimize time management and achieve results effectively.

The Self-Aware Leader – What gets modeled, gets followed

Target Audience - Leaders and Direct Reports

Host - Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership

Successful leaders are self-aware and seek out opportunities for growth. Guided by values that reflect integrity, they focus on inspiring their teams, while building and maintaining quality relationships.

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