UCI Human Resources and Mind Gym Webinar Sessions

Mind Gym is the content partner for UCI HR’s upcoming Leadership Development Program for Supervisors and Managers. They are a global provider of organizational improvement solutions using the latest psychology and behavioral science to transform how people think, feel and behave. Their solutions and methodologies improve the performance of organizations like Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, and Starbucks and the lives of people who work in them.

Human Resources invites both UCI leaders and teams to join Mind Gym for Webinars to help address and support current work environments.

Recorded Webinars

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How Coronavirus is Transforming Work and What You Can Do About It
The Coronavirus has created a situation that is unpredictable, uncertain and feels uncontrollable. As it spreads across the globe, people are anxious about the impact on themselves, their loved ones and their teams. Team members are working from home but find it hard to stay connected. Team leaders want to reassure their teams and maintain productivity despite anxiety and disconnection.Unfortunately, this combination of distance and worry erodes trust, innovation, and productivity. However, when you get it right, research shows that working virtually can drive productivity improvements of up to 43%.
Watch this short webinar where Mind Gym experts reveal strategies for:
  • Maintaining productive habits when working from home
  • Keeping your team connected when working at a distance
  • Providing confidence to team members during uncertainty
  • Changing behaviors to increase safety for yourself and those around you

Making Virtual Work
As a result of Coronavirus, we’ve all heard the basic advice about setting up your virtual working routine. But what’s more important is having the skills required to virtually show up and engage your colleagues. The secret sauce behind this is a simple framework of the skills and behaviors that are needed to be at our virtual best.
In this short webinar, Mind Gym’s experts reveal tips for how to:
  • Show up in a way that creates positive energy and focus
  • Create clarity when others are confused
  • Keep everyone engaged and make every second count
  • Create conversations that lead to action and enthusiasm
  • Scale these skills across your organization

UCI HR Wellness and Faculty and Staff Support Services: Mental Health First Aid Webinar

Mental Health First Aid is an course provided by The National Council for Behavioral Health that gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it builds mental health literacy, helping the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness.

HR Wellness and Faculty and Staff Support Services invites all UCI community members to join the National Council for Behavioral Health for a special COVID-19 specific Mental Health First Aid Webinar to help address and support current work environments.

Resourceful, Resilient and Remote Employees: Mental Health First Aid in the New Work Environment - Recording Available Soon
Thursday, April 16
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Changes to workflow and work environments can be disruptive and stressful. Please join us for a special learning opportunity exploring the principles and practice of Mental Health First Aid in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat feelings of loneliness, isolation and anxiety that may emerge, we will discuss tools and best practices from Mental Health First Aid as we honor recommendations for physical distancing. This session will share information on best practices and guidance on how to support each other and ourselves during this crisis. We will host discussion on areas of most pressing concern, with a focus on the impact of trauma, the importance of team engagement, and self-care and mindfulness as we all cope with these challenges.
Learning Objectives:
  • Demonstrate how the MHFA Action Plan can be used in your current work environment.
  • Explore how leading mental health ambassadors are implementing support strategies into their corporate environments.
  • Identify four signs of stress in the remote work environment and how to apply self-care strategies to build resilience.
  • Incorporate team-building and effective support techniques while working from home.
  • Review new recommended MHFA resources.