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Marcie Hopkins, University of Utah Health
resilience
Team Huddle Toolbox
The U of U Health Resiliency Center shares a growing list of resources you and your team can use to continue building resilience together.
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he Team Huddle Toolbox is one way teams can build resilience together. This growing list of resources includes step-by-step instructions for leading well-being activities, as well as visual reminders to help decompress at the end of a long shift.

How to use the Toolbox

The Team Huddle Toolbox includes links to step-by-step instructions for leading well-being activities with your team.

  1. Click: on a topic below and try it out with your team
  2. Customize: If it helps, think of the tools like a recipe; we’ve provided the ingredients, you can pick the activity that best suits your team needs.
  3. Contact us: We know this is harder than it looks. We are here to help answer questions, facilitate a practice with your team, or shadow and give feedback as you lead (resiliencycenter@hsc.utah.edu).

How We Keep Going

This quick self-assessment shares action items for self- and team-care. Remember, it’s okay to be at any stage of the continuum. This is about self-awareness, getting needs met, preventing symptoms from worsening and engaging in practical ways to bounce back.

Read the article Download the Assessment (1-page)

Using prompts to check-in during meetings, team huddles, hand-offs, etc. is a simple way to help each other reconnect to purpose, be more present and focused, connect to each other, and be more engaged at work. Checking-in also creates time and space to process events and experiences in a helpful, adaptive way.

Read the article | Download the Quick Tips (1-page)

Emotion coaching is a skill that can help validate a person’s experience—but it takes practice. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to use this important skill with patients, co-workers, family members and friends.

Read the articleDownload the Quick Tips (2 pages)

Feeling Stressed? Try the STOP practice right now. This simple breathing practice can help quickly calm your nerves.

S — Stop and pause
T — Take a deep breath
O — Observe
 your body, thoughts, feelings, emotions, and physical sensations
P — Proceed with more awareness of your needs

Article and audio practice | Download the poster (1 page)

It’s hard to decompress at the end of a long shift. Here are five tips for making the transition from workplace to home.

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Resources

Cite this content: Resiliency Center, “Team Huddle Toolbox”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, . Available at: http://accelerate.uofuhealth.utah.edu/explore/team-huddle-toolbox

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