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Marcie Hopkins, University of Utah Health
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.

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 (

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.

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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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Cite this content: Resiliency Center, “Team Huddle Toolbox”, Accelerate University of Utah Health curriculum, . Available at:

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