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Marcie Hopkins, University of Utah Health
Wellness Champions Toolbox
The Resiliency Center's Wellness Champion Program is excited to offer a program filled with resources centered around managing stress, reducing burnout, and optimizing well-being.

he Resiliency Center's Wellness Champion Program provides well-being tools and expertise to empower individuals and teams to manage stress, reduce burnout, and optimize well-being together.

How to use the Toolbox

The Wellness Champions 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).

2021 Toolbox

This tool is designed for self-assessment of your group over time. It may help in setting priorities and monitoring progress over time. Feel free to add items to the list that are important to your group.

Download the Self-Assessment here.

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.

Learn how to Check-in (3 min) | Facilitator Quick Tips (pdf)

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.

Learn how to Emotion Coach (4 min) | Facilitator Quick Tips (pdf)

Self-compassion increases well-being and resilience to stress and trauma. It has also been linked to healthier behaviors (like more exercise and less substance use), greater motivation, confidence, and sense of personal responsibility. It also improves our pro-social or supportive relationship behaviors. In short, practicing self-compassion is essential for health care teams.

Learn how to Practice Self-compassion (4 min) | Facilitator Quick Tips (pdf)


Program Overview

Wellness Champions Program Description

Program Agendas & Slides

October 27, 2020 - Fall Wellness Champions Retreat Agenda 

February 9, 2021 - Spring Wellness Champions Retreat Agenda


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