How is your wellbeing? During the past few years, higher education has experienced significant challenges, with retirements, career shifts, smaller pools of candidates, and individuals experiencing burnout. How can we take a proactive, balanced approach to our wellbeing? Join us for a session focused on simple, effective strategies to enhance your wellbeing. Using Martin Seligman’s PERMA model, participants will explore five variables leading to enhanced wellbeing: positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning and achievement. Through reflection and discussion, participants will discover approaches they can utilize everyday to build a foundation of wellbeing.
- Develop understanding of the concept of wellbeing.
- Understand the five components of the PERMA Model: Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Achievement.
- Practice strategies for each component of the PERMA model to enhance your emotional wellbeing.
- Be able to incorporate various wellbeing strategies into your regular routine.
- Workforce Competencies: Communication, Interpersonal Skills
- Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Emotional Intelligence, Team Leadership, Trust, Talent Management, Relationships
Dr. Therese Lask
Dr. Therese Lask has held a variety of leadership positions in higher education throughout her 30-year career. Her experience ranges from working in private, public and community college with roles in Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Development, and Operations. From a variety of roles and experiences, Therese has followed her purpose of helping individuals to grow and develop.
In her previous role at Colorado State University, Therese developed and facilitated leadership development classes for faculty and staff. In this role she helps individuals and teams learn a variety of theories and approaches to leadership. In addition to coaching and facilitating workshops and classes, Therese prepares custom sessions for teams on the topics of change, strategic planning, and team effectiveness for all departments on campus.
In her current role, as owner/facilitator for the Athena Institute, Therese focusses on helping organizations strengthen their culture through a focus on supervisor and team development.