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SDoH for Employee Wellbeing


Social determinants of health (SDOH) can affect a person’s (an employee’s) ability to perform well at work, influenced via factors such as income, education, and access to nutritious food.

In this presentation​ - Objectives:

  1. Understand the Impact of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) on Employee Performance:

    • Explore how factors such as income, education, and access to nutritious food influence employees' health, well-being, and productivity.

    • Discuss real-world examples and case studies that highlight the correlation between SDOH and workplace performance.

  2. Identify Strategies for Employers to Address SDOH in the Workplace:

    • Learn about effective approaches and interventions that employers can implement to support employees affected by various social determinants of health.

    • Develop actionable plans to integrate these strategies into existing workplace wellness programs to enhance employee well-being and productivity.

  3. Leverage Understanding of SDOH for Authentic Leadership and Organizational Success:

    • Understand the role of authentic and meaningful leadership in addressing SDOH and fostering a supportive work environment.

    • Discuss how prioritizing SDOH in wellness programs can lead to improved employee morale, reduced absenteeism, and positive impacts on the company's bottom line.

Leadership Competencies for a Wellness Culture


No matter how solid your organizational strategy is, the organization’s culture, as created and modeled by its leaders, is foundational for success.

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” Johnson & Johnson

In this presentation - Objectives:

  1. Develop Leadership Competencies to Foster a Culture of Wellness:

    • Equip leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to promote self-care, professional satisfaction, and growth within the organization.

    • Highlight the importance of leaders modeling behaviors that align with wellness values and demonstrate compassion for colleagues and themselves.

  2. Cultivate Trust and Enhance Organizational Culture:

    • Explore strategies for leaders to build and maintain trust among employees through transparent communication, empathy, and consistent support.

    • Discuss how trust-building behaviors contribute to a positive organizational culture and overall well-being.

  3. Implement and Sustain Wellness-Oriented Practices:

    • Identify practical actions and initiatives that leaders can take to integrate wellness values into daily work practices.

    • Develop a plan for ongoing evaluation and improvement of wellness programs, ensuring they effectively promote employee well-being and align with organizational goals.

Culturally Competent Wellness Programming



How Can Organizational Stakeholders Develop and Apply Multicultural Competency into Wellness Practices and into their Organizational Culture?

In this presentation - Objectives:

  1. Understand the Importance of Culturally Competent Wellness Programming:

    • Educate stakeholders and teams on the significance of cultural competence in wellness programs, highlighting how it impacts employee engagement and overall well-being.

    • Discuss the diverse cultural factors that influence health behaviors, attitudes, and perceptions within a multicultural workforce.

  2. Facilitate Inclusive Discussions Among Stakeholders:

    • Create a platform for wellness organization stakeholders and teams to share insights, experiences, and perspectives on cultural competence in wellness programming.

    • Encourage open dialogue to identify areas of improvement and opportunities for incorporating diverse cultural needs into wellness initiatives.

  3. Develop Multicultural Competency in Wellness Programming:

    • Outline specific steps wellness programmers should take to develop multicultural competency, including cultural awareness training, sensitivity workshops, and ongoing education.

    • Provide practical tools and resources to help wellness programmers design and implement programs that respect and address the cultural diversity of the workforce.

  4. Apply Multicultural Competency to Enhance Wellness Programs:

    • Guide participants through the process of applying multicultural competency to existing wellness programs, ensuring they are inclusive and effective for all cultural groups.

    • Develop action plans for continuous assessment and adaptation of wellness programs to meet the evolving cultural needs of employees, fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment.

Personal Stress Management & Resilience Building in the Workplace


Feeling overwhelmed in the face of stress is a natural response, but it doesn't have to define our experience. By challenging limiting beliefs, taking empowered action, and cultivating resilience, we can break free from our slavery to stress and embrace the day to be filled with hope and possibility. You are capable of overcoming whatever challenges life throws your way.

In this presentation - Objectives:

  1. Gain Insights into the Factors that Influence How Stress is Perceived and Interpreted

    1. Understand the physiological and psychological mechanisms of stress, including the fight-or-flight response and how individual differences in perception and interpretation can affect stress levels.

    2. Explore the role of personal beliefs, past experiences, and cognitive biases in shaping one's response to stress.

    3. Learn about common workplace stressors and how organizational culture, work environment, and interpersonal relationships can influence stress perception.

  2. Learn Practical Exercises and Techniques to Cultivate Present-Moment Awareness and Promote a Calmer Response to Stressors

    1. Discover the benefits of mindfulness and how it can help manage stress by keeping focus on the present moment.

    2. Practice mindfulness exercises such as deep breathing, body scanning, and mindful meditation to reduce reactivity and enhance emotional regulation.

    3. Explore additional techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, and journaling to foster a state of calm and improve overall mental well-being.

  3. Acquire Actionable Strategies for Building Resilience and Adapting to Stressors with Greater Flexibility and Effectiveness

    • Identify key components of resilience, including emotional intelligence, optimism, and the ability to reframe negative experiences.

    • Develop personalized resilience-building plans that include setting realistic goals, building a support network, and practicing self-care.

    • Learn adaptive coping strategies such as problem-solving, seeking social support, and engaging in activities that promote mental and physical health to enhance the ability to bounce back from adversity and thrive in the workplace.

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