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9:00 a.m. - Creating Civility: The Three A's - Awareness, Authentic Conversations and Accountability
Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence
Incivility and bullying have escalated to unprecedented levels in our workplace and society causing profound costs to individual and organizational health and resiliency. According to Bob Waller, former Board Chair for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, “Everything starts with civility. Unless we take action to protect and nurture civility, none of the other necessary changes will take root.” Unfortunately, many leaders do not have the tools or skills to turn this around and create a civil environment. During this highly interactive session, Deb will explain the cost of incivility in order to grow leader awareness, ability to hold authentic conversations and build accountability for civility. Participants will practice using several tools essential for creating civility in their personal and professional lives.
Ms. Deb Center is the Education Program Director and Project Director at the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence.
12:45 p.m. - Working off Stress: Inspiring Healthy Coping Skills through Authentic Practice
Colorado School of Public Health
Workplace stress is often cited as the number one factor affecting employee well-being. From culture change to individual tactics, there are many strategies for addressing this issue. However, there are two things that we know for sure; doing something is better than nothing, and doing nothing will perpetuate how employees are feeling — hopeless. Through effective modeling, leaders empower individuals to take action towards managing stress. During this interactive workshop, we will practice simple, healthy coping skills and increase individual awareness of leadership impact on employees’ stress.
Mr. Joshua Scott is Director of Continuing Education for the Center for Health, Work and Environment; Director of Education for Health Links Colorado, and an instructor in the Colorado School of Public Health for the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.
2:00 p.m. - Peacemaking and Communicating Ethically
City of Denver
How has your constructed personal identity changed through time as a result of your family background, culture, life experiences, professional responsibilities, and age? Darius tells his story of self-determination through his Navajo and African-American experience and how he facilitates resolution of civil rights discrimination complaints by utilizing the Indigenous form of “Peacemaking”. Darius draws from deep cultural connections – making sense of cultural intersections and how that plays out in social, economic, professional and systems areas. He’ll share his common sense interview techniques of how he uses motivational interviewing when working with the community and how ethical communication is the key to true dialogue. Darius makes these methods relevant to enable public health workers to “dialog across differences in order to take it to the workplace and the community.”
Mr. Darius Smith is the Director of the Anti-Discrimination Office at the City of Denver.