Working While Heartbroken: Supporting Coworkers in Grief | Sessions

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Working While Heartbroken: Supporting Coworkers in Grief
In-Person and Virtual Monday 06/24/2024 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
This session empowers people leaders and individual contributors alike to increase retention and support of employees who are experiencing grief - which is impacting much more of the workforce than is visible, thereby creating a company culture where people are able to thrive after their hardest moments. 

Seating Instructions: Seating is first-come, first-served. Reserved seating options are available for accessibility and accommodations. For detailed accessibility information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

All too often, we deeply want to be supportive to our coworkers who we know are experiencing grief, but we don't know how. In this session, Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator Holly O'Hern, gives individuals specific ways and options to be supportive - to others and to themselves - while drawing on real life experiences and moments of transformation.

Learning Objectives: Learn about hidden types of grief and the many impacts of grief in the workplace.Learn common mistakes well-meaning people accidentally make that are not supportive to people who are grieving.Learn ways and options to support others who are grieving in lasting ways.Learn how grief-sensitive workplace cultures create inclusion and retention for more of their employees and make an impact.

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Live Streaming and Recording: Unless marked 'in person only,' all sessions are live-streamed on the app or web format and available for replay 30 days after the event.

Acknowledgment of Technical Issues: While rare, technical issues may occur during sessions. We appreciate your patience as we quickly address them.

Accessibility & Accommodations Information: For detailed accessibility & accommodations information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

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Holly O'Hern, Owner & Facilitator,
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