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Dancing with change: Finding your rhythm in life’s ever-changing beat (Staff/Faculty only)

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Change is inevitable, uncomfortable and challenging. However, many forget that change also brings about choices, opportunity, and control. That is why learning how to manage change for ourselves and others is so important.  

 In this workshop, we will explore the impact of change on us from a physical and psychological perspective. We will focus on managing change, uncovering a constant, and assessing control. This workshop will also provide the tools and tips needed for leaders and individuals to foster an environment that is adaptable to change, which helps everyone move forward.  

 Key takeaways:  

  • Understand the challenges of change 
  • Explore the different stages of change 
  • Examine the symptoms we experience during change  
  • Identify ways to cope with change 

 Key tools/resources: 

  • Self-awareness 
  • Implementing ways to create adaptability 
  • Coping strategies  
  • Reflection questions 

Location: Zoom. 

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 

Time: 10–11 am PST 

Audience: All faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver and Okanagan are welcome to attend.  

Important notes: 

  • The session will not be recorded, but the slides will be shared. 
  • Participation will be via Zoom chat. There will not be breakout rooms. 
  • Closed captioning can be enabled. 

If you have questions or accommodation requests, please email Lauren Lee at lauren.lee@ubc.ca  

About your facilitator:  

Jhanelle Peters (she/her) is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a professional member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists (OSRP).  

 Jhanelle serves as the Sports Psychology Coordinator for the Athletics Department of Pepperdine University, the Clinical Director of Jhanelle Peters Psychotherapy, a private practice based in Toronto, Ontario, and the former Mental Health Clinician for the Toronto Raptors.  

 Jhanelle is passionate about promoting mental wellness amongst diverse audiences, including corporate organizations, educational institutions, and community groups. Jhanelle’s unique ability to connect with people from all walks of life captivates audiences, and motivates participants to take charge of their well-being.