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LeadWELL

Co-Sponsored by LeadUH and UH Wellness

Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. Through LeadWELL, students will learn the importance of self-care and balance as it relates to leadership. Topics such as time management, stress management, self-care and more will be explored. Development of these skills are crucial to a healthy life and organization.

By attending LeadWELL, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role that personal wellness and well-being play in leadership.
  • Learn the how topics like self-care and balance, healthy communication, time management can impact wellness.
  • Identify changes they may be able to make in their daily life to increase well-being.

To complete the LeadWell program, students must complete the 2 core courses, 2 elective courses, and a capstone reflection paper.

Co-Sponsored by LeadUH and UH Wellness

Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. Through LeadWELL, students will learn the importance of self-care and balance as it relates to leadership. Topics such as time management, stress management, self-care and more will be explored. Development of these skills are crucial to a healthy life and organization.

By participating in LeadWell, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role that personal wellness and well-being play in leadership.
  • Learn the how topics like self-care and balance, healthy communication, time management can impact wellness.
  • Identify changes they may be able to make in their daily life to increase well-being.

To complete the LeadWell program, students must complete the 2 core courses, 2 elective courses, and a capstone reflection paper.


LeadWell Sessions Spring 2019

Core Courses (required)

Click on the sessions below for additional details:

This workshop will introduce participants to the benefits of integrating self-care behaviors into daily life, particularly within the context of balancing various leadership roles and responsibilities. Specific learning topics will include stress-management, setting personal boundaries, coping with perfectionism, and practicing self-compassion. By participating in this workshop, students can expect to learn practical strategies for reducing stress and learning to lead with a greater sense of empathy, both for themselves and others. Facilitated by UH Wellness and CAPS.

Monday, March 4th
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Student Center South – Bayou City Room (Rm 219)

Thursday, April 11th
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Student Center North – Impact Room (Rm 113)

Participants of this workshop will explore the meaning of leadership within the multidimensional components of wellness. Students will learn the core principles of effective leadership, including development of interpersonal skills and the importance of personal well-being. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in group discussions and activities involving communication, conflict resolution, and appropriate use of assertive language. Facilitated by UH Wellness.

Wednesday, February 13th
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Student Center South - Bayou City Room (Rm 219)

Wednesday, March 27th
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Student Center South - Bayou City Room (Rm 219)

Electives

Click on the sessions below for additional details:

Participants of this workshop will explore the meaning of leadership within the multidimensional components of wellness. Students will learn the core principles of effective leadership, including development of interpersonal skills and the importance of personal well-being. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in group discussions and activities involving communication, conflict resolution, and appropriate use of assertive language. Facilitated by UH Wellness.

*This course qualifies for 2 electives. Pre-Registration is required.

Friday, March 1st
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom
Register HERE

Friday, May 10th
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom
Register HERE

All weekly meditation sessions will be held on Thursdays (dates listed below) from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm in the UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038); starting January 24th and ending May 9th (Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, Suite 1038)

  • January 24th
  • January 31
  • February 7th
  • February 14th
  • February 21st
  • February 28th
  • March 7th
  • March 21st
  • March 28th
  • April 4th
  • April 11th
  • April 18th
  • May 2nd
  • May 9th

Free seminars, workshops and trainings for the UH Community to learn about health and wellness topics that relate to the Nine Dimensions of Wellness.

Topic:
“Game On!! The Benefits of ‘Sportification’ and ‘Gamification’ to Physical Fitness and Wellness”

Event Date & Time:
Wednesday, January 30th
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038)

Description:
Physical activity works wonders for our overall wellness, and we know this through decades of rigorous research.  Despite this knowledge, people still don not meet the daily physical activity recommendations, from young children to older adults.  Dr. David Walsh, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, will discuss how this trend is getting worse and is likely to continue unless we change the way we offer and promote physical activity.

Topic:
“That’s Not Fair? How Fairness Shapes our Social Wellness”

Event Date & Time:
Wednesday, March 20th
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038)

Description:
Dr. Scott Savage, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies with the Department of Sociology, considers how fairness affects and is affected by one’s social relationships. By reviewing his ongoing research, he will alert listeners to how interactions shape fairness perceptions as well as to how fairness perceptions and identities drive such important outcomes as group formation and social inequality.

Topic:
“Low Carbon Cities and Health”

Event Date & Time:
Tuesday, April 16th
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Student Center - TBD

Description:
Community health and greenhouse gas (GHG) are two super-indicators for sustainability. Communities that are setting aggressive targets are leading the way in terms of developing and managing sustainable healthy cities. Dr. race will discuss some of the common and emerging metrics for low carbon and healthy communities.

CAPS presents Food for Thought Workshops during the academic year. All workshops take place in Student Service Center 1 (4365 Cougar Village Drive), Room 302G from 12:00 – 1:00pm. Follow the red signs to the red door.

  • 2/6/19 Beating the Blues
  • 2/13/19 Adulting 101: Finding Balance in College
  • 2/20/19 Healthy Relationships
  • 2/27/19 Coping With Mid-Semester Stress and Anxiety
  • 3/6/19 Stinking Thinking: Challenging Cognitive Distortions
  • 3/20/19 Beating the Blues
  • 3/27/19 It’s All the Rage: Managing Anger
  • 4/3/19 Bouncing Back: Managing Setbacks
  • 4/10/19 Healthy Relationships
  • 4/17/19 Stinking Thinking: Challenging Cognitive Distortions
  • 4/24/19 How to Relax Before Finals

QPR Suicide Prevention Training requires advance registration. Please sign up for one of the available dates listed below by sending an email to tabdulra@central.uh.edu. All QPR sessions will take place at the Student Services Center 1 unless otherwise indicated. Specific room number will be indicated when we confirm your registration.

  • Tuesday, January 15, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, January 17, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 22, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, January 24, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 29, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, January 31, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 5, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, February 7, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 12, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, February 14, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, February 21, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 26, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, February 28, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 5, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, March 7, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 19, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, March 21, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, March 28, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 2, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 4, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 16, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 18, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 23, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 25, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 30, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, May 2, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 7, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, May 9, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Reflection

Upon completion of the course requirements, participants will be required to complete a capstone reflection paper that will be reviewed by UH Wellness. This will provide each participant the opportunity to reflect on what they have learned in LeadWELL, and what changes they can make in their daily lives to enhance their well-being. To complete this last part of the curriculum, contact Dr. Patrick Lukingbeal, Director of UH Wellness. From there, the prompt will be given to each student.

Reflection

Upon completion of the course requirements, participants will be required to complete a capstone reflection paper that will be reviewed by UH Wellness. This will provide each participant the opportunity to reflect on what they have learned in LeadWELL, and what changes they can make in their daily lives to enhance their well-being. To complete this last part of the curriculum, contact Dr. Patrick Lukingbeal, Director of UH Wellness. From there, the prompt will be given to each student.