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Well@Work

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Well@Work presents podcasts on health and wellness at work as health and behavioral health professionals deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children as they present strategies that cover a variety of topics to build resilience and emotional well-being to assist and empower workers and supervisors to stay well at work. These podcasts are provided through a grant from SAMHSA to the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children.A video presentation of the podcast can be found at our website. https://www.uky.edu/ctac/wellatwork

Location:

United States

Description:

Well@Work presents podcasts on health and wellness at work as health and behavioral health professionals deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children as they present strategies that cover a variety of topics to build resilience and emotional well-being to assist and empower workers and supervisors to stay well at work. These podcasts are provided through a grant from SAMHSA to the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children.A video presentation of the podcast can be found at our website. https://www.uky.edu/ctac/wellatwork

Twitter:

@uk_ctac

Language:

English


Episodes
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S3E5: Leadership Practices to Boost Employee Retention

5/1/2023
Emily Smith shares strategies leaders and supervisors can use to build a healthier work environment and boost employee retention. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:37 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:37

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S3E4 Positive Coping to Decrease Moral Distress

4/3/2023
Emily Smith shares skills that can increase positive coping, well-being, and resilience to help mitigate the impact of moral distress. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:59 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:58

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Increasing Psychological Safety in the Workplace

3/6/2023
Emily Smith shares some ways to improve psychological safety in your work environment. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:58 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:58

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S3E2 Promoting Safety in the Workplace

2/3/2023
Emily Smith shares strategies to help workers reduce the risk of experiencing workplace violence to enable them to provide care without fear of violence or injury. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 5:29 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:05:29

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Angustia Moral

1/18/2023
Adriana Molina nos ayuda a comprender qué es la angustia moral y cómo puede surgir a lo largo de la carrera, especialmente en momentos de estrés elevado como la pandemia de COVID-19. Se discuten los síntomas de la angustia moral, así como consejos para manejar la angustia moral en caso de que ocurra. Este podcast se proporciona a través de una subvención del Departamento de Salud del Comportamiento, Discapacidades Intelectuales y del Desarrollo al Centro de Trauma y Niños; 11:24 minutes. Description: Adriana Molina helps us understand what moral distress is and how it can arise throughout one’s career, especially during times of elevated stress like the COVID-19 pandemic. Symptoms of moral distress are discussed, as well as tips for managing moral distress should it occur. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to the Center for Trauma and Children; 11:24 minutes.

Duration:00:11:24

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Working in the Midst of Workforce Shortages

1/4/2023
Emily Smith shares strategies to reduce the stress of working when many workplaces are undergoing staffing shortages. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:43 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:12

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S2E30: Post Traumatic Growth

5/31/2022
Alex Clark discusses post traumatic growth and shares ways that experiences from the COVID pandemic can help us grow, moving from struggle to strength. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 4:54 minutes. Alex Clark, MA, MDiv, LMFT is the Project Coordinator of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Innovations and Solutions Center and a clinician at the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:04:53

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Using Co-Regulation to Help Young Children Cope with COVID Stress

5/25/2022
Emily Smith explains how caregivers can use co-regulation to help young children develop healthy coping skills as they learn to regulate their emotions. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 8:05 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:08:05

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Tame That Stress: Enhancing Family Coping

5/23/2022
Emily Smith offers tips to help families tame stress and develop healthy habits that can boost well-being. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:07 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:07

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How Not to Lose Faith

5/18/2022
Emily Smith offers some strategies to regain and rebuild faith in others and yourself as you begin to recover from the ongoing impact of the COVID pandemic. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 7:38 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:07:38

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Reset and Rediscover Your Passion for Your Work

5/16/2022
Emily Smith shares some ways to mitigate the impact of the stress of recent years and help health care and behavioral health workers feel re-inspired to do their work. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 6:38 minutes. Emily Smith, MPH is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:06:38

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Using Poetry to Cultivate Perspective

5/9/2022
Andrea Helton shares ways that the written word, especially poetry, can change perspective during challenging times. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 8:56 minutes. Andrea Helton, MSAOM, L.Ac., is an Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Clinician at the University of Louisville Trager Institute.

Duration:00:08:56

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COVID Discriminates, Healthcare Doesn't Have To

5/4/2022
Emily Smith discusses t how health care workers can help close the health gap that allowed COVID to impact some communities more than others. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 7:23 minutes. Emily Smith, BS is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:07:23

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Helping Children Manage Their Grief Over COVID Losses

5/2/2022
Dr Stephanie Gusler discusses how health care providers can support children in COVID related grief and loss. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 8:47 minutes. Dr Gusler is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:08:46

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Mental Focusing During Times of Stress

4/25/2022
Dr. Jessica Eslinger shares a technique called SOS and explains how mental focusing can help us cope in times of stress. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 5:20 minutes. Dr. Eslinger is an assistant professor and a clinician at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:05:20

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Helping Women Stay Well@Work

4/20/2022
Emily Smith shares some strategies to regain a sense of control to reduce the impact of the stress that comes from balancing work and home life This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 7:51 minutes. Emily Smith, BS is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:07:51

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Managing Uncertainty

4/18/2022
Emily Smith discusses how uncertainty can impact your well-being and offers tips to help you regain a feeling of control when uncertainty feels like the only constant. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 5:48 minutes. Emily Smith, BS is the Coordinator for the Well@Work Project at the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children.

Duration:00:05:48

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Healthy Family Conversations, Helping Extended Families Survive and Thrive During COVID

4/11/2022
Emily Smith shares some ways to meet the needs of extended families thrive in households that may vary widely in ages and stages. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to the Center on Trauma and Children; 7:38 minutes.

Duration:00:07:40

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How to Take Care of Ourselves in an Era of Misinformation and Confusion

4/4/2022
Dr. Scott LaJoie helps us make sense of the challenges of medical misinformation and confusion in the decision making process to reduce moral distress for health care providers. This podcast is provided through grants from SAMHSA to the UK Center on Trauma and Children and the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities; 6:53 minutes. Dr. LaJoie is a behavioral scientist and professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Louisville.

Duration:00:06:53

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Redes de Colegas Saludables

4/4/2022
Adriana Molina comparte con nosotros cómo tener una red de pares saludable puede ayudar a controlar los síntomas del estrés traumático secundario, y ofrece consejos sobre cómo desarrollar una red de pares efectiva. Este podcast se proporciona a través de una subvención del Departamento de Salud del Comportamiento, Discapacidades Intelectuales y del Desarrollo al Centro de Trauma y Niños; 10:24 minutos. Adriana Molina shares with us about how having a healthy peer network can help manage symptoms of secondary traumatic stress, and offers tips for how to develop an effective peer network. This podcast is provided through a grant from the Department of Behavioral Health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to the Center for Trauma and Children; 10:24 minutes.

Duration:00:10:24