Structure of Leadership Support

The who, what, where, when, why and how case for a wellness program.

Committee of Wellness

Steps and resources for creating or maintaining a wellness committee.

Health Assessments

Tools for marking baseline and benchmarking change as well as educating employees about their own health.

Outline of Plan and Action

Strategic planning of initiatives.

Operation of Plan and Action

Turning your plans into actions.

Learning and Progressing

Assessing initiatives, programs and activities to evaluate their impact and communicating the results.

Other Resources

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Learning and Progressing

At this point you’ve made it through a program—congratulations! This is a major accomplishment and you should be proud, but the work is not over yet—it’s time to close the loop and evaluate your program. Take the time to assess and evaluate your planning, committee or execution—you’ll be so happy you did as planning for your next initiative is likely just around the corner! Find a number of examples, guides and even a rubric here that will guide you in your quest for success.

Healthy School Policy Toolkit

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If you’re looking to create, improve or maintain your healthy school community, this toolkit’s for you! It contains multiple resources—which can be used alone or in combination—to guide you in the development of best practice policies and procedures supporting a healthy school community.

Workplace Financial Literacy

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Do you and your team have money on the mind—and not in a fun, singing your favourite lyric sort of way? Fortunately, with this assortment of free programs and resources from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, you can help your colleagues manage a major source of stress by encouraging, sharing and integrating financial wellness tools and practices into your workplace.

Ever Active Schools - Staff Wellness Success Stories

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Get inspired with success stories from school staff wellness programs across Alberta. And don’t worry, they’re not tongue twisters like that last sentence.

Guarding Minds @ Work: A Workplace Guide to Psychological Health and Safety

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Use this guide to protect and promote psychological health and safety in the workplace by assessing and addressing the 13 psychosocial factors known to have a significant impact on organizational health, the health of individual employees and finances.

Steps for Building Healthy School Communities

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Similar to the Sandbox’s SCHOOL model, Alberta Health Services offers this six-step process for creating and fostering a healthy school community. If you’re looking for answers to your wellness initiative questions, be sure to check out this website.

Communities ChooseWell: Online Toolkit

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Whether you’re new to the wellness game or a seasoned vet, you’ll be able to flex your wellness champion muscles with this toolkit from Communities ChooseWell. Find helpful tips and resources for whatever stage you’re at with your wellness initiative.

 

ASEBP Professional Learning Support

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Are you looking for ways to support your district's workplace wellness needs through professional learning opportunities? Contact ASEBP Health Promotion Services and connect with a workplace wellness liaison to discuss a strategy that best meets your needs. 

Mental Health Online Resources for Educators (MORE) Brochure

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Alberta Health Services’ Healthy Minds Healthy Children program has lots of great resources for professionals working with children and adolescents, and the best news is they’re free! This brochure contains a list of learning modules that cover a variety of topics related to mental health and wellness for children of all ages.

ASEBP Health Profile Report

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Get to know your school district with a custom ASEBP Health Profile Report. This report provides information specific to your district on the prevalence of four common conditions: depression, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Upon request from district leadership, they can be used to inform your district wellness priorities.
Note: The link provided is a sample. For a customized report, please contact ASEBP Health Promotion Services.

ASEBP Self-Directed Wellness Guide Brochure

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Let our Self-Directed Wellness Guide lead you on your journey to developing a wellness program. To request an orientation to this step-by-step resource and workbook, please contact ASEBP Health Promotion Services.

Building Stronger Teams: Supporting Effective Team Leaders

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A strong team starts with a strong leader. Learn how to bring out the best in yourself and your team by using these activities to successfully navigate through both the challenges and successes that may come your way. Whether you’re sailing the seas of self-awareness or manoeuvring your way through the canals of communication, you can make the sure that your (relation)ship is properly equipped on your journey to resilience.

Happy Employees, Happy Workplace

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The dog is barking, the kids are fighting and you're attempting to respond to work emails while running around trying to find your left shoe. Sound familiar? Give yourself and your coworkers a hand by using this week-by-week guide as the inspiration for your next workplace wellness initiative! Find tips on healthy lifestyles, mental health awareness, eating well and corporate social responsibility all inspired by October’s Healthy Workplace Month.

Favoriser la santé de l'organisation

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Pour célébrer le mois du bienêtre en milieu de travail en octobre, ceci est un guide hebdomadaire pour promouvoir la santé et le bienêtre des employés.

Local Action: Creating Health Promoting Schools

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Act local and see world-wide involvement thanks to this World Health Organization document. Use these worksheets to identify health issues in your school and community and the steps to take towards improvement, planning and implementing health initiatives.

Moving Ahead: Workplace Interventions to Reduce Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour

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This is big news you shouldn’t take a seat for. This publication from the Canadian Alliance of Sustainable Health Care provides employers with examples of organizational approaches and programs for how to effectively promote physical activity and reduce sedentary habits in the workplace.

Alberta Blue Cross: Workplace Wellness Online

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This site is an excellent starting point for Alberta employers of any size looking to take steps toward workplace wellness promotion. Check out their handy toolkits, tools and tips covering the full scope of workplace wellness.

Alberta Health Services Healthy Schools Rubric

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If anyone was to know anything about rubrics, it would be those in the education system. Use this rubric worksheet as a basis to evaluate your wellness program’s progress and determine which aspects of the program require improvement or focus.

Pan-Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health

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This has everything you need all in one place. With just one click you’ll find mental health resources, regional health data, the concepts and framework behind the notion of Comprehensive School Health and so much more.

Physical Activity at Work

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Get working on your health at work! This collection of resources describes the health and productivity benefits of integrating physical activity in the workplace and ideas and steps for implementing changes.

Not Myself Today

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You may not be yourself today, but you’re not alone. The Not Myself Today campaign helps organizations achieve a better understanding of one’s own mental health, reduction in mental health stigma and a safe, open and supportive work environment. Participating organizations receive support, tools and resources to educate and engage all employees around this very important issue.

4STAR Food Environment

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For star—ters (see what I did there?), why wouldn’t you get in on a program that leads to healthier staff, reduced cost, improved organizational performance and let’s not forget, is easy! Designed to promote staff-led, healthy eating in the workplace, the 4STAR website provides employers with a toolkit to empower staff in their journey towards healthy eating.

Workplace Wellness Programs Study

Report or Publication

Get the inside scoop on the benefits, impact, role of financial incentives, and key facilitators of workplace wellness programs with this study.

ASEBP Self-Directed Wellness Guide Wellness Program Evaluation

Worksheet or Template

Find out what’s working and what’s not by using this ASEBP template for your annual Wellness Program evaluation survey. Feel free to leave the template as is or make it work for you by customizing it to meet your needs.

CDC's Writing Good Goals and SMART Objectives Tutorials

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Smart goals are good goals. Thanks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tool you can learn the criteria for writing a goal that’s concrete, achievable and most of all, SMART.

Je ne me reconnais pas

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La campagne Je ne me reconnais pas aide les entreprises et les organismes à atteindre plusieurs buts dont avoir une meilleure compréhension de sa propre santé mentale, réduire la stigmatisation et favoriser des milieux de travail sûrs, ouverts et favorables. En participant à la campagne, les entreprises et les organismes reçoivent du soutien, des outils et des ressources pour informer et mobiliser tous leurs employés par rapport à cet important enjeu.

Protégeons la santé mentale au travail

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Un ensemble exhaustif de ressources uniques et gratuites, conçues pour protéger et promouvoir la santé et la sécurité psychologique en milieu de travail.

L'activité physique à l'ouvrage

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Améliorez votre lieu de travail en incorporant l'activité physique à la journée de travail.

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