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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Other Resources

Looking for a health and wellness resource that doesn’t fit snugly into any of the SCHOOL formula categories? You’ve landed in the right place.

ASEBP and You: A Partnership in Wellness

Report or Publication

ASEBP has a team of workplace wellness consultants that want to help YOU on your workplace wellness journey—check out this resource to read all about who they are, what they do and how they do it. Oh, and how to get in touch with them, of course!

School Employee Wellness Resources During COVID-19

Report or Publication

The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted all of us, requiring us to make changes to how we work, live and play. In an effort to support your health and well-being throughout this pandemic, we’ve compiled a list of resources for you, all aligned with the eight Dimensions of Wellness. This list is designed to help you find and access the support you might need as we navigate these complicated times together.

ASEBP It Takes a Village

Website

You’ve likely heard the adage ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. But these days, you may need to lean on your ‘village’ of support and caring to help you navigate life’s ups and downs. Visit asebp.ca/mentalhealth for ASEBP benefit information and community mental health supports. Watch the video and download the posters (below) to share in your workplace or school.

Vision and Mission Template

Worksheet or Template

Use this helpful template to help your committee draft its vision and mission, as you get started on the path of developing a structure for school division workplace wellness.

Developing and Sustaining Workplace Wellness in a School Division

Worksheet or Template

Are you planning a workplace wellness initiative? You've come to the right place! Start off by looking at this guide to building sustainability into your employee wellness plans. This resource also includes how to structure your workplace wellness initiative at the school or division level, planning tips, and examples for how to create a committee terms of reference and write a wellness champion role description.

Wellness Activity Series

Worksheet or Template

We know that you're busy, so we've made it easy!

With our 10-minute wellness activities, you can grow and strengthen your own (or your team's) wellness acumen and dabble in an assortment of activities that flex the different aspects of health. 

COVID-19 Back to School: Considerations and tips for parents and caregivers

Article

With COVID-19 adding stress and uncertainty to everyone’s back-to-school routine, Homewood Health has created this resource full of useful tips and considerations to help ease this transition for both kids and caregivers.

My Wellness Goal Planner

Worksheet or Template

Combining goal-setting with a schedule is a recipe for wellness success! This planner will help you and your team define your wellness goals and establish a strategy to help you achieve them.

Catch a Few More ZZZ’s

Worksheet or Template

Promote a wide-awake workplace with this handy poster! Getting enough quality sleep can protect our mental and physical health as well as improve our quality of life, which is why it’s so important to catch a few more ZZZ’s.

EFAP Resource Series: Fine-tuning your Finances

Report or Publication

Managing finances isn't easy, especially when unexpected expenses pop up, but with a little planning, we're confident you can get—or stay—on track. Whether you're worried about your spending habits or need a full financial makeover, find out how ASEBP’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can help!

About the series: Through this series, we’ll explore all the ways ASEBP’s EFAP can help with everyday situations—from quitting smoking to dealing with workplace conflict, we’ll cover it all. Note that these resources apply only to ASEBP covered members and employer groups as part of ASEBP’s EFAP.

EFAP Resource Series: Your Golden Years Await

Report or Publication

When it comes to retirement, you likely have more questions than answers—am I ready for this next chapter in life? Do I have enough money saved? Do I really want to stop working altogether? Fortunately, you don’t have to figure this all out on your own! Find out how ASEBP’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can help when it comes to getting retirement ready.

About the series: Through this series, we’ll explore all the ways ASEBP’s EFAP can help with everyday situations—from quitting smoking to dealing with workplace conflict, we’ll cover it all. Note that these resources apply only to ASEBP covered members and employer groups as part of ASEBP’s EFAP.

Healthy Eating at Work

Website

Have you ever noticed that food’s the fastest way to gather a crowd—even in the workplace? With Alberta Health Services’ Shift to Healthy Eating at Work website, all the resources you need to make your workplace a nutrition powerhouse are at your fingertips! From tip sheets and posters to a healthy eating challenge toolkit, there’s no better way to promote healthy eating where you work.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Glad Minute

Worksheet or Template

With this activity, it’ll only take a minute—a “Glad Minute,” that is—to have your whole team basking in the glow of gratitude. All you need is a pen, paper and a timer!

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Gratitude Tree

Worksheet or Template

Create your own gratitude tree and see wellness bloom in your workplace!

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Three Things

Worksheet or Template

Participants in this activity can reflect and express small things they’re thankful for that impact their personal well-being in big ways. Best of all, doing this is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Letter to Yourself

Worksheet or Template

Not all love letters have to come from others! In this activity, participants can practice self-compassion, and enjoy its benefits, by writing a letter to themselves from a loved one’s perspective.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Loathe it or Love it

Worksheet or Template

Use this activity to help your team uncover all the things within their day that energize and exhaust them—then focus on the love and leave behind the loathe!

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Looking Forward

Worksheet or Template

Change and fear of the unknown can easily become a barrier to our happiness. Through this self-reflective activity, participants are encouraged to imagine their lives in different ways for a safe exploration of choices and change.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Self Care A-Z

Worksheet or Template

Brainstorm and discuss an alphabetical array of self-care practices with this team activity, and help participants explore the many forms self-care takes.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Taking a Daily Vacation

Worksheet or Template

Kick your team’s happiness meters up a notch by encouraging them to take a daily vacation! This activity helps participants find ways to take a short break every day to reflect, refuel and recharge.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: The Art of Centering

Worksheet or Template

Sometimes you just need to take a breather, which is what this activity is all about! Get your whole team together or take a moment alone to focus on using your breath to relax your body and mind.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Time Quadrants

Worksheet or Template

Set priorities so you can do more of the things you want to! Based on Stephen Covey’s method of setting priorities, this self-reflective activity encourages you and your team to categorize the activities you do every day, and then reorganize them so you have more time for the things that are really important to you.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Values Exploration

Worksheet or Template

Living a happy life is easier when our actions are in line with our values and goals. Lead your team through this self-reflective activity where you will identify ways to more closely align your actions with the goals and values most important to you.

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: What’s on your Plate?

Worksheet or Template

What’s on your Plate? is the perfect place to start any workplace wellness journey as it will remind participants that while we all may have our plates filled with different expectations and commitments, a little room can leave us all feeling a little more ful[filled].

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

10-Minute Wellness Activity Series: Creating Social Connection

Worksheet or Template

It’s time to learn something special about your neighbour and increase your group’s social connections in the process. This is a great activity to kick-start any wellness session!

About the series: We know that you’re busy, so we’ve made it easy. With our “10-Minute Wellness Activity Series,” you can promote workplace wellness as you and your team dabble in an assortment of activities that contribute to different aspects of health.

EFAP Resource Series: Lightening the Mental Health Load

Report or Publication

Not feeling like yourself and want to talk to a professional? Need immediate, hands-on support? Looking for resources to proactively support someone else’s mental well-being? No matter the situation, this resource explains how ASEBP’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can help lighten the load when it comes to mental health.

About the series: Through this series, we’ll explore all the ways ASEBP’s EFAP can help with everyday situations—from quitting smoking to dealing with workplace conflict, we’ll cover it all. Note that these resources apply only to ASEBP covered members and employer groups as part of ASEBP’s EFAP.

EFAP Resource Series: Healthy Relationships Build Healthy Schools

Report or Publication

Maintaining healthy relationships in the workplace goes a long way to building healthy school communities—but sometimes people clash. This resource explains how ASEBP’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can help you cope with and resolve conflicts in the workplace. Check it out so your school community can stay focused on their healthy, happy selves!

About the series: Through this series, we’ll explore all the ways ASEBP’s EFAP can help with everyday situations—from quitting smoking to dealing with workplace conflict, we’ll cover it all. Note that these resources apply only to ASEBP covered members and employer groups as part of ASEBP’s EFAP.

EFAP Resource Series: Balancing the Give and Take of Teaching

Report or Publication

When it comes to having busy schedules, teachers take the cake. With the multitude of responsibilities, it can be challenging for them to manage both their personal and professional lives. This resource explains how ASEBP’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can help!

About the series: Through this series, we’ll explore all the ways ASEBP’s EFAP can help with everyday situations—from quitting smoking to dealing with workplace conflict, we’ll cover it all. Note that these resources apply only to ASEBP covered members and employer groups as part of ASEBP’s EFAP.

AHSCWF School Employee Wellness Webinar

Video

The Alberta Healthy School Community Wellness Fund (AHSCWF) joins forces with ASEBP to rock your wellness world, webinar-style! ASEBP workplace wellness liaisons share an array of available resources and supports for employee and workplace wellness journeys in this 45-minute recorded webinar.

What's the benefit?

Worksheet or Template

If you’ve got ASEBP benefits, we’ve got an activity for you! Challenge yourself and your team to see how well you know what your benefit plan has to offer.

Affiche pleine présence

Worksheet or Template

Vous souhaitez débuter votre rencontre du personnel ou même votre journée à l’école ou au bureau du bon pied? Ne cherchez plus! L’affiche « corps, esprit, énergie » d’ASEBP vous permettra d’assurer pleine présence.

Mindfulness Poster

Worksheet or Template

Looking for a grounding way to begin a staff meeting or even your day at the school, office or in the classroom? Look no further! Pull up the ASEBP Body, Mind and Energy poster and take attendance in a whole new way!

Are You Sitting Too Much at Work?

Article

You don’t have to break a sweat in order to be healthier—you just have to break the routine! With the health issues of prolonged sitting on the rise, it’s important that people make an effort to (literally) be on the rise too. Check out these tips on finding easy ways to incorporate additional movement during your workday.

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