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Leading Psychological Resilience in the Workplace

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General: $599
Curtin alumni, current students and staff: $559
Group registration (5 or more): $529
Note: If this program is rescheduled or cancelled, a full refund or credit note to use at another Executive Education program valued at the same price will be provided.

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Psychological Resilience is attracting increasing attention in workplace discussions and is valued as an important employee attribute.

Resilience is sometimes seen as an inherent trait that someone either does or doesn’t possess, however resilience can be learnt and continually developed over the lifespan, especially if the environment encourages and nurtures personal growth.

Leaders can play a critical role in developing resilience in the workplace. By consistently following a few key principles, leaders can be sources of encouragement and support for employees to continually improve, bounce back, develop an internal locus, and to have a positive, forward-looking outlook.

This one-day masterclass will focus on self-assessment and reflection to evaluate how well participants are modelling and developing personal resilience, as well as how to grow resilience in others.

About the facilitator

Dr Steve Brown

Steve is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree and PhD in Organisational Psychology.

Steve’s PhD research area was the psychological well-being of nurses and clerical employees in the WA Health system and the personal and organisational factors that help and hinder well-being. Steve has specialised expertise in psychological resilience, emotional intelligence, mental health in the workplace, professional coaching, leadership development and psychometric assessments.

Steve also has extensive experience in cognitive and behavioural approaches workplace health and safety, and has delivered and delivered programs in South Africa, Turkey, New Zealand, and across Australia.

Steve’s key interests are leadership and organisational development, employee well-being, and the relationships between these factors, with a view to advancing the well-being of individuals, teams and departments, thereby increasing job satisfaction and improving overall organisational performance.