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A Large-scale Resilience Initiative Among School Staff in North Carolina: Considerations for Collaborative Partnerships and Interventions | Ruby Brown-Herring & Morgan Daniels


Employee burnout is all too real, and well-being efforts need to be effective and informed by best practices. This session describes a collaborative statewide resilience initiative built on stakeholder support, listening, and inclusive feedback sessions among North Carolina K-12 school staff and administrators. This timely initiative built on the foundation of wellness programming and collaboration will be outlined and discussed with participants to determine strategies for applying important considerations to other populations in organizations, communities, and group settings.

Following this session, participants will be able to:

  1. describe the process followed to foster a collaborative relationships with community partners and stakeholders.
  2. identify sources of data to plan and implement a large-scale resilience initiative.
  3. identify opportunities to enahnce the execution and impact of future large-scale resilience initiatives.

NOTE: "Registration" for individual sessions is not required. Once onsite, you may attend any sessions on the day(s) for which you are registered.


  • Ruby Brown-Herring, MEd, BSW

    Ruby assists businesses, government agencies and nonprofits with creating strategies that support mental health at work while improving employee engagement and retention. She is a skilled facilitator, has over 20 years of experience in program management, adult, continuing and higher education and is recognized as a state and national leader in corporate well-being and community mental health education.

  • Mike Perko, PhD, MA

    University Professor in Health Education for 24 years, Chief Wellness Advisor for 35,000 member Association, over 100 workshops and trainings led in behavior change.

  • Morgan White, MS, CHES

    Morgan serves as a Senior Consultant for Continuum Consulting Services LLC. She is a skilled facilitator and trainer, specializing in resiliency, team building, leadership and organizational development, working with for-profit, nonprofit and government organizations. Morgan leverages her public health background alongside organizational development to optimize working environments and cultures which support the overall well-being and inclusiveness of employees throughout the organization.

July 20, 2023
Thu 10:30 AM EDT
Room 2, 3rd Floor Individual session registration NOT required

Duration 1H 0M

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