Becoming More Resilient

Welcome to BJC’s Resiliency Website! This site provides resources from across the system to help you learn more about building and strengthening resiliency. You will find activities, articles, videos, and other resources surrounding Meaning, Self-Care, Relationships, Self-Awareness, and Optimism.

RESILIENCY CHAMPIONS

Resiliency champions help others become more resilient. Click here or the Champion link at the top of the page to explore our Champion support program.

RESILIENCY CHAMPION OVERVIEW

BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Resiliency champions help others become more resilient. Click here or the Champion link at the top of the page to explore our Champion support program.

RESILIENCY CHAMPION OVERVIEW

LEADING WITH RESILIENCY

Would you like to build resiliency within your team? Our new Leading With Resiliency page in iLead helps leaders increase Resiliency within their department.

RESOURCES AT BJC

BJC Total Rewards

Total Rewards at BJC includes a section on the Help for Your Health initiatives.

BJC EAP

The Employee Assistance Program provides counseling and referral services for work/life issues, including emotional/mental health, legal, financial, childcare, etc.

BJC WellAware

Employee fitness centers are offered onsite at Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus and at Boone Hospital.
BJC WellAware Worksite Recess Videos
Wellness Seminars are available by request.

WeCare Program

WeCare teams provide care and support to staff “in the moment” when adverse events occur. Training classes are available to become part of the existing WeCare Team or to start a new team.

Compassion Fatigue

In this class, participants learn about the symptoms and the factors which contribute to compassion fatigue within the healthcare setting, how to maintain their health, and to avoid burn-out and compassion fatigue.

Links to External Websites

American Psychological Association Stress Website
University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Resource Center

WHAT IS RESILIENCY?

Resiliency is the ability to adapt and thrive in the face of adversity and stress. It allows us to “bounce back” from difficult circumstances.



RESILIENCY AT BJC

We’ve organized our resiliency tools around a five petal, or segment, model:

Each month we feature a different petal to highlight resources that grow your resiliency. Click the links at the top of the page to see additional tools and resources for these topics.




BJC Institute for Learning and Development Classes

RESILIENCY


This course focuses on five core components of resiliency: meaning, self-care, relationships, self-awareness, and optimism. Participants will learn skills and techniques for building and strengthening resiliency.

Click here to view available class times.

RESILIENCY CHAMPION TRAINING


Training for employees to become advocates for positive personal and cultural change at all levels of the organization. Open to all employees willing to be resiliency champions for their department. Approval from manager required.

Click here to view available class times.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE


Participants are provided with an overview of emotional and social intelligence as well as techniques for improvement.

Click here to view available class times.

THIS MONTH'S FEATURE:

Relationships

Having positive social interactions and strong, healthy relationships with friends, family and others are a critical factor in resiliency. Resilient people accept help and support from others and give to others in return.

FEATURED CONTENT

Look for the on this month's page to view featured content.

ACTIVITY: Gratitude Letters


ARTICLE: 4 Ways Social Support Makes you More Resilient


ARTICLE: 55 Best Questions to Ask to Break the Ice and Really Get to Know Someone


VIDEO: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness



Articles

Five Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience