Becoming More Resilient

Welcome to BJC HealthCare’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 IN-THE-MOMENT FLYERS

Each flyer introduces a quick in-the-moment activity to build your resiliency. Sign up to receive a featured flyer in your inbox each week. We invite you to print and share!
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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.

RESILIENCY IN YAMMER

If you've joined BJC's social media platform Yammer, join us in the BJC Resiliency group!

SABA COMMUNITY

The Resiliency Community in Saba provides additional resiliency discussions with other BJC employees.

Join the Resiliency Community
View the Question of the Month Discussion

LEADING WITH RESILIENCY

Would you like to build resiliency within your team or organization? Our Leading With Resiliency page provides advice on increasing Resiliency within your department and HSO.

BUTTERFLY EFFECT

The Butterfly Effect Project is designed to show how Resiliency grows within BJC.

If you have a butterfly card and see someone being resilient, hand them your card and let them know what they did! The person will then follow the directions on the back of the card.

For more information, view the Saba page
Printable Guide
Congratulations Award

RESILIENCY CHAMPIONS

Resiliency Champions help others become more resilient. View the Champion link at the top of the page to explore the Champion support program.

BJC RESILIENCY CHAMPION PROGRAM OVERVIEW

CHAMPION AND ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Do you know a BJC employee that deserves recognition for building a culture of resiliency?
Click here to fill out the nomination form by October 28th.
Employees will be recognized for their achievement at the Champion End of Year Celebration.
2017 - Amy Ogle
2018 - Bonita Harmon
2019 - Tammy Puhlmann
2020 - Eileen Spinner and Andrea Tritinger
2021 - Cari Frus and Claire Hussey

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.

Access the Resiliency Online course in Saba

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.

Access the Resiliency Champion Online training in Saba

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE


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

Access the Emotional Intelligence Program in Saba

RESOURCES FOR BJC EMPLOYEES


BJC EAP

No matter what the issue or personal challenge, the BJC EAP team of professionals are here to help you be happy, productive, and healthy. Check out their blog for wellness tools, tips, and more.


WeCare Peer Support Program

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


Building Resiliency for Compassion Fatigue

This 6-hour training for leaders or any employee explains what compassion fatigue is, how it is related to stress, and five resiliency skills needed to help you manage and reduce stress at work and home. It is conducted on site at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.



THRIVE by BJC

THRIVE by BJC, the organization’s holistic focus on employee well-being, seeks to help all team members thrive — physically, emotionally and socially.


iAppreciate

The iAppreciate program gives BJC team members the opportunity to recognize exceptional co-workers and be recognized – all through an innovative, easy-to-use website and mobile app.


BJC Total Rewards

Total Rewards is the package offered to BJC team members and designed to add value and to meet our needs at work and in life. It covers five distinct areas: Benefits, Career, Compensation, Recognition and Work-Life.


EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Visit the Current Priorities of the U.S. Surgeon General for resources on Workplace Well-Being and Health Worker Burnout.
Feeling stressed? The American Psychological Association Stress Website updates regularly with articles and resources on identifying and managing your stress.
The University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Resource Center provides a wide variety of resources for research and information on positive psychology.
The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.