Creating Wellness Plans to Best Support Your Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

Creating Wellness Plans to Best Support Your Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

December 7, 2018 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST



Learn how to utilize a wellness intervention plan to help you overcome social justice fatigue.

The unique pressures and demands that diversity and inclusion professionals experience often lead to burnout, exhaustion, and decreased organizational productivity. Many feel the pressure to manage this stress alone, fearing that they’ll lose their professional credibility and reputation otherwise. But what is the best way to support our staff who champion diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on our campuses?

It is essential that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) staff are supported properly, but care and support in this area often falls short. Join our expert instructor Sara Furr to learn about social justice fatigue, why and how this physical and emotional toll occurs, and also strategies for innovative but sustainable and impactful healing.


Who Should Attend

DEI professionals, both frontline and those who oversee DEI staff, who are interested in learning how to combat social justice fatigue and to better support administrators in this area will benefit from this content.



During this webcast, our instructor will cover:

  • Primary Causes of Social Justice Fatigue
  • How to Use and Create Your Own Wellness Intervention Plans and Tools
  • Benefits to Your Institution’s Productivity
    • Overall productivity and advocacy for professionals
    • Improved campus climate for staff and students



Sara Furr

Dean of Students, School of Social Service Administration
University of Chicago

In her current role, Sara is responsible for creating and facilitating diversity and social justice education initiatives for students, faculty, staff, and community partners. She has presented on topics such as identity development, leadership development theory, and power, privilege, and oppression.  Her dissertation studied wellness interventions for social justice fatigue among student affairs professionals.
Read Sara's full bio.

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FREE for Members
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Live Webcast Only

$350 through Nov 30$425
  • Webcast registration
  • Presentation materials and resources
  • Access to webcast recording for 60 days (available 10 days after webcast)

Webcast Recording Only

  • Presentation materials and resources
  • Permanent recording link delivered 10 days after webcast

Questions About the Event?

Rabia Khan Harvey, Academic Impressions

Rabia Khan Harvey
Senior Program Manager, Academic Impressions

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