Building Resilience During and After the Pandemic (Virtual Workshop)



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Learn new ways for building resilience through your “inner coach” to better manage conflict, change, and work-life balance.



Our current working conditions mean we are juggling rapidly changing directives from work while also trying to manage a new normal at home. How do you maintain your professional resilience when faced with surmounting challenges or, even worse, layoffs? How do we keep these setbacks from becoming defeating messages we internalize? These 90-minute virtual sessions will give you an opportunity to delve deeper into the content and workshop ways to integrate what you’re learning into your practice.

Session 1: Creating an Inner Coach Stronger than Your Inner Critic

Join us online to learn how you can start developing your alternative voice – your inner coach – in order to silence your inner critic and become a more effective leader. You will learn the multiple origins of the inner critic, learn techniques for counteracting its effect and how to shift from negative thought patterns to thoughts of greater self-support, resilience and self-confidence.”

Session 2: Professional Resilience

Resilience is not something you’re born with; it’s a skill you can build. Join us virtually to discover how to break negative patterns of behavior and reset the way you respond to roadblocks. Our expert will introduce you to the three-step ABC Model, which will invite you to reflect on how you can approach adversity more constructively.


Who Should Attend

This virtual training is ideal for higher education professionals, especially women, who are looking to better use their strengths to tap their leadership potential.

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Our virtual trainings go far beyond just replicating PowerPoint presentations online: these experiences are intentionally designed to give you the kind of robust and dynamic learning experience you’ve come to expect from Academic Impressions. These trainings provide you with an active learning environment and an online space where you can explore ideas, get inspired by what your peers are doing, and understand the range of possibilities around a certain topic. You will leave these sessions with practical solutions that you can take back to your team or task force.

What you will get:

  • A dynamic, interactive, and high-touch virtual learning experience designed to engage and set you up for growth
  • Seamless online face-time, networking, group work, and Q&A opportunities from the comfort of your own workspace
  • Practical takeaways and hands-on knowledge
  • Guidance from vetted subject matter experts
  • Unlimited access to all recorded online sessions


December 2, 2020

12:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern

Session 1: Creating an Inner Coach Stronger than your Inner Critic (12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Eastern)

To help you recognize and develop your inner coach, you’ll learn the following:

  1. The four types of inner voices that undermine courage, confidence, and resilience, as well as how your inner critic enters your personal and professional lives
  2. A technique that will help you track your negative thoughts and patterns and help you craft a constructive inner-coaching message



Break (1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern)



Session 2: Professional Resilience (2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern)
  1. Defining Resilience: The importance of building your resilience to navigate life’s challenges
  2. Being Compassionate: Three strategies to help you be kind to yourself
  3. The ABC Model: You’ll practice this model to see how you can develop more constructive patterns of behavior when faced with obstacles, including how to:
    • A – ADVERSITIES - Identify adversities that most impact you, such as conflict, work environment, work-life balance, and change.
    • B – BELIEFS - Identify and adapt your beliefs and reactions to help you overcome adversities.
    • C – CONSEQUENCES - Identify the consequences of your beliefs and behaviors.


Portrait of Therese Lask

Dr. Therese Lask

Talent Development Specialist, Colorado State University

Dr. Therese Lask has held a variety of leadership positions in higher education throughout her 27-year career. Her experience ranges from working in private, public and community college with roles in Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Development, and Operations. From a variety of roles and experiences, Therese has followed her purpose of helping individuals to grow and develop.

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Beth Weinstock

Dr. Beth Weinstock

Psychologist, Leadership Coach and Co-Founder of The Resilience Group

Beth is a leadership coach and licensed clinical psychologist, who balances a private psychotherapy practice and a leadership development consultancy in Narberth, PA. With her colleague, Dr. Jane Shure, she founded The Resilience Group which trains leaders to develop skills that expand their capacity to manage adversity, increase confidence when transitioning into new roles, maintain a grounded presence in the face of stress and promote a positive influence over those who work with and for them. Beth is also the founder of the non-profit Women’s Leadership Works, committed to leadership training for college women before they graduate.

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