Equity and Inclusion

Equity and Inclusion Campus Conversations to Begin on the Topic of Resilience

The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) will begin their year-long campus conversation speaker series with a talk by Jim Helling, LICSW, CMPC, titled “Building a Culture of Resilience for the UMass Community.” The talk will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required.

Helling’s talk will address the challenges of a new academic year at the heels of an especially difficult 18 months.

Helling will present an operational model of resilience that provides a road map for actively coping with stress, building on existing strengths to grow toward success and cultivating the vitalizing social connections that facilitate thriving.

All members of theUMass community to join this talk about a new social-ecological take on healthy responses to stress and adversity.


For more information visit https://www.umass.edu/diversity/events/building-culture-resilience-umass-community.