Organizations

Resilient organizations thrive through stressful times.

Be Fit at Work 

Improve
Engagement

Manage Workplace
Stress

Foster a Culture of Psychological Health & Safety

Resilient teams collaborate effectively. They set boundaries, empathize with each other and are assertive. They stay focused and adapt when the going gets tough.
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Resilient organizations use emotions as fuel. They are mindful, set goals and make excellent decisions despite challenges.

Resilient teams are aware of each other’s mental fitness. They look out for one another and help those who are in need.

Educational Talks and programs

A simple introduction to resilience training.

Speaking Engagements

Looking to bring resilience to your organization?

A talk or keynote is an excellent, low-commitment way to improve organizational awareness of resilience. A speaking engagement provides clear common language to ground participants in mutual understanding of the effects of stress on health and performance.

Dr. Jackie Kinley

Foundations of Resilience series

The series takes a deeper dive into the four cornerstones of resilience: perspective, mental discipline, emotional intelligence and interpersonal competence. Participants will examine each area in detail, understanding the composite factors that impact resilience and how they can be strengthened to be fit at work and in life.

This program is comprised of four 90-minute live sessions with supplementary online library content:

 

  1. See Fit: Establishing a Resilience Mindset
  2. Think Fit: Developing Mental Discipline
  3. Feel Fit: Making Sense of Emotions
  4. Act Fit: Forging Strong Relationships 

Skill Building Programs

Prerequisite: The Foundations of Resilience Series

The Resilience Booster Program

Adjust your organization’s mental speed!

Resilience is about the space between reaction and response. Participants build skills that allow them to slow down when things heat up.

The Resilience Power Program

Develop your organization’s mental agility!

Resilience requires a quick adaption to changing circumstances. Participants build skills that make them malleable and effective under stress.

The Resilience Fortify Program

Build your organization’s mental endurance!

Resilience isn’t all about the here-and-now; we need it over the course of months and years. Participants build skills that allow them navigate adversity long-term.

Air Booster

Adjust your organization’s mental speed!

Includes:

  • Detailed and insightful 16-page resilience reports distributed to all participants 
  • 50-minute individual debriefs w/ expert Air Faculty to promote buy-in and personalized understanding
  • Six 90-minute experiential and interactive virtual sessions led by an expert Air Faculty
  • Comprehensive online library with pre- and post-work videos and worksheets
  • Informative and insightful feedback report

Resilience is about the space between reaction and response. Participants build skills that allow them to slow down when things heat up.

Participants build their ability to regain control, manage stress, overcome shame, harness emotion, deepen empathy and identify boundaries.

 

Air Power

Develop your organization’s mental agility!

Includes:

  • Detailed and insightful 16-page resilience reports distributed to all participants 
  • 50-minute individual debriefs w/ expert Air Faculty to promote buy-in and personalized understanding
  • Six 90-minute experiential and interactive virtual sessions led by an expert Air Faculty
  • Comprehensive online library with pre- and post-work videos and worksheets
  • Informative and insightful feedback report

Resilience requires a quick adaption to changing circumstances. Participants build skills that make them malleable and effective under stress.

Participants build their ability to elevate self confidence, practice mindfulness, streamline decisions,  recognize emotion, communicate assertively and manage conflict.

 

Air Fortify

Rigorous resiliency training designed to last.

Includes:

  • Detailed and insightful 16-page resilience reports distributed to all participants 
  • 50-minute individual debriefs w/ expert Air Faculty to promote buy-in and personalized understanding
  • Four 90-minute experiential and interactive virtual sessions led by an expert Air Faculty
  • Comprehensive online library with pre- and post-work videos and worksheets
  • Informative and insightful feedback report

 

Resilience isn’t all about the here-and-now; we need it over the course of months and years. Participants build skills that allow them navigate adversity long-term.

Participants build their ability to foster optimism, nurture well-being, set goals, and stay motivated

 

Air enterprise

Custom packages to fit your business’ needs.

Custom packages are available for large businesses and organizations – enterprise pricing. Please contact us.

“Viewing our team’s strengths and challenges through a lens of capacities that can be built upon, as opposed to focusing on flaws, has made me hopeful for our future!”
Foundations of Resilience Participant

“Meeting was truly fantastic today, they did so much amazing sharing! We had a couple tears but all very supportive and empowering breakthroughs in areas they want to work on. My heart is so full. Thank you so much for this opportunity!

The workplace is craving this type of personal development opportunities for teams.”

Senior Manager at Atlantic Insurance Company

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an FRQ? How are the FRQs different?

Our Functional Resilience Question-Air (FRQ) identifies areas of strength and opportunities for growth. It measures four key resilience competencies: Perspective, personal effectiveness, emotional intelligence, and perspective.

For organizations, there are four relevant FRQs:

1. FRQshort:

The FRQshort, as the name suggests, is a short report for individuals that comes with a 20 minute check-in.

2. FRQir (Personalized interpretative report):

The FRQir is also for individuals, but this report is more detailed (16 pages) and comes with an hour-long check-in to discuss strengths and growth opportunities.

3. FRQteam:

The FRQteam combines individual FRQ scores to create a team profile. This report derives strengths and growth opportunities for the team as a whole.

4. FRQorg (organizations):

The organizational report involves multiple testing periods and an expanded battery of tests, including engagement, civility, burn-out, and other productivity measures..

Who are these packages for?

These packages are relevant to any business, organization, or team that are looking to:

  • Promote a growth mindset at work
  • Reduce absenteeism or presenteeism
  • Foster teamwork and communication
  • Have confidence in the health of your workforce
  • Improve productivity and engagement
  • Retain personnel
  • Develop culture of psychological strength and safety
  • Increase profits over the long term

If you would like to know how resilience training can benefit your team, business or organization, please contact us.

Why should I invest in a package for my organization?

The cost of poor mental health in the workplace is astronomical:

  • “the economic cost in Canada is estimated at 50 billion yearly
  • the indirect cost of lost productivity is 6 billion annually

Companies with a positive ROI tended to focus investment across the spectrum of mental health”

Source: The ROI in workplace mental health programs: Good for people, good for business, Deloitte Insights

Your organization is unlikely to be exempt from the staggering direct and indirect costs of poor mental health (and fitness!). 

To maximize your team’s potential – innovative and proactive programs are required to promote health and performance and mitigate the risk of illness and injury.

Please contact us to see how we can help your organization become more resilient.

What package is suitable for my organization?

We have a variety of resiliency training packages, ranging in price, time-commitment, resilience-building power and assessment rigor.

Disclaimer:

We do not operate in the clinical realm of psychology (counselling, clinical or psychiatry). We do not assist in the diagnosing or treatment of mental illness. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of mental illness, please contact the appropriate health professionals.

These programs are designed for adults only. 

Please contact us to determine what package is suitable for your business, organization or team.

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The Atlantic Institute for Resilience

5943 Spring Garden Rd.

Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y4

Phone: 902.404.3768

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