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 Packages

Prerequisite: The Foundations of Resilience Series

Air Booster

Measure and build resilience

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report

  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach

Build
  • Booster Program: 6 Essential Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills

Air Power

Powerful resilience building and assessment

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report for individuals 

  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach

  • FRQ for teams 

Build
  • Booster/Power Programs: 12 Powerful Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills

Air Fortify

Rigorous resilience training designed to last

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report for individuals 

  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach

  • FRQ for teams 

Build
  • Booster/Power/Fortify Programs: 16 Key Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills
Track
  • FRQ report for organizations with key performance insights

Air Booster

It’s time to put in the work – measure and build resiliency.

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report
  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach
Build
  • Booster Program: 6 Essential Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills

The Air Booster package takes resilience training a step further – we’re not just talking, we’re walking.

All participants begin by receiving an interpretive FRQ report, which outlines key strengths and growth opportunities. These results are personalized in a 50 minute one-on-one check-in with an expert Air faculty.

Once participants complete the Foundations of Resilience, the Booster Program takes a deep dive into 6 essential resilience skills. Together, we will BUILD your resilience – you will stretch and strengthen these areas to make lasting changes to your life:

  1. Regaining Control
  2. Managing Stress
  3. Overcoming Shame
  4. Harnessing Emotion
  5. Deepening Empathy
  6. Identifying Boundaries

The live session skill-building is complemented by a comprehensive and convenient online library, known as the Air Library.

Air Power

Powerful resilience building and assessment.

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report for individuals
  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach
  • FRQ for teams
Build
  • Booster/Power Programs: 12 Powerful Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills

Air Power provides a comprehensive resilience training package. More skill-building combined with in-depth individual reports and team measurements means that organizations can expect lasting changes and critical insights.

The Power Program goes beyond the Booster with the addition of 6 powerful skills:

  1. Fostering Positivity
  2. Elevating Self-Confidence
  3. Streamlining Decisions
  4. Setting Smart Goals
  5. Navigating Conflict
  6. Utilizing Emotions

The interpretative FRQ includes an hour-long check in with expert air faculty to discuss personal strengths and growth opportunities.

Team FRQs enhance understanding by generating a team profile. This results in collective insight, greater transparency and sets the stage for shared accountability. This awareness complements the comprehensive skill-building process, contributing to greater health and performance.

Air Fortify

Rigorous resiliency training designed to last.

Measure
  • Personalized 16 page FRQ interpretive report for individuals
  • 50 min 1:1 check-in with Air coach
  • FRQ for teams
Build
  • Booster/Power/Fortify Programs: 16 Key Resilience Skills
  • Library Access to Reinforce Skills
Track
  • FRQ report for organizations with key performance insights

Air Fortify is the complete resilience training package, making use of the full 16 resilience skill-set and our most advanced analytics.

Our Fortify Package is all-encompassing; the 12 resilience skills are complemented by 4 capstone competencies to ensure your organization leaves no stone unturned.

1. Nurturing Well-being
2. Recognizing Emotions
3. Communicating Assertively
4. Staying Mindful

Rigorous skill-building deserves rigorous assessment. That’s why we’ve included the FRQ for organizations alongside the interpretive FRQ for individuals.

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

These deep insights and recommendations provide an evidence-based approach to future training and development needs.

We begin with measurement and end with results.

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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