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March 1, 2022
NACHC’s Workforce Resiliency Learning Opportunities with The Happiness Advantage

NACHC’s Workforce Resiliency
Learning Opportunities with
The Happiness Advantage


NACHC presents a series of training offerings (national webinar, 2 virtual workshop options, 1 train the trainer) based on the works of positive psychology researcher, Shawn Achor (Meet Shawn – Shawn Achor) and taught in Harvard’s famed happiness course and to companies worldwide, The Happiness Advantage provides a sustainable approach to increasing optimism and resilience, reducing stress, and enhancing productivity at the individual, team, and organization level.

Sold out due to an overwhelming response! National WebinarLeading with Optimism in Challenging Times
This 90-minute webinar will feature Shawn Achor, a leading expert on the connection between happiness and success, and Joey Marie Horton, CEO of North Country Family Health Center, Watertown, NY.  Shawn will share his research on what positive psychology is and provide practical applications and strategies for reaping the Happiness Advantage in the midst of change and challenge, while Ms. Horton will share the implementation story and impact of the Happiness Advantage curriculum at her health center in 2021, a replicable model for success.

Participants will be able to:

  • Embed positivity training and interventions into their organization’s daily operations.
  • Build a collective confidence so that staff teams take ownership over new mindsets, routines, and ways of working.
  • Mobilize optimism and joy in work through supportive networks and team-based learning to help staff regain balance.

Date: March 24, 2022 | 1:00-2:30pm
Cost: FREE
Registration: https://nachc.webex.com/nachc/j.php?RGID=r9c1cf4ffb573a1143e56bfa9b0a9b57a
Capacity:  Attendance is based on a first come first basis for up to 1,000 people.

Virtual WorkshopsLeading Positive Team Performance Through Resilience and Happiness
April – May 2022

Applying the latest research-based techniques from the field of positive psychology, participants in this three-part learning series will learn the practices of resilient leaders; they become more adaptable and develop a capacity to “see” more opportunities, leading to better results individually and as part of a team. This learning event, based upon Achor’s Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog (HAOF) curriculum, is designed to be experiential, growth oriented, and collaborative.

This three-part learning series includes a one-day virtual training event, followed by two 2-hour learning collaborative sessions to support learning implementation. Those who complete all three sessions will receive a certificate of completion.

Offer #1

  • Session 1: April 27, 2022: 11:00am – 5:15pm ET (a 45-minute break will be provided at 1:45pm EST)
  • Session 2: May 17, 2022: 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET
  • Session 3: June 1, 2022: 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

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Offer #2

  • Session 1: May 12, 2022: 11:00am – 5:15pm ET (a 45-minute break will be provided at 1:45pm EST)
  • Session 2: June 1, 2022: 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET
  • Session 3: June 16, 2022: 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

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Offer #3

Sold out! NEW JUNE OFFER: Session 1: June 28, 2022 | 11:00am – 5:15pm (a 45-minute break will be provided at 1:45pm)
Session 2: July 18, 2022 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Session 3: July 29, 2022 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
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The Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog:  Virtual Train the Trainer (TTT) Program
June 7 & 8, 2022; 11:00am – 5:15pm ET
Early bird registration ends May 24!
Participants of this two-day program will engage with a ‘Happiness Advantage’ master trainer/facilitator to learn the knowledge and skills required to implement and teach the Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog (HAOF) curriculum. Upon successful completion of this required TTT, participants will be eligible to register for the certification practicum (this practicum is a separate fee and contracted directly with ITLN) to become certified trainers of The Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog curriculum.

*A prerequisite to attending the TTT includes confirmed attendance at one of NACHC’s 2021 or 2022 Leading Positive Team Performance Through Resilience and Happiness Workshops or at any other certified Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog workshops (confirmed by attendance rosters).

**The TTT is intended for individuals who intend to train 100 participants or more and is most appropriate for larger health center organizations, PCAs, HCCNs, and other national training partners.
Capacity: 30
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For more information, contact Cindy Thomas at trainings@nachc.org.




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