Innovation in Building Resilience

Fostering Post-Traumatic Growth in Individuals and Teams

Presented by Dr. Christina Coidakis-Barss and Steve Larsen

On-Demand Webinar

2020 has been an intensive year. In addition to how Covid-19 has changed the way we work, civil and political unrest has intensified how organizational leaders connect and control the emotional temperature of their organization. Trauma is now a daily word and challenge facing all leaders at all levels.

As our work environments continue to fill with traumatic events, Covid-19, working remotely, returning to work, furloughs and countless others, we struggle to cultivate a healthy psychologically safe workplace. For example, the September 2020 Harvard Business Review featured an article "Don't Just Lead Your People Out of Trauma, Help Them Grow." It may seem counterintuitive to expect employees to grow during intense times of struggle. However, it is possible through innovative methods of learning.

In this webinar, we share how learning experiences can be designed and developed to positively impact learner mindsets and build resilience.

After this webinar, you will be able to...

  • Explain the various forms of trauma as they present in the workplace
  • Speak to strategies to successfully create a culture of workplace support
  • Share tactics that proactively engage employees  
  • Describe how 3M’s: Meaningful, Memorable & Motivational build resilience 


Meet Our Webinar Panelists

Dr. Christina Coidakis-Barss | HR, Learning, and Organizational Change Expert


Dr. Coidakis-Barss is an experienced executive, coach, professor, and researcher. Her sweet spot is building systems that support, engage and inspire cultures with measurable and sustained results. As a change management expert, she’s lead initiatives empowering employees to understand and adopt shifts in their current environment. Barss’s research studies have focused on how to standardize safety, quality and service in diverse teams. Her findings yielded insights how goals, location, communication and relationships impact team efficacy.


Steve Larsen | Senior Solutions Architect

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Steve Larsen is a seasoned professional with a broad sales leadership and consulting background. He has extensive experience in sales enablement, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, human resources, and learning, and development. Working for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies, change management, adaptive learning, strong leadership, and problem solving led him to his current position at Allen Interactions.