Well@Work Resources

Organizational Resources


The Secondary Traumatic Stress Informed Organizational Assessment (STSI-OA)

STSI-OA English

STSI-OA Spanish

STSI-OA French

STSI-OAP Pandemic version


For organizations, leaders, and supervisors

Behavioral Health Group Impact: Healthcare Workers

Care for the Caregiver: Guidelines for Administrators and Crisis Teams

Caring for health care workers during crisis: Creating a resilient organization

Coping with Stress: Advice for hospital staff during the COVID pandemic

Coping With the COVID-19 Crisis: The Importance of Care for Caregivers Tips for Administrators and Crisis Teams

COVID-19 Guidance for Building Resilience in the Workplace

COVID-19 Guidance for Maintaining Healthy Incident Management and Emergency Response Teams

COVID Ready Communication Skills: A playbook of VitalTalk tips

Creative Approaches to Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Staff

Death of a Colleague During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Understanding and Managing Grief for Healthcare Workers and Leaders

Duty to Plan: Health Care, Crisis Standards of Care, and Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Employee Mental Health & Well-being During and Beyond COVID-19

Ethical Framework for Health Care Institutions & Guidelines for Institutional Ethics Services Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being: Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout

Fast Five: Strategies for Addressing Moral Distress in Frontline Health Care Workers

Frontline Health Care Owrkers Aren't Feeling the 'Summer of Joy.' Doctors and nurses are reeling from new COVID cases, staff burnout, and the prolongied stress of dealing with the pandemic.

Grief Leadership During COVID-19

Guidance for Managers and Decision Makers in Supporting Care Home Workers during COVID-19

Guidance for planners of the psychological response to stress experiences by hospital staff associated with COVID: Early Interventions

Healthcare toolbox: Self-care for providers 

How to Handle Your Re-Entry Anxiety as the Pandemic Recedes

How to Identify and Address Employee Burnout

How to Prevent Employee Burnout: HR professionals share their advice for minimizing worker stress and boosting retention

How to Rally a Jittery Workforce Back at the Office

IHI Frameworks for Improving Joy at Work

Increasing Adaptive Coping of Helping Professionals During COVID-19_Guidelines for Senior Leaders

Increasing Teachers’ Effectiveness – Without Causing Burnout: An elementary school principle explains how he prioritized professional development for teachers by embedding it in the master schedule.

It’s Time for Healthcare Organizations to Take Ownership of Burnout

Mitigate Absenteeism by Protecting Healthcare Workers’ Psychological Health and Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Notifying Families After a COVID-19 Death

Optimizing Staff Well-being and Function During COVID-19

Palliative Care Team and Individual Stress Mitigation Strategies

Pandemic Workforce Well-Being: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Supporting Our Own During COVID-19

Peer Support in the Time of COVID19 for Organizations webinar (30:00)

Peer Support Programs for Physicians: Mitigate the Effects of Emotional Stressors Through Peer Support

Practical Leadership Tips for Enhancing Staff Behavioral Health During a Crisis

Preventing a Parallel Pandemic – A National Strategy to Protect Clinicians’ Well-Being

Responding to COVID-19 as a Regional Public Health Challenge: Preliminary Guidelines for Regional Collaboration Involving Hospitals

Staff wellbeing during COVID19: A structured approach for healthcare organisations

STAT Program

Supporting Families of Healthcare Workers Exposed to COVID-19

Supporting Yourself and Others: Coping with death and grief during the COVID-19 pandemic from The British Psychological Society

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Personnel During Coronavirus and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Team Care Connections: Conversations about Moral Distress and Moral Injury

Team Health and Resiliency During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unique Staffing Models and Wellness of Caregivers During Surge webinar (27:47)

Workforce Engagement & Well-being (volume 1)

Working with Families Facing Undesired Outcomes During the COVID-19 Crisis


Please contact the Well@Work Coordinator, Emily Smith, with any questions at emily.smith.15@uky.edu