Systems Solutions for Enhancing Professional Well-Being

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This presentation was developed for Organizational Well-Being in Health Care: A National Symposium held Aug. 5-6, 2021. Learn more about the symposium here.

About Systems Solutions for Enhancing Professional Well-Being

Dr. Grace Gengoux, PhD, BCBA-D, provides a keynote address on evidence-based practices organizations can implement to better support the well-being of behavioral health providers in a post-pandemic world and beyond. Systemic approaches are needed to mitigate risk of burnout for healthcare professionals and to enhance professional fulfillment and meaningful career impact. This address describes practical strategies for enhancing connection, flexibility, and professional growth, using a systematic approach grounded in the Stanford’s WellMD model of professional fulfillment, and identifies best practices for sustaining healthy teams and building an organizational culture of wellness.

The video recording of this session may be accessed here or by clicking on the "view resource" button above.

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Speaker Bio


Grace Gengoux, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is a Clinical Professor, Director of the Autism Intervention Clinic, and Well-being Director for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Gengoux has coauthored a book focused on professional well-being and practical strategies to promote resilience for providers of mental health care. In her work as Department Well-being Director, Dr. Gengoux leads a task force charged with developing solutions to combat burnout by improving efficiency of practice and cultivating a stronger culture of wellness in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Gengoux is also a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in naturalistic developmental behavioral intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Gengoux serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. Dr. Gengoux received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center, before joining the Stanford University School of Medicine clinical faculty in 2010.

August 13, 2021
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