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Team Care: Making Mental Health an Agile Practice

Summary

Develop strategies and practices to prioritize team care and prevent burnout in Agile teams.

99 Minutes

Max 100 attendees

Online

mental-health, communication, collaboration, agile

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Describe value of Burnout Index survey.
  • Interpret results of Burnout Index survey results.
  • Identify methods to implement team care into your agile practices.

Description

Employee burnout is becoming an epidemic in IT. Tight deadlines, unsustainable pace, and the need to stay relevant and continuous learning combined with family and home obligations can become overwhelming and exhausting for professionals. Due to the stigma surrounding mental health, those experiencing the symptoms of burnout often keep how they feel a secret until it's too late. 

One way to help our teams and peers avoid falling into the trap of burnout is to start making good mental health habits a part of everyday practices. Agile provides a great framework to start building "team care" into our everyday routine. Team care, much like self care is centered in identifying how a team is feeling and instituting community care behaviors for mental health checkins and continuous improvement towards developing good team practices. 

Meet the Instructor

Jenna Charlton

Jenna Charlton

Jenna is a senior tester with 8 years of experience. When she's not testing she's going to pro wrestling shows and concerts with her husband Bob, serving as a deacon in her church and cuddling the 3 feline overlords that share her home.

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Team Care: Making Mental Health an Agile Practice

Online

Jenna Charlton

Team Care: Making Mental Health an Agile Practice

Online

Jenna Charlton

Team Care: Making Mental Health an Agile Practice

Online

Jenna Charlton

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