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Eastern Time (North America)


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Event Details

Discover the four stages of psychological safety and the specific behaviors that can help you and your team foster and sustain it.

Psychological safety is the belief that one can speak up, take risks, and be oneself without fear of negative consequences. It is essential for high-performing teams, creativity, and learning. But how can you cultivate psychological safety in your organization or team? In this workshop, you will learn about the four stages of psychological safety and the behaviors that can help you and your team progress through them.

Learn how to:

  • Crack yourself open and examine your values, assumptions, and behavior.
  • Diagnose the current level of psychological safety in your team and identify the gaps and opportunities.
  • Create an action plan to improve it. 

By applying the principles and practices learned in this workshop, you will be able to create a culture of psychological safety that unleashes the full potential of your team and organization.

General Workshop Information

Workshops are designed to be live only, and not recorded, so that participants may have a safe space to be open and discuss real-life leadership challenges.

All online workshops are presented via Zoom. Check your computer's system requirements.

Workshop Facilitator:

Molly Harlow

Molly Harlow is the VIG assistant director, Leadership Development at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and is also the VLGMA (Virginia Local Government Association) conferences coordinator. Her passion is building leadership capacity for local governments. Molly’s role includes program and curriculum design for the Senior Executive Institute (SEI) and its companion program LEAD among other leadership development trainings. She has decades of experience working with local government teams and is a trained facilitator. Her other certifications include the Four Stages of Psychological Safety and Brene’ Brown’s Dare to Lead Teams. Molly has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology. Family is very important to Molly and she shares her life with her husband, three children and two cats. Outside of work, she enjoys walking, running, fishing, and camping—just about anything outdoors!

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