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Learning Circle August Session - Greater Milwaukee Area

Harnessing the Power of Wellness Networks to Create a Lasting Culture of Well-Being

These unique programs offer a collaborative learning environment that may include presentations from subject matter experts, case studies, and group activities. The highly flexible structure allows us to explore topics creatively, share best practices, and learn from experts and each other to create high-value worksite wellness programs. 
MRA-The Management Association
N19W24400 Riverwood Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188
Friday, August 11, 2017
7:45 AM Registration | 8:00- 9:45 AM Program 
Program Information: 
Wellness champions have shown an increase in wellness program participation and engagement by almost 50% compared to those that didn’t have wellness champion representation through social networking and shifting employer cultures.  Learn how the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program is leveraging layered wellness networks throughout hundreds of public employers, including state agencies and the University of Wisconsin campuses, to reach the 150,000 individuals eligible for the Well Wisconsin Program. Join us for an interactive session learning how to start or enhance your wellness champion network.
Define a wellness champion network 
Determine the ideal number of wellness champions for an organization 
Answer 4 critical questions related to starting or enhancing a wellness champion network 
Understand how one program applies wellness champion best practices to their specific needs

Sarah Bradley, is the Program Manager of Wellness and Disease Management Programs in the Office of Strategic Health Policy at the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds. ETF administers the State of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Public Employer Group Health Insurance Programs covering over 250,000 public employees, retirees and family members. Sarah has been overseeing the Well Wisconsin Program, the uniform wellness offering of the group health insurance program, since December of 2013.

Molly Heisterkamp, is the Well Wisconsin Program Manager at StayWell supporting the Well Wisconsin champion networks and providing on-site program management education, consultation, and support to enhance the health and well-being of the population. She has been promoting employee wellness since 2008 focusing on holistic well-being within the many layers of the social ecological model from individual knowledge, skills, and abilities upward toward the supporting systems in which we live to include our relationships, community, and systems. A graduate of UW-La Crosse in Community Health Education and a Certified Health Education Specialist, Molly has facilitated wellness and health promotion workshops at the following UW-Madison conferences: Women & Leadership Symposium, Leadership & Management Development Conference, Office Professional Conference, and more.


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