Cultivating a Healthy and Safe Culture:
A Guide for Promoting Psychological Safety in the Workplace
Speaker: Deadra Welcome, CPTD, CPTM, CVF, CPDC, CMLF
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST
CEU's: 1.5 Core Competency and .5 Resource Development
Organizational culture has become a buzzword in the business sector. With so many corporations working to maintain positive cultures that are both productive, nurturing, and inclusive, it's important to gain a basic understanding of what it is and what it isn't as well as how to elevate it. Unfortunately, far too many organizational leaders are unsure where and how to create a culture where everyone thrives.
In this session, participants will learn a practical way to frame organizational culture. Leaders at all levels within the organization will leave the session inspired to immediately take steps to cultivate a healthy culture and elevate psychological safety.
- Explain the concept of psychological safety and the role it plays in organizational culture
- Discuss ways to assess your organization’s psychological safety
- Explore ways to elevate and encourage psychological safety
- Develop an action plan to elevate psychological safety
Meet Deadra Welcome
As the Founder and Principal Consultant of Concerning Learning LLC, Deadra Welcome endeavors to make learning extraordinary and create spaces where everyone belongs. She helps organizations perform better by meeting her clients where they are to co-create and reimagine a culture where everyone thrives.
Deadra attended Howard University in preparation for a career that would enable her to help others achieve their best. Continuing her thirst for learning, in 2010, she earned her Certified Professional in Talent Development credential from the Association for Talent Development followed by numerous other credentials including the Kirkpatrick Bronze Level Evaluation Certification from Kirkpatrick Partners. Along with this, she received the Certified Professional in Training Management designation from Training Industry, and most recently earned a Wiley Everything DiSC Practitioner certification and became LeaderFactor Certified Coach for The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety.
In 2011, Deadra founded her performance consulting business, Concerning Learning, LLC. She utilizes her 27 years of federal government experience by creating actionable and sustainable learning experiences for executives, managers, teams, and individuals in government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Deadra's goal has always been to enhance individual and team soft skills which enable them to achieve optimal performance levels. Her organizational development and instructional design experience, coupled with her passion for helping others learn leads Deadra to create and implement comprehensive, practical, and actionable solutions for organizations. She partners with clients to map and design healthy, safe, and inclusive cultures with best practices in human resources, diversity and inclusion, coaching, and leadership development.
Her career journey continues to inspire others to “learn something new each day,” which she models, and encourages others to show up as their best by joining her learning revolution!