Health and Wellness at Work

A healthy employee is a happy and productive employee, and that is a goal for every organization.

This workshop will be instrumental in creating a “Culture of Wellness” within any organization. Participants will touch on common issues such as smoking cessation, nutrition & weight loss, and preventative care.

Health and Wellness is the responsibility of everyone in an organization so take the positive step and create a program at your organization.

Through this workshop, participants will experience the benefits of a healthier lifestyle and workplace.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Access Health and Wellness Program Needs
  • Plan a Health and Wellness Program
  • Implement a Health and Wellness Program
  • Maintain a Health and Wellness Program

Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started 

Housekeeping Items

The Parking Lot

Workshop Objectives

Action Plans Form

Evaluation Form

Module Two: Meaning and Definition of a Health and Wellness Program?

What is a Health and Wellness Program?


Cost of Health Care

Costs of Absenteeism

Case Study

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Types of Health Behavior Programs

Health Behaviors

Health Screenings and Maintenance

Mental Health

Physical Injuries

Case Study

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Health Behavior Programs

Increasing Physical Activity

Nutrition & Weight Loss

Tobacco Cessation

Substance Abuse Treatment

Case Study

Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Health Screenings and Maintenance Programs

Preventative Care Screenings

Cancer Screenings

Annual Examinations

Maintenance Programs

Case Study

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Mental Health Programs

Stress Management

Support Groups


Awareness & Education

Case Study

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Evaluate the Need

Review Current Health and Wellness Programs

Environmental Factors

Identify Common Health Conditions and Procedures

Review Company Information Pertaining to Employee Health

Case Study

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Planning Process

Form a Health and Wellness Team or Committee


Define Goals

Programs and Policies

Case Study

Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Implementation

Get Management Support

Test It (test out a small program first)

Get the Word Out


Case Study

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Create a “Culture of Wellness”

Accessible Healthy Eating Options

Give them a Break

Alcohol, Drug, and Smoke Free Work environment

Eliminate Hazards

Case Study

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Evaluate Results

Check the Results

Employee Satisfaction

Share Achievements

Revise Plans as Necessary

Case Study

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Review of Parking Lot

Lessons Learned

Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Recommended Reading