We all have areas where we can grow and develop in order to support Saint Louis University's Cura standards. Sometimes, this is as simple as reminding ourselves what we already know. Other times it means finding opportunities to re-think how we can apply what we already know in new situations or even learning new approaches to working with our colleagues.
Explore the resources below that provide opportunities for faculty and staff to learn more about the Cura program. You'll also find workshops, classes, videos and other resources to help us all foster a culture of understanding, respect and appreciation.
View the Cura events calendar to discover opportunities for SLU faculty and staff to come together to build a culture of understanding, respect, and appreciation, as well as learn more about creating positive working relationships. If your department has an upcoming event related to Cura, submit the information to add the event to the Cura events calendar through this form.
Online Courses, Videos and Other Resources
If you are interested in learning more about how you can foster healthier relationships at work or in your personal life, check out what is new in SkillSoft — the University's online learning platform. SkillSoft has thousands of courses, videos, books, interactive scenarios and other learning resources available 24/7. Each month, SkillSoft will highlight new resources on a variety of topics related to the Cura program.
See What's New in SkillSoft This Month (Log in required.)
If your group (department, committee, program, division, etc.) is interested in learning more about the Cura program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Cura in-service. These sessions can range from five to 30 minutes and can be tailored based on the time your group has available and what your group would like to learn about the program.
Becoming a Champion for a Positive Work Culture Workshops
A workplace culture of trust, respect and appreciation is essential for employee engagement, well-being and productivity. This two-part workshop (two hours total) provides your team an opportunity to examine our University's overall workplace culture, reflect on ways that we contribute to — or distract from — a positive workplace culture, and identify the factors that affect our team's workplace culture. Participants will create a customized action plan for how they can improve the workplace culture within their team.
Contact email@example.com to learn more and request the workshop for your group.
Cura Values Meeting Activities
One way to integrate Cura into your daily work is to start a meeting with a simple statement of the Cura standards and values. The Cura Values Meeting Activities include a brief script for how to start your meeting with a reminder of how to create a positive workplace culture, as well as several short reflections and activities to form stronger relationships with your colleagues.
Examples and Practical Tips
- Examples of Behaviors that are Aligned and Unaligned with the Cura Standards (PDF)
- What to Do if You Feel you are Being Treated Disrespectfully by a Colleague (PDF)
- What to Do if You Witness a Member of the SLU Community Being Treated Disrespectfully by a Colleague (PDF)
- What to Do if You are Accused of Treating a Colleague Disrespectfully (PDF)
Policies and Related Information
- Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy
- Faculty Manual
- Faculty Senate
- Harassment Policy
- Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
- Sexual Misconduct Policy
- Social Media Guidelines
- Staff Advisory Committee
- Staff Grievance Policy
- Staff Performance Management Policy
- University Compliance
- SLUCare Medical Faculty, Staff, and Trainee Professional Conduct Policy