Fall 2018 KY CUPA-HR conference

When: September 19-21, 2018

Where: Holiday Inn 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 42103



Opening Keynote – Liberating Structures: Novel Tools for Breakout Engagement, Innovation and Inclusion

Is it possible to help transform higher education using simple, easy to learn engagement processes? Come find out. During this session we will explore a phenomenon spreading through a number of institutions across the U.S., Canada, and beyond called Liberating Structures. You will learn the extent of this spread, well as the types of results and outcomes that are taking place. Presenters representing several Universities will share best practices and describe their experiences (and cautions) about “scaling-up Liberating Structures.” This is an interactive session utilizing Liberating Structures as part of the process.

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Breakout Session #1: Kentucky Legal Update—Kasey Coleman, Sturgill Turner

Hear the latest from legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting your workplace. You’ll also learn about what it all means for human resources on your campus.

KY Legal Update

Breakout Session #2: Tennessee Legal Update—Stacey Garrett Koju, Bone McAllester Norton

Hear the latest from legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting your workplace. You’ll also learn about what it all means for human resources on your campus.

TN Legal Update

Breakout Session #3: Design Thinking—Dana Cosby,

Design thinking is an optimistic, think-beyond-the-walls collection of tools with endless possibilities for problem-solving and future building applications.

With a focus on “wicked problems” (those not easily defined or solved with historical data), the methodology is purposeful for many of the contemporary problems facing human resources today…such as succession planning, organizational architecture and design, and employee engagement. The process is human-centric, focusing on the “people side” of challenges. In this session, you will learn the basics of design thinking and discover how to lead a design thinking workshop session and access helpful resources.

 Design Thinking

Breakout Session #4: Title IX—Latosha Dexter

The average person thinks of sex discrimination and harassment under Title VII as analogous to a Title IX sexual misconduct complaint. However, although the two federal civil rights mandates have a lot in common they also have a lot of differences. This session will explore the similarities and differences and offer practical guidance for developing appropriate policies, investigating claims, and preparing for defense of claims.                     

Title VII IX

Breakout Session #5: Innovation and Data-Driven Strategies in Corporate Healthcare —Karen Amato, Lockton

There has been a shift in mindset as companies look beyond solutions that manage healthcare costs and deliver an “ROI” to a more holistic approach of building a culture of health. Successful organizations are focusing on total employee health and innovative solutions that drive engagement, as they compete to recruit and retain the best talent and aspire to be an employer of choice. Data analytics is providing the insights for actionable, targeted solutions to impact efficient utilization of healthcare dollars and deliver on population health needs. Meanwhile, employees are seeking personalized programs to improve their overall well-being. One size only fits “one” and less targeted solutions can result in employee disengagement. We will discuss the innovative trends in population health and how to use data insights to determine “right-fit” solutions and drive engagement.

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Breakout Session #6: Leveraging Your Learning Management System to Shoulder the Load of Required, Repetitive Training—Michelle Hutchinson, Employment and Training Manager, & Xavier Scott, Instructional Designer, Morehead State University

Everyone spends time training search committees on best practices of interviewing and making recommendations for hire. Getting this training completed in a timely manner can be challenging and time consuming. This workshop is an example of how you can leverage the learning management system at your institution to help you become more efficient when having to share the same information multiple times to many different people.

Morehead State University’s Office of Human Resources and Office of Distance Education and Instructional Design partnered together to create a course housed in Blackboard (our LMS) with assessments and capability to track completions. This session would outline what we did and how we did it.

Leveraging your LMS Presentation

Breakout Session #7: HSAs and Patient Advocacy Programs—Matt Irvine, Health Equity

Consumer Driven Healthcare is sweeping the nation as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are the fastest growing financial account in our nation’s history. We will discuss how the consumer becomes empowered to build health savings when presented with financial incentives, tax savings, and premium discounts inherent in the plan design and tax strategies of the high-deductible health plan and health savings account. Our journey will begin with a review of basic principles and trends followed by discussion on preparing for medical expenses in the future. We round out the workshop by reviewing programs that help the individual member get the most out of the HSA as it relates to transparency in pricing, telemedicine and patient advocacy/support. The ultimate goal of this workshop is to focus on equipping your employees to have a positive experience with an HSA/CDHP strategy and in the end – bend your cost curve.

HSAs and Patient Advocacy Programs

Breakout Session #8: Microaggressions—Donna Henry

This presentation helps participants understand microaggressions and implicit bias, and how they can negatively impact the relationships between co-workers, as well as student success in the classroom. Participants will also learn how to effectively recognize and combat microaggressions when they occur, both in the work-place and the classroom.

1) Discuss implicit bias and define different forms of microaggressions.

2) Illustrate via case studies examples and discuss the ways microaggressions present in both the workplace and classroom.

3) Practice recognizing and proposing strategies for eliminating microaggressions.

4) Role play to deepen participants’ practice of recognizing and eliminating microaggressions.

5) Finally, explore the impact of microaggressions on student-faculty-staff relationships and the importance of creating a culture that addresses them

General Session: Birds of a Feather  –Group discussions and reports on HR Emerging Trends and Legislative and Legal Issues

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