Category: In the News

Press release: R3 Continuum launches research institute

Posted by John Cloonan on January 31, 2017

Dedicated to filling knowledge gaps in productivity and absence management Edina, MN – 1-31-2017. R3 Continuum (R3) announced today the founding of the R3 Continuum Research Institute, whose mission is to advance the state of the art in workplace productivity. R3 provides a spectrum of services organized around the idea that people have a right […]






A New Sense of Urgency

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 23, 2016

Waking up to news of attacks in Brussels, Belgium seemed an all too familiar story. Their major international airport as well as centrally located subway station was bombed, killing at least 30 people (Rubin, Breeden, & Raghavan, 2016). Only four short months ago Paris, France was attacked by terrorists as well. Although at this time, […]






March Madness: A lesson in Human Resiliency

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 21, 2016

There has been a familiar stir around the office this week. Sports websites flooded, fee’s collected and endless, and I mean endless, discussion of who will make the Sweet 16, Elite 8 and of course, The Final Four. It’s March Madness time and across the country, millions of brackets have been completed in the hopes […]






Can Water be a Crisis Too?

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 17, 2016

In case you haven’t heard, Flint, Michigan is having a water crisis. This emergency first began in April, 2014, when due to a budget crisis Flint’s water supply was changed from its original source; a combination of Lake Huron and the Detroit River, to the Flint River where the standard treatments for corrosion control were […]






Too Close to Home

Posted by Leslie Bolt on March 14, 2016

On February 20th, 2016, West Michigan was again changed forever. In the small, quaint town of Kalamazoo, Michigan a gunman went on what appears to be a random shooting rampage which resulted in 6 deaths and two critical injuries (Hall, 2016). As this university town begins to put back together the pieces, those of us […]






Nourishment for the Mind

Posted by Dennis Potter on March 8, 2016

We are all aware that we need adequate (sometimes healthy) nourishment for our bodies, which if kept in good shape, help our brains to function. But in addition to food, is there more we can do? I recently read an article called “The Healthy Mind Platter”, by David Rock, Daniel J. Siegel, Steven A.Y. Poelmans […]






Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan

Posted by R3 Administrator on February 15, 2016

Team R3 gathered together Saturday, February 13th to help support the Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan.  The weather was forecasted to be a toasty 16 degrees, but the wind chills dropped it down to about 0 degrees.  This didn’t stop our polar bears or their support team of arctic foxes, wolves, […]






CIR Summit Explores Expanded Value

Posted by Jeff Gorter on January 18, 2016

Originally published in the 2016 1st Quarter of EAPA’s The Journal of Employee Assistance, the article summaries the Critical Incident Response Summit held at the 2015 World EAP Conference in San Diego, California.






The Language of Resilience

Posted by Les Kertay on January 12, 2016

It is vitally important that we change the way we think about CIR, and to do that we must change our language. When it comes to interventions after a workplace event, I use the term potentially disruptive event (PDE) in place of critical incident. Instead of critical incident response (CIR), I think resilience support.