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Work-Life Workshops and Series 

 

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Work-Life Presentations
 
The Pink Life Saver Mobile Mammogram Coach
6/10, 7/15, 8/20, 9/23, 10/21, 11/17, 12/16 - 9am to 3pm - ARC EC Zone Parking Lot
Thanks to financial support provided by Elevations Credit Union, the UCH Pink Life Saver will park monthly in the EC Zone Parking Lot to offer convenient access to mobile mammography services for UCB employees. The Pink Life Saver coach will be parked on east campus, just south of the ARC building in the EC Zone Parking Lot.  Appointments are required - please contact 720-848-1030 to make your appointment and visit https://www.uchealth.org/Pages/Services/Imaging-and-Radiology/Mobile-Mammography-The-Pink-Life-Saver.aspx for details about this service and eligibility. While UCB Human Resources has invited the bus to serve our employees, employees are financially responsible for mammogram services. Please contact your insurance provider to insure coverage and/or to understand your payment responsibility before scheduling your appointment.
 
Adding Exercise to Your Stress Management Regimen
6/17/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
Learn of the most recent research on exercise as an effective tool to manage stress, anxiety, and depression. In addition, we’ll discuss tips and ideas to get you started on adding exercise and maintaining it in your daily plan of activities. Information will be presented by Denise Adelsen of CU-Boulder Recreation Center, Rodger Kram of the Department of Integrative Physiology, and Janeen Haller-Abernethy from the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10067.
 
Ready to Quit? Tobacco Cessation 101
CANCELED - 6/25/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
NEW DATE & LOCATION - 7/8/2015, 12pm to 1pm, ARCE 346 (East Campus)
This workshop will identify the most effective ways to quit tobacco and also help participants assess their readiness for change as they consider quitting tobacco. Cessation methodologies from the behavioral health and medical fields will be presented by Janeen Haller-Abernethy, LCSW, Counselor and Work-Life Program Coordinator, CU-Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10068.
 
Keeping Our Kids Close in the Age of Technology
7/9/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
Many parents find themselves questioning the prevalence and accessibility of technology. We’ll explore concerns about social media and other technology use with particular focus on long-term impact on the minds, bodies and relationships of our children. Join the discussion and learn specific approaches to remaining relevant and connected to your children in this age of social technology. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10066.
 
Coping with Change in the Workplace
7/21/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
Organizational change can trigger anxiety, stress, and uncertainty. Gain a better understanding of the physical, emotional, and behavioral responses that are commonly experienced when change occurs. We will explore why coping with change is important and discuss positive stress management strategies to deal with change more effectively. Information will be presented by Olga M. Vera, PhD, Director, CU-Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10069.
 
Women and Money: Unique Challenges and Considerations - Registration is CLOSED - program is FULL.
7/30/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
Lunch provided by Elevations Credit Union
Today, with more women than ever responsible for the financial well-being of their family, it’s critical that women know how to save, invest, and plan for their future. Together, we'll take a look at some of the unique financial challenges faced by women and some of the steps women can take to manage their financial future. At the close of the session, participants will have a unique opportunity to identify specific topics for follow-up at subsequent presentations on 8/19/15 & 9/9/15. Information will be presented by Stephanie Leatherman, Financial Advisor, Elevations Credit Union. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space and lunch (include veggie or meat request) for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10065.
 
Digging Deeper into Workplace Conflict: Collaborative Ombuds & FSAP Presentation
8/11/2015, 12pm to 1:30pm, UMC 247
Join us for a discussion of workplace conflict including strategies for self-reflection in order to reduce tension in the work setting. Facilitators will explore the conflict continuum, strategies for analyzing difficult interactions and/or relationships, and how to take control of workplace tension in order to create better outcomes for self and team. This discussion will be facilitated by mediators from the CU-Boulder Ombuds Office and counselors from the CU-Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10064.
 
Growing Through Grief
8/20/2015, 12pm to 1pm, UMC 247
Grief may be experienced in response to physical losses, such as death or disaster, or in response to symbolic or social losses like divorce or job separation.  Drawing from the latest research in mindfulness practice and neuroscience, this workshop will offer practices and information to help understand and integrate loss-related changes in our lives. Information presented by Paulette EricksonEngland, Staff Counselor, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program or register via Skillsoft Course Number: A10070.
 
Series Programs
 
 
Mind Your Money Behaviors - Registration is now CLOSED - This program is FULL.
Tuesdays, 6/9/2015 through 7/7/2015, 12pm to 1pm
UMC 245 (6/9, 6/16, 6/23), UMC 247 (6/30), UMC 425 (7/7)
Learn strategies to quell your money worries and improve your financial behaviors. In this 5-week series, you’ll learn how to apply cognitive behavioral and mindfulness strategies to your money habits and behaviors. Participants will also use various researched inventories to identify financial behavioral tendencies and money values. Each week will include discussion of assigned readings or strategies. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions and gain insight from CU-plan approved investment vendors. This series will be co-facilitated by Jennifer Staley, Financial Wellness Content Specialist, UC Employee Services and Janeen Haller-Abernethy, LCSW, Counselor and Work-Life Coordinator, UCB Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Participants are asked to attend all 5 sessions in this series. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program.
Stress Reduction Series
Wednesdays, 7/8/2015 through 8/12/2015 (no meeting on 8/5), 12pm to 1pm, UMC 425
Stress reduction strategies have been documented to decrease physical and psychological symptoms, increase relaxation, reduce pain, and also improve self-esteem, enthusiasm, and coping skills. In this educational workshop series, participants will learn and practice effective strategies for reducing everyday life stress. Participants will acquire knowledge of mindfulness, meditation, visualization, guided imagery, cognitive restructuring, emotional health and regulation. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions. Facilitated by Paulette EricksonEngland, Staff Counselor, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program.
 
Change Your Behavior, Change Your Weight
Thursdays, 7/9/2015 through 8/13/2015 (no meeting on 8/6), 12pm to 1pm, UMC 425
Explore behaviors causing or maintaining excess weight and obesity. Participants will learn why crash dieting and temporary weight changes don’t work. Topics include motivation and goal setting for long-term weight loss, journaling food intake, mindless and mindful eating, impulsive eating, body image, and adding activity to support healthy weight. Participants will learn ways to change behavior in support of sustainable weight loss. Participants are asked to attend all 5 sessions in this series. Facilitated by Janeen Haller-Abernethy, Counselor and Work-Life Coordinator, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Email Janeen.hallerabernethy@colorado.edu to reserve your space for this program.
 
 
 

 

 

 


 

 

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