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Resolutions: Finding Motivation for Change

Monday, January 12, 2015; 12pm to 1pm; UMC 245

Have you set your resolutions for the New Year? Now, are you wondering how to start chipping away at them? You probably know some or all of the steps for the specific change. You may not know why you hit ‘road blocks’, begin to lack motivation, or have trouble with the ‘final push’ toward your goal(s). We’ll discuss the Trans-theoretical Stages of Change model, how to work through the change stages, tips and strategies for improving motivation, and how to remain focused on achieving your goal(s).

Presenters:

Paulette Erickson England, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Staff Counselor for the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, and mother of two children. Paulette’s background is in prevention programs in Community Social Work and private practice offering support to women through all the stages of life. 

Janeen Haller-Abernethy is a staff counselor of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program focusing on behavior change to support healthier lifestyles. She has worked as a Wellness Coach focusing on client change to impact weight, physical health, stress management, and a more active lifestyle. As a social worker, Janeen has worked with children, older adults, adult men and women, and victims of abuse. Her work with the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program at CU-Boulder has focused on behavior changes that create healthier lifestyles as well as stress reduction in relationships and in the workplace.  

Jessica  Dallman is a third year graduate student at   Naropa University, earning an M.A. in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Wilderness Therapy. As a Wilderness Therapist, she considers and integrates the more-than-human world into mental health practice. By utilizing both the wisdom of personal experience and the natural world, the approach offers healing on a holistic level that addresses emotional, physical, spiritual, social, and environmental factors to support and enhance human potential. She has seven years of experience working in the mental health field in clinical, educational, and research settings, as well as experience as a teacher of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Jessica is passionate about early intervention with parents and families and is also working with families doing equine psychotherapy.

Contact Tami Warren at 303-492-3020 to make your reservation.

  

Ready to Quit? : Tobacco Cessation 101

Wednesday, January 21, 2015; 12pm to 1pm; UMC 425

If you’re considering quitting smoking or other tobacco products, attend this 1-hour presentation for information on nicotine addiction, strategies for quitting, withdrawal symptoms, and quit aids including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and prescriptions medication. You will also learn about the ACS Fresh Start Program and how to access this ‘quit’ curriculum through your 7 free, annual FSAP counseling sessions.

Presenter:  

Janeen Haller-Abernethy is a graduate-level social worker focusing on behavior change to support healthier lifestyles. She has worked as a Wellness Coach focusing on client change to impact weight, physical health, stress management, and active lifestyle. As a social worker,  Janeen has worked with children, older adults, adult men and women, and victims of abuse. Her work with the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program at CU-Boulder has focused on behavior changes that create healthier lifestyles as well as stress reduction in relationships and in the workplace.

Contact Tami Warren at 303-492-3020 to make your reservation.

  

Pink Lifesaver RAD1208-04-Mobile-Mammo-Bug (3).gif   The Pink LifeSaver: UCH Mobile Mammogram Service 
 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015; 9am to 3pm by appointment, contact 720-848-1030 to make your mammogram appointment. Elevations CU @ 4760 Baseline Road Suite A, Boulder CO 

Have you resolved to get your mammogram done this year? The University of Colorado Hospitals, in collaboration with Elevations Credit Union and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, will bring its Pink LifeSaver mobile mammogram bus to Boulder for a day of mammogram appointments. Please contact 720-848-1030 to make your mammogram 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.


 

Community Eldercare Panel Presentations

Wednesdays, February 18, 2015 and March 18, 2015; 12pm to 1:30pm; UMC Room 425

2/18/2015 – Eldercare: Legal and Financial Concerns

3/18/2015 – Eldercare: Housing, Care and Supportive Resources

Do you need resources for an aging parent, or have legal or financial questions regarding long-term care? Participants will gain information on financing long-term care, long-term care insurance, finding in-home and facility-based care in the community, and legal/estate issues related to the care of older loved ones. Join us for this moderated panel discussion with various community-based professionals with opportunities to ask questions related to your eldercare concerns.

Contact Tami Warren at 303-492-3020 to make your reservation.