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Work-Life Workshops and Events 

Join FSAP and various community or university-based speakers for upcoming presentations on various work-life topics. For more information or to register for a session, please contact us at 303-492-3020.





Fall 2014 . Faculty and Staff Assistance Program . Work Life Workshops  

Topic:  Easy Eating
Dates:  11/5, 11/12
Location:  Alferd Packer Grill @ the UMC, meet at the Salad Bar
Time:  2:30pm – 4pm
Required:  RSVP; Must wear close-toed shoes, pants, hat to participate. 

Expert UMC food service staff are teaming up with the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) to offer fall presentations to faculty and staff on preparing convenient, nutritious meals. UMC staff will teach simple ways to combine ingredients for tasty soups, salsas, rotisserie chicken meals, and ancient grain meals. Each session is offered on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP required for registration. This program is funded by Elevations Credit Union. 

November 5, 2014 - Learn to combine seasonal vegetables and herbs to create delicious soups or stews.

November 12, 2014 - Learn how to prepare ancient grains and turn them into a meal. 

Presenter:  Responsible for a $3.9 million dollar catering operations and retail budget, Robin Margolin is the Director of UMC Food Services, University of Colorado at Boulder. Robin has been at CU for 19 years working in all departments at UMC Food Service including as Executive Chef, Catering Manager and Retail Manager. Ms. Margolin holds BSBA in Hotel Restaurant Management and an MA in Organizational Management. Robin will be accompanied by the current UMC Executive Chef, Dean Couchy and Jena Lougee, Assistant Director for Catering Operations. Please or call 303-492-3020 to register

Topic: Eldercare Panel
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Location: UMC 425
Time: 12pm - 1:30pm
Join area professionals representing legal, housing, financial, caregiving, and elder referral fields to gain information on eldercare. Panelists will provide general information and answer questions on issues and considerations when finding, financing, and coordinating care for an older family member or loved one.
RSVP Required - Please call 303-492-3020.



Topic: Mind Your Money Behaviors
Date: Tuesdays – November 11 through December 9, 2014
Location: UMC 382-386
Time: 12pm to 1:30pm
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 their financial behaviors 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 (CU – Employee Services) and Janeen Haller-Abernethy, MSW, Counselor and Work-Life Coordinator (CU-Boulder, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program). RSVP Required - Please call 303-492-3020.