Employee Assistance Workshops

FALL 2014

Holiday Hula 3.0

Date: Tuesday, December 16th
Place: UUW324 University Union
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Jennie Bruns our resident Hula enthusiast will share with us some fundamental elements of Hula dancing and Hawaiian culture. Jennie has a great love for this art form and welcomes the opportunity to share her knowledge with others. All are welcome, regardless of your dance experience. If you are an adventurous person, this is truly a worthwhile event for you. To register call 777-6362 or click the "register for workshops" link at http://uctd.binghamton.edu

 

Yoga for Stress Reduction
Date: Thursday, December 18th
Place: UUW 324
Time: 12:00 – 1:00

Take a break from your day and join us for a nice vinyasa yoga flow. Breathe, twist, and release the stress of the semester, with Dr Kate Shinko, University Counseling Center and There will be a brief discussion at the end of how yoga can be integrated into daily living to help reduce stress. Bring a mat, wear comfortable clothes, and prepare to connect with your body, mind, and spirit! All levels welcome.

 

SPRING 2015

Family Conversation Starters on Financing Aging, Death and Taxes
Presenter: Kathleen Clark, Financial Planner, S.E.E.D. Financial Strategies
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Place: UUW 325
Time: 10:30 am - Noon

Throughout this talk we will discuss the reality of the effects aging loved ones have on families as well as the importance of having and starting a conversation on this topic for families. We will review various residency options as one advances in years along with appropriate financing considerations. Finally we will provide tips on how you can review your own estate distribution plan to ensure you have taken the appropriate steps so that it will be disbursed in the way you intended.

 

What You Need to Know About End of Life Decisions:
Hospice, Palliative Care and Advance Directives
Presenter: UHS Palliative Care Team
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Place: UUW 325
Time: 10 am - 11:30 am

When doctors face end of life decisions for themselves, they choose palliative care 3 times more often than the general public. Case matched patients who enroll in Hospice live 20% longer than patients who do not. Palliative Care patients almost universally rate their quality of life much higher than non-Palliative Care patients AND they consume only 40% of the medical resources of non-Palliative Care patients. Join us for a discussion on the acute care medical system, prolonging life and the American experience of death and dying.

 

Navigating the Tough Issues: EAP and Supervisory Training
Presenter: The EAP Staff
Date: Tuesday April 7, 2015
Place: UU 124
Time: 10am - Noon

If you are a new (or seasoned!) supervisor and want to know how the Employee Assistance Program can assist you in with your supervisory duties, this session will provide an overview of the EAP program, and how best to make an appropriate referral. Did you know that on average, 25-40% of a manager's time is spent on workplace conflicts? EAP is an effective resource to help in these situations! Topics of discussion will include identifying your responsibilities as they relate to performance management, work place documentation, and the positive use of EAP as one of your supervisory tools.

 

Navigating the Tough Issues: EAP and Supervisory Training
Presenter: The EAP Staff
Date: Wednesday April 22, 2015
Place: UU 124
Time: 1pm – 3pm

If you are a new (or seasoned!) supervisor and want to know how the Employee Assistance Program can assist you in with your supervisory duties, this session will provide an overview of the EAP program, and how best to make an appropriate referral. Did you know that on average, 25-40% of a manager's time is spent on workplace conflicts? EAP is an effective resource to help in these situations! Topics of discussion will include identifying your responsibilities as they relate to performance management, work place documentation, and the positive use of EAP as one of your supervisory tools.

 

 

Last Updated: 12/16/14