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Monthly Newsletter-November 2018

 

Fall 2018 EAP Programming

Getting to Know My "New" Colleague

Date: November 14th, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Dr. Kelly Clark, Ed. D. Director of the Q Center
Location: University Union, UUW 325

When a colleague makes a gender transition, relationships can be strained. Even when we are happy for them, it can be difficult to know what to say, what not to ask and generally how to support them at work. Dr. Kelly Clark, Director of the Q Center here at Binghamton, will create a brave space for cisgender folks (people who are not trans) to muddle through the struggles they encounter when learning to be an ally to a transitioning colleague. This will be a cisgender only space. Transgender folks, thank you for understanding that we need a safe space to learn & grow. If you would like to join this workshop visit the UCTD website at http://uctd.binghamton.edu and click the "register for workshops" link.

 

Fall 2018 Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Program

Dates: Wednesday, December 5, 12, 19, & January 2nd
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Decker Health Service Conference Room, IN 104
Presenter: Employee Assistance Program Staff

The American Cancer Society Fresh Start program is a 4 week Cessation program facilitated by the EAP staff on campus. Participants will learn that their efforts to cut down or eliminate tobacco products will have immediate and long-term health, social and financial impacts regardless of their age. Participants will also be provided with information on free resources. Classes are held weekly for one hour. Those interested will earn a certificate of completion as well as a door prize. If you are interested in joining this class, register through EAP@binghamton.edu.

 

Dance Away the Blues: De-stress December

Date: Monday, December 10 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Presenter: David Wynen, Assistant Professor; Head of Dance
Location: Fine Arts Room 104

Join us for an exciting jazz dance class to capture your rhythm! This particular class will include relaxation and rehabilitation by engaging in stretching, postural alignment and core strength. David will assist you in dancing your blues away using Luigi jazz, a dance technique that has rehabilitative properties.

 

Anxiety 101

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 12:00pm- 1:00pm
Presenter: Tracy Lord, Psy.D, Binghamton University Counseling Center Senior Counselor
Location: Alumni Lounge, Old O'Connor Building

Anxiety is a mental health condition that affects many people. During this presentation, attendees will learn about the different types of clinical anxiety and the relevant symptoms, some strategies to reduce anxiety, and tips on how to get help, as well as how to help someone you know who has anxiety. Please visit the UCTD website at http://binghamton.edu and click the "register for workshops" link to join this workshop.

 

Suicide Prevention Training: Safe Talk

Date: Wednesday, December 19
Time: 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Place: University Union, UU 102
Presenter: Suicide Prevention Center New York (SPC-NY)

SafeTalk is a half day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connects them with professionals who can help them. All campus community members are welcome to attend. This training will provide specific steps that will make a difference in someone's life. These important steps include; How to notice and respond to situations where someone has thoughts of suicide, recognize invitations for help, take steps to avoid dismissing or missing a person's signals for help, apply SafeTalk steps and to gain an awareness of current community resources for individuals who are at risk. To register for this training, visit http://uctd.binghamton.edu and click on the "register for workshops" link.

  
 

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Last Updated: 11/14/18