Programs and Presentations

Upcoming Workshops

Title: Talk Saves Lives

Date: Wednesday March 27, 2019

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: University Union, UUW 325

Presenter: Kathy Eckert, Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier & Heidi Mikeska, Broome County Mental Health/BC Safe Coalition

A community-based presentation from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. Register at: https://www.binghamton.edu/uctd/

May
7
Tue
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
UU102

The Employee Assistance Program and Healthy Campus Agents are hosting a seminar on Sleep Hygiene with Richard Moose, MD, Medical Director of Decker Health Services. Research shows that a lack of sleep can lead to difficulty maintaining a healthy weight and increases risk of developing chronic diseases. Dr. Moose will discuss ways to improve and preserve your sleep schedule for optimal health.
May
15
Wed
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
University Greenhouse

Come and learn how to put together your very own succulent dish garden with the University Greenhouse staff. There will be a short talk and demonstration regarding how to put these containers together that will follow with a hands on activity. Faculty and staff will be able to bring their individual dish garden home with them. Participants are asked to bring $5 that will cover the cost of the plants, soil and the container. Space is limited. This workshop is sponsored by EAP.
May
22
Wed
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
University Greenhouse

Come and learn how to put together your very own succulent dish garden with the University Greenhouse staff. There will be a short talk and demonstration regarding how to put these containers together that will follow with a hands on activity. Faculty and staff will be able to bring their individual dish garden home with them. Participants are asked to bring $5 that will cover the cost of the plants, soil and the container. Space is limited. This workshop is sponsored by EAP.
Jun
5
Wed
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Alumni Lounge, O'Connor Buildi

If you are parenting or caring for a young person on the spectrum and are interested in learning how to navigate the transition between high school and adulthood this talk is for you. Dr. Jennifer Mattson will discuss best practices for supporting adolescents with ASD in regards to major life changes. Information will be presented on common challenges in the transition process as well as useful resources to assist families. This workshop is sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.
Jun
12
Wed
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
UU111

Specific steps for developing your own spending plan will be reviewed. The 50-30-20 rule for determining fixed expenses, flexible spending, and financial goals will be applied in this session. The benefits of developing a personal spending plan, how to track income and expenses, and strategies for record keeping will be covered through a case study approach. SEFCU will provide educational materials to each participant. This workshop is sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.
Jul
2
Tue
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Decker Health - Conference Roo

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 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.
Jul
9
Tue
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Decker Health - Conference Roo

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 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.
Jul
16
Tue
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Decker Health - Conference Roo

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 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.
Jul
24
Wed
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UU124

For the second session, we will cover the last three steps in the process; consultation, constructive confrontation and referral to EAP. We will focus on how to manage difficult workplace situations and interpersonal communication conflicts. We will discuss the importance of using constructive confrontation for solution-focused outcomes. This session will also provide participants an opportunity to engage this new knowledge in practice while learning about other resources to access as well.
Jul
30
Tue
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Decker Health - Conference Roo

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 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.