All sessions are held in UW Tower Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m.
Ever feel torn between work and fun time with family? Do you have enough “me” time? The conflicting demands of work and home can zap the time and energy you need to get everything done. In this seminar, you will identify various ways to achieve balance with your personal, family, and work responsibilities and learn how to be more effective and satisfied with both home and work life.
Presented by Sue Covey, LCSW, CEAP. Sue has over 30 years’ experience in the counseling field. She has conducted numerous workshops and training programs related to stress management and building resiliency.
Whether we are at work, home, or school, we will clash with people who are unreasonable, who do not agree with our ideas, or who challenge us. While many individuals we work with may be quite pleasant, others can be extremely difficult. In some instances, the situation may escalate into disruptive behavior. This session looks at how to stay composed, defuse situations, and effectively manage these challenging relationships.
Presented by Althea Brandis, MA, LMHC. Althea has worked as a counselor with both individuals and couples for over 10 years and has extensive experience in the areas of personal growth, relationship issues, depression, and trauma.
Stress is a part of everyday life, but it can become so unrelenting and intense that it results in burnout or poor health. In this session, learn how to snuff out burnout and light the way to a more balanced life! Explore the causes and symptoms of burnout, assess your personal risk, and learn techniques for restoring balance.
Presented by Alex Smith, LMHC, CEAP. Alex is a licensed mental health counselor and certified employee assistance professional who holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology. His experience includes over 20 years in the employee assistance program field providing counseling, training, consultation, and critical incident management services.
All sessions are noon - 1p.m. PST. — Register at least one day before the webinar. You will receive a confirmation email with a login and handouts. You may register up to 30 minutes prior, but you will not receive handouts if you wait. So don't delay!
Communication is a vital part of daily life. It’s a learned skill that often is taken for granted and administered inappropriately. Listening is often confused with hearing. People oftentimes hear someone but don’t realize they are not listening to them. Learn how to engage in productive communication techniques by identifying the six levels of listening effectively. Register here
Presented by Charlena Patterson, MSA. Charlena is an HR professional and trainer with 30 years of experience working in diverse corporate and federal environments, including the nonprofit, government, telecommunications, energy, and private government contracting sectors.
Does the day seem to fly by and you haven’t accomplished a thing on your to-do list? If time management is so easy to accomplish on our own, then why do we all feel overwhelmed? This session covers the time management process and the characteristics of effective time managers. It discusses the importance of prioritizing events and explores how to communicate delegation requests with others. Register here
Presented by Jennifer Alfonso, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C. Jennifer is a trained mediator, psychotherapist, and nationally recognized expert on anger and stress management. She provides organizational development services to both private and public organizations.