Fall 2020: Work & Life Support Webinars

Mark your calendars. The following live webinars will be offered for all Miami faculty, staff, and families. Topics will cover tools and resources for coping with work & life stressors. All presenters are experts on their topics and selected by Miami’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Impact Solutions.

October 8, 2020, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
October 23, 2020, 11:00 - 11:30 am
Overview of Miami’s Impact Solutions Employee Work & Life Support Programs with Dr. Holly Brown
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Learn about the free, voluntary, confidential counseling and referral program available to Miami employees and their family members. The presentation will cover a wide spectrum of in-person, telephonic, and online support resources - from COVID-19, stress/family issues to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, legal and financial pressures, child/ elder-care needs, and more.

October 14, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Recharge with Mindfulness with Daron Larson
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Learn how to savor rest even when you're busy and avoid making stressful times even worse. Practical ideas for navigating work pressures, family drama, and the challenges of daily life.

November 11, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Mental Health Resilience during a Pandemic with Ria Dark
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Learn to manage your own feeling of grief, sense of shame and loneliness and actively adapt to a changing work environment while helping and supporting colleagues in need. Learn numerous effective interventions to promote the culture of eliminating stigma around challenges after a pandemic and an environment where everyone is encouraged to get help by accessing resources available to them. Employees must be able to develop resiliency in managing the current pandemic and its repercussions on mental health.

December 9, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
We’re All in This Together: Creating a Self and Socially Aware Workplace with Andrea Peck
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Embracing differences and finding balance has always been challenging, but now more than ever, we not only need to work together, but we need to learn how we can help one another and the workplace thrive. In this session participants will define social and self-awareness, identify their importance and impact on the workplace, assess your social and self-awareness IQs and how they influence you and others, identify obstacles and barriers to achieving a balanced, aware work environment, and learn communication that supports and encourages inclusion, connection, and diverse perspectives.