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Staff Enrichment

Posted May 12, 1999

For information or to enroll, call 643-7754.

Free, Confidential Screenings for Anxiety Disorders
May 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Martin Luther King Student Union, 3rd floor
This free, confidential screening program includes a short video, a questionaire and a discussion of the results with a mental health professional. Referrals for follow-up evaluation and treatment will be available.

Communicating When You're Angry
May 24, 1-4:30 p.m.
Anger is an instructive emotion that lets you know when you may have been injured or wronged. Simply reacting angrily, however, may make problems worse. This workshop helps participants learn ways of translating anger into effective communication. Methods will include lecture, self-assessment, discussion and practice sessions.

Dealing with Difficult Situations and Behaviors in the Workplace
June 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dealing with difficult situations, our own emotions, and incompatible styles presents a difficult challenge in the workplace. This workshop helps participants learn ways to analyze and deal with problematic situations, people and personal styles in constructive ways. For information or to enroll, contact the Staff Ombuds Office, 642-7823.

For information or to enroll call 643-4646.

Free Skin Cancer Screening
May 15, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Round Table Pizza Parking Lot on Main Street in Pleasanton.
First come, first seen. No appointment necessary.

Walking Group Kickoff Day
June 2, 12:10- 1 p.m., at the base of the Campanile
See the University Health Services website for information.

Summer Sun Safety Day '99
June 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Campanile Esplanade
See the University Health Services website for information.

Calling All Cooks!
June 8, noon - 1 pm., Krouzian Room, Bancroft Library (2nd floor)
Summer Salads is the theme of this session. Join faculty and staff to share food, recipes and cooking tips.

Excellence in Supervision: Promoting a Safe and Healthy Work Environment
June 15, 1- 5 p.m. or June 16, 8 a.m.-noon
This new, interactive class is designed to assist managers and supervisors in providing a safe and healthy work environment. Learn about supervisory responsibilities for health and safety, campus resources, developing a prevention action plan, how to investigate and what to do when an injury occurs. Co-taught by EH&S and University Health Services.

For information on health-related workshops and events for faculty and staff, see the UHS website, at


May 12 - June 8, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 34)
Copyright 1999, The Regents of the University of California.
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