Compensation And Vocational Rehabilitation
- Workers' Compensation Benefits Procedures: Advanced. Sept. 24,
Using case examples, this workshop is designed for those who have already
taken the introductory class and are interested in a more thorough understanding
of supplemental benefits. To enroll, call Laurie Westphal at 643-9403.
- To enroll or for information, call 643-4646.
- Avoiding the Mouse Trap: Pros and Cons of Alternative Pointing Devices.
Sept. 23, 12:10-1 p.m.
- Obtain pointers on safe mouse use, receive an update on alternative
pointing devices available and learn the pros and cons of various pointing
Healthy Latin American Cuisine. Sept. 24, 4-5 p.m.
- Learn the importance of a low-fat diet in obtaining optimal health,
discover ways to spice up your kitchen with healthy and low-fat ingredients,
and taste samples and receive recipes to diversify your collection. Enrollment
limited, call early.
- To enroll or for information, call 643-7754.
- Talk About Stress: Stress Management for Staff. Sept. 22 and
29, noon.-1:30 p.m.
This two-part discussion seminar is intended for clerical, administrative
and other non-supervisory campus staff. The seminar offers a supportive
forum for participants to talk about their unique sources of stress, to
crystallize their reactions to stress, to identify resources for coping
with stress, and to help develop positive approaches to stress management.
- Seminar for Recently Relocated Faculty Members and Post Doctoral
Candidates. Sept. 22 and Nov. 10, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
In pursuing scholarly endeavors, many faculty members and post-doctoral
candidates find themselves in an unfamiliar culture far away from loved
ones and usual support systems.
This two-part seminar offers a supportive environment to discuss concerns
and to explore issues of recent relocation to a new culture.
- Screening of "Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter." Sept.
25, noon-1:30 p.m. (includes optional 30-minute discussion). Tang Center,
Part of CARE Services' ongoing Taking Care brown bag series, this award-winning
film by Debora Hoffman, presented in video format, documents a daughter
coping with her mother's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
For interested participants, a facilitated discussion follows. No enrollment
- Couples Communication: Common Communication Pitfalls. Sept.
24, 6-7:30 p.m., Tang Center.
It's all too easy for couples to find themselves repeating unproductive
patterns that stall a relationship's growth.
This early evening seminar is given by Juanita Papillion, a psychologist
with extensive experience providing marital and couples therapy and teaching
about couples communication. Participants will discuss common communication
pitfalls and positive approaches to addressing them.
Both couples and individuals are encouraged to attend.
- Violence in the Workplace. Sept. 24, 1-3 p.m.
This workshop focuses on ways faculty and staff can deal with potentially
violent situations encountered at work.
Discussion will include the signs and symptoms of potential violence, strategies
for managing potentially violent people and situations, and how to care
for yourself and others.
The workshop is co-sponsored by the campus police department.
- I Hate to Budget. Sept. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
This two-hour workshop, presented by a representative from Consumer Credit
Counseling, focuses on the basics of budgeting for those who hate to budget.
Learn how simple it can be to make small, painless changes that may result
in significant personal and family savings over the course of a year.
A workbook is included. Spouses and partners are invited to attend.
Employee Development And Training
For information, call 642-8134. Follow your department training guidelines
before signing up for classes.
- New Employee Orientation. Oct. 7, 21, or Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m.-noon.
This orientation, offered twice monthly, covers campus structure, campus
culture, benefits, computer competency and safety related issues.
Presentations are given by staff from the campus police department; Environment,
Health and Safety; University Health Services; and the campus benefits
- Financial Controls/Quantitative Analysis. Oct. 13 and 15, 1:30-5
Using examples of university budget and financial data, participants in
this two-day workshop learn how to identify key data, how to determine
their meaning and how to present data effectively.
Participants also learn how to identify and calculate fixed and variable
costs, and practice preparing variance, historical and comparative reports.
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