Compensation and Vocational Rehabilitation
Workers' Compensation Reporting Procedures Feb. 25, 9:30-11 a.m.
A must for managers and supervisors, this one-session class assists
staff in understanding what is required when an employee be-comes injured
on the job. To enroll call Margaret Kertess at 643-9316.
CARE Services For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.
Using Humor to Cope with Caregiving Stress
Feb. 26, noon-1:30 pm (includes optional 30-minute discussion), Education
Center, Tang Center
The featured speaker is Aundre Herron, attorney-at-law, professional
comedian and family caregiver. No enrollment is required. Co-sponsored
with the Retirement Center.
Raising Resilient Children Mar.4, noon-1:30 p.m.
Meg Zweiback, columnist and child development specialist, speaks on
ways to nurture your children's positive resiliency and coping skills,
including strategies for helping them cope with the ups and downs of daily
Employee Development and Training For information, call 642-8134.
Follow your department training guidelines before signing up for classes.
Women Leaders: A Symposium for Women in University Settings March
12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Clark Kerr Campus
M. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General, will be the keynote
speaker for this all-day conference developed under the auspices of the
UCSF Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women.
The conference is intended to give women, especially those at UCSF and
Berkeley campuses, an opportunity to discuss the status of women's leadership
in higher education.
For information see the web site at http://rebus.ucsf.edu/~wls.
To register call Jean Chen (415) 476-5836.
The CALS Project Needs You
Volunteer tutors are needed to work with campus employees who want to
improve their writing, speaking, reading or basic math skills.
The next tutor training begins March 4. Tutoring is scheduled at convenient
times and locations.
For information on becoming a tutor or learner with the CALS Project,
contact Jane Griswold at 643-5280 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Employee Orientation March 3 and 17, 8:30 a.m.-noon
This orientation, offered twice monthly, covers campus structure and
culture, benefits, computer competency and safety related issues. Presentations
addressing these issues are given by staff from the campus police department;
Environment, Health and Safety; University Health Services; and the campus
Business Writing Workshop Series March 17, 19, 31 and April 2,
These four "brush-up" workshops will give experienced writers
information on challenging business writing issues. In each 2-hour session,
subject experts will offer ideas to help make one's writing process more
efficient, effective and professional.
You may register for one or more of the following workshops: Email:
Effective Use and Etiquette, March 17; Campus Writing Standards, March
19; Grammar and Punctuation Challenges, March 31; and Persuasive Writing
for Promotion and Marketing, April 2.
Wellness/Health*Matters For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.
Menopause Mar. 3, 10 and 17*, 12:10-1 p.m.
Find out how the body changes during menopause, identify methods to
cope with symptoms of menopause and evaluate the pros and cons of estrogen
replacement versus hormone therapy.
*The third class offers an opportunity for discussion, questions and
answers with a CARE counselor and is open to all interested women.
Your Back Matters Mar. 4, 11 and 18, 3-4:30 p.m.
Find out about back basics, learn stretching and strengthening exercises
and preventive self-care and practice good posture and proper body mechanics.