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Posted January 13, 1999

CARE Services
For information or to enroll call 643-7754.

Elder Care: Asian-American Families and Caregiving
Jan. 21, noon-1:30 p.m. (including an optional 30-minute discussion), Tang Education Center
Topics covered will include caregiving practices, cultural beliefs and traditions in Asian-American families, as well as social service and health care resources for Asian-American elders.

The Challenges of Supervising Staff with Family Care Obligations
Jan. 27, noon-1 p.m.
Participants will share approaches to adapting the work processes to meet both the needs of employees and the department. Enrollment is required.

Stress and Coping for African-Americans Working at UCB
Feb. 1, 12:10-1:30 p.m.
The workshop will help participants develop positive approaches to stress management including self-assessment, action planning, supportive networking and concrete coping strategies. Enrollment is required.

For information or to enroll call 643-4646.

Mind-Body Movement Series: Alexander Technique
Jan. 22, 12:10-1 p.m.
Discover effective ways to improve your posture or the way you sit, stand or walk. Recommended for anyone who hopes to ease pain or gain more flexibility and strength. Enrollment is required.

Health*Matters Walking Group
Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, 12:10-1 p.m., starting at the Campanile
Enjoy the benefits of a 30-35 minute walk through campus with faculty and staff peers.

For information on health-related workshops and events for faculty and staff, see

Employee Relations

Brown Bag Lunches for Supervisors
For information call 642-7163. No enrollment is required.

Employee Development and Training
For information call 642-8134.

Career Self Assessment
Jan 27, Feb 3, 10 and 17, 9-11:30 a.m., 24 University Hall, $15 fee for Berkeley campus employees.

Job Mobility at UCB
Jan. 13 and 20, 9-11:30 a.m., 24 University Hall

Team Building for Your Workgroup
Jan. 21 and 28, 8:30-noon, 24 University Hall

CALS Project Brown Bagger
Jan. 26, noon, 24 University Hall
Learn about tutoring or being tutored by your collegues. Feel free to bring a lunch. For information call 643-5280.

The application deadline for the Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) and Professional Skills Assessment Program (PSAP) is Friday, Jan. 22. This year MSAP will be held May 4-7; PSAP will be March 22-16. For information or an application, contact John Bono at 643-3157 or


January 13 - 19, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 19)
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