Thursday, May 2, 2019

FEAP Seminars this May and June

Check out these upcoming seminars from the UVA Faculty & Employee Assistance Program (FEAP).

To Register: email  (include name, employer, department, email address & phone number) or call 434.243.2643

Understanding Anxiety
Presented by Joseph Ipacs, MD

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in the U.S. and result in +$4.1 billion in indirect workplace costs. For many people with an anxiety disorder, successfully maintaining a job is an essential part of recovery and well-being. Learn how employers can help facilitate this by creating an informed and accommodating work environment and how family members can understand and support their loved ones with anxiety. In this presentation, we will discuss general anxiety, panic disorders and other anxiety-based issues and effective treatment approaches. Rumination and worry are common symptoms but when is it more than that?

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
12 – 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

Raising the Digital Generation
Presented by Monical Maughlin, LPC, CEAP

Technology is transforming the way that we relate and live our lives. This seminar will explore the opportunities and challenges that raising kids in the digital age brings, and will provide strategies for raising a generation of kids transformed by technology.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

Stress First Aid:  Caring for Self & Others
Presented by Joyce Camden, LCSW

This seminar covers the degrees of stress which can impact people and ways to identify and reduce the impact of such stress. Most Health Care Professionals have a moderate to high level of stress as usual elements in the work environment. Personal life can also have events and waves of moderate to high stress levels. Independently or together those natural factors in life can accumulate and have heavy impact. There are many ways to expand awareness of stress and how it can become symptomatic. There are also on-going practices which can help heal, restore, and prevent stress from reaching a point of negatively effecting ones experiences and relationships. This workshop provides ways to address these issues with tools and practices that can serve you and your co-workers.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

Parenting Age 0-3 Years:  Fostering Emotional Intelligence in Young Children
Presented by Ken Horne, LCSW

This seminar will focus on skills and techniques for parents and grandparents to foster social-emotional intelligence in young children. Eighty percent of brain growth happens in the first three years of life and there are a variety of evidence-based methods parents can learn to set their children up for success. Drawing from the Boston Basics Campaign and neuroscience research, we will look at everyday interactions between children and caregivers that provide countless opportunities to lay a foundation for wellness and make the most of the first three years of life.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall, room 389

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