About Tuesday Talks
Family Service EAP is pleased to present Tuesday Talks, a series of monthly morning wellness seminars, enjoyed over coffee and muffins.
- Presenters: Steven Bernstein, LMHC, EAP Account Manager & Mary Quinn, LICSW, EAP Account Manager
- Location: 430 North Canal Street, Lawrence, 1st Floor Conference Room
- Time: 8:00 - 9:30 A.M.
- Who Should Attend: Open to the community
- Cost: $10.00 per person
- RSVP: LDoiron@FamilyServiceInc.com
For more information, please contact Steven Bernstein at (978) 327-6660 or Mary Quinn at (978) 327-6672.
Please be advised, space is limited.
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2013 Tuesday Talks Schedule
March 5: Elder Care -- Learn valuable information about the aging process; explore issues unique to the elder population (including mobility, safety, and health) and how to deal with them; and discuss how to care for one self while caring for an elder adult.
April 9: Effective Communication -- Examine the different types of communication (verbal, non-verbal); different communication styles (passive-aggressive); common communication roadblocks (misunderstanding, intent versus effect); and how to effectively manage them though various strategies, such as active listening, ‘I-statements’, and validation.
May 14: Stress Management -- Defines stress and its causes; examines sources of life and workplace stress; looks at symptoms and consequences of long-term stress; examines the fight-flight syndrome; and focuses on various techniques for managing stress.
June 11: EAP Supervisor Training (supervisors only) -- Learn about the function of EAP; signs to look for when considering an EAP referral; and the process by which one makes an EAP referral. We’ll also examine the difference between job performance problems and personal problems; as well as how to talk to troubled employees.
July 9: Balancing Work and Family -- Looks at the importance of identifying and prioritizing one’s needs; time management techniques; developing adequate support systems; self-care; and general coping skills.
August 13: Healthy Living -- Examine how to develop a healthy lifestyle, looking at key nutritional concepts (e.g. portion control); the importance of balancing what we ‘take’ in versus ‘burn’; and the benefit of daily activity; as well as alternatives to conventional exercise.
September 10: Adapting to Change Examines the stages of change; physical and emotional responses to change; the effects of change on the individual; as well as general coping techniques.
October 8: Elder Care -- Learn valuable information about the aging process; explore issues unique to the elder population (including mobility, safety, and health) and how to deal with them; and discuss how to care for one self while caring for an elder adult.
November 12: Managing Holiday Stress -- This workshop looks at the various stressors associated with the holidays – financial pressures, “perfectionism”, family dynamics – and explores various techniques for managing them, like budgeting, prioritizing, and adjusting expectations.
December 10: Balancing Work and Family -- Looks at the importance of prioritizing activities based on one’s goals; time management techniques; and general coping skills.