The Office of Human Resources and the Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) are offering a free, three-session webinar series on stress management.

“This series is such a great opportunity for faculty and staff to learn new coping strategies for anxiety, burnout and other kinds of stress,” says Becky McManus, director of training and development in the Office of Human Resources, adding that this is the third of three professional development series offered over the summer months, including the communication excellence series that ended on June 4 (recorded sessions still available) and the leadership excellence series that ended on July 9 (recorded sessions still available). “We are excited to offer this summer series of training webinars for our employees.”

The stress management webinar series includes the following three sessions:

Session #1: How to Deal with Anxiety in the Midst of Stressful Circumstances
Friday, July 23, 10–11 a.m.
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This past year, our world has been faced with a series of difficult and stressful circumstances that have left many of us feeling anxious. This timely session discusses several practical approaches to dealing with anxiety including managing our self-talk, expressing our emotions and seeking appropriate support from others.

Session #2: Managing the Stress of Change
Friday, July 30, 10–11 a.m.
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Our constantly changing world creates stress and difficulty for most of us. This important session provides several techniques designed to help individuals to more effectively cope with, and adjust to, the changes in their lives. In addition, the presentation covers strategies for increasing overall resilience.

Session #3: Preventing & Overcoming Burnout
Friday, Aug. 6, 10–11 a.m.
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This important workshop takes a practical look at the causes of burnout and provides several life management strategies that can help individuals to improve their health, regain motivation and increase life satisfaction. Strategies include building resilience, time and stress management and identifying and pursuing our life’s purpose.

To get the link to a recorded version, or for further information about this stress management webinar series, please contact Becky McManus.