Foster your well-being, stress relief and balance with upcoming learning opportunities
Let’s face it — with the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice and radical changes in our work/life environments, it’s been a tough year. UCOP is here to help with opportunities to connect with coworkers while learning to prioritize your well-being, find balance and reduce stress.
UCOP Learning and Development Courses
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Mindfulness at UCOP
May 7 or June 4, 10-11 a.m. (PT)
Less stress. Enhanced awareness and focus. Improved health. These are some of the benefits shown in research studies on mindfulness. In this one-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness at work through simple mindfulness techniques.
May 19, 1 – 2 p.m. (PT)
Job stress can be all-consuming — but it doesn’t have to be. Find ways to identify your triggers and put challenges into perspective. Plus, gain helpful strategies for reducing stress and advice for knowing when to seek help.
21 Practices for Happiness and Accomplishment at Work
May 27, 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (PT)
Presented by People-OnTheGo — one of UCOP’s most popular training vendors — this course will teach you to develop and practice mindfulness, emotional intelligence, growth mindset and productivity skills to excel in the workplace and in your personal life. You’ll focus on behavioral changes and initiative-taking, while at the same time paying attention to self-care, stress reduction, fostering enjoyment and self-fulfillment.
For questions about the above events, contact email@example.com.
OPSA presents: Managing Overwhelm with Dr. Paula Trejo-Philips
April 28, 11:10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)
Learn more about UCOP’s Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), get tips for managing stress, anxiety and transitions, and participate in a guided mindfulness exercise in this special event hosted by the OP Staff Assembly (OPSA). This event will be led by Paula Trejo-Phillips, Psy.D., a counselor for the UCOP and UCSF FSAPs. Paula’s specialty areas include post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, multiculturalism, coping with chronic medical illness and end-of-life issues.
No registration is needed for this event. On April 28, join the Zoom meeting here: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5109879134
For questions, contact Trish Dolan firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-paced resources to support your well-being
If your workdays are just too packed to allow for scheduled classes, there are still many opportunities to support yourself at your own pace.
- UCOP Operations: Tools for healthy telecommuting – Get CDC-vetted advice for coping during COVID-19, tips for balancing child care while working remotely and other challenges related to working from home.
- Linkedin Learning Work & Wellness collection — These high-quality courses and videos, personally vetted by the UCOP Learning and Development team, include resources for promoting physical and emotional health, such as mindfulness, yoga at work, healthy work habits, managing stress and more.
UC mental health resources
The UCOP Faculty & Staff Assistance Program and UC behavioral health benefits are here to support you, along with many well-informed, relevant resources compiled by university experts. Here is a roundup of UC mental health resources.Tags: mental health, mindfulness, stress relief