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Upcoming courses can help boost your mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a perfect time to learn how you can prioritize your mental health at home and in the workplace. UCOP courses help you connect with coworkers while learning to prioritize your well-being, find balance and reduce stress.

UCOP Learning and Development Courses

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Managing Stress
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.

Mindfulness at UCOP
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.

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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, including resources for promoting physical and emotional health, such as mindfulness, yoga at work, healthy work habits, managing stress and more. (Log in to your free LinkedIn Learning using your UCOP single sign-on. If you haven’t yet registered, here’s what you need to know.) 

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.

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