UCOP resources are available to support you
As we continue to settle into our new ways of working and living, it’s important not to underestimate the ongoing stresses of functioning in new ways. We also need to be mindful of how what happens throughout our broader community, nation and world can affect our well-being.
UCOP has resources available to those who need emotional support coping with personal issues, including stress, loss, violence or recent events.
Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): Services are voluntary, free and confidential. They include individual counseling and consultations for managers and supervisors.
UCOP Ombuds Office: The Ombuds Office provides confidential, impartial and informal conflict-resolution and problem-solving services for all UCOP employees. The Ombuds Office is a safe place to voice and clarify concerns, understand conflict situations and find effective ways to respond.
UC behavioral health benefits: All UC medical plans include coverage for mental health services and substance abuse treatment, including sessions with counselors, psychologists or psychiatrists.
Guide to Holding Listening Conversations with Your Teams: These 10 tips can help create safe spaces for employees to process current events together while feeling respected, valued, safe and appreciated. Listening conversations offer a safe space marked by kindness and compassion, where team members can share thoughts, feelings and perspectives, as well as listen to each others’ voices. Listening conversations are a helpful step on our journey toward becoming an anti-racist workplace.
Questions? Please contact your Human Resources business partner.
Tags: FSAP, listening conversations, mental health, Ombuds Office