Exploring Online Learning

The Pension and Benefits office is pleased to offer the following live webinars in 2019. Be sure to mark your calendars with the events that interest you. There is no cost to participate, and the recordings of these presentations will be available on this website after each session. Webinars are approximately 45-60 minutes in length.

Upcoming in 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Financial goals are the specific long- and short-term objectives to be attained through financial planning and management efforts. This training will teach participants to understand the importance of having realistic financial goals clearly defined; recognize the importance of managing finances to address goals; develop achievable steps to stay on track; and take appropriate action to monitor progress toward financial goals and make adjustments as needed.

A recording of this webinar will be emailed to all those who sign up.

Wednesday October 30, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Whether working with individuals who are experiencing trauma, grief, loss, illness or other stressful concerns, the people whose role it is to help others in distress are often perceived as dedicated, hardworking, selfless and compassionate. This training will raise awareness of the need to maintain appropriate self-care despite the demands of work and/or the pressures of home life. The course will offer specific tips to encourage self-care in order to maintain a high level of functioning both personally and professionally.

A recording of this webinar will be emailed to all those who sign up.

Previous Webinars

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – 1p.m. (Eastern)

An overview of all the services your EAP provides and the methods by which you can access them.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Moving from a career into retirement can be a challenging lifestyle adjustment. Many adults look forward to the benefits of retirement living but then often find themselves facing difficult issues. Participants will learn about various aspects of retirement living and planning, such as the potential emotional impacts of retirement and financial planning considerations.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Your body responds to the way you think, feel and act. This is often called the mind/body connection. This webinar will teach participants how the body influences emotional and mental functioning, and how to identify symptoms of a possible mind/body disconnection. Participants will learn methods for achieving balance in life and ways to express feelings appropriately. This webinar will describe the importance of taking care of your health, and of consulting with a physician.