ComPsych is the provider of Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services for the State Employee Health Plan (SEHP). As part of the service agreement, they will be offering monthly workshops that provide valuable learning for employees, and can help increase visibility and utilization of the EAP benefit. EAP webinars are presented by ComPsych trainers. The duration is approximately 30-45 minutes. Registration is required.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
How to Deal with A Difficult Person
At one time or another, we have all dealt with a difficult person. Whether they are hard to communicate with, acting defensive or just handling a situation inappropriately, interactions with difficult people can affect our confidence, mood and focus. Learning to recognize and cope with common difficult behaviors in ourselves and others can help make difficult encounters much more manageable.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
How to Receive Criticism and Make it Work for You
Receiving criticism is an important and valuable skill. To achieve success in any endeavor we must be able to tolerate critical feedback and learn from it. However, receiving criticism is difficult for most people. Upon receiving criticism we feel vulnerable and become defensive and thereby miss opportunities to benefit from feedback. This workshop will help you explore why we become defensive, deliver tips for knowing when your “hot button” has been pushed and how to accept and integrate useful criticism. The training will also instruct though examples and/or role plays.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
10 Strategies for Improving Your Finances
The current economic climate brings both challenges and opportunities from a financial perspective. You may wonder during these challenging times: "What should I be most careful about" and “What should my family and I work towards?” The 10 financial tips discussed in this work shop will get you on the road to financial wellbeing during challenging times.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Managing Personal Finances
Are money issues causing you to worry and stress? Do you buy items, even if you don’t need them, just because they are on sale and you know you are "saving money?" Do you pay only the minimum balance on your credit cards? Is debt mounting in your life to the point where you don’t know what to do about it? Do you wish you were saving more money? Money is a huge stressor for many people, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help you demystify the numbers and get you living beyond paycheck to paycheck.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Psychology Behind Saving Money and Other Good Habits
Most people can honestly say they believe it’s important to spend within their means and to save money for the future. Unfortunately, good intentions are often at odds with how our mind works. For example, many people want to save for the future but have no motivation to because they have not imagined that future. This course addresses the psychology behind saving money and adopting good financial habits. It will examine recent research related to how and why people save vs. spend and identify strategies for participants to change their financial mindset and develop new habits.