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EAP Seminars are open to employees and their family members from all Partners HealthCare entities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, IHP Students and Mass Eye and Ear. To register for the webinars please go to Partners Pulse.  If you are having trouble registering or are a family or household member of a Partners employee please call 1-866-724-4327 to register.

New and Expectant Parents:  Choosing Childcare (In-person)

Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Partners Child Care Services are offering a 60-minute educational round table discussion for those new to parenting and child care.  Partners EAP will explore childcare options, costs, and how to find and evaluate care.  Partners Child Care Services will talk about internal resources for center care and back up care.  A discussion will follow during which the group can ask questions and share their experiences.

Presented by: Allison Lilly, LICSW, CEAP, Partners EAP Operations Manager
Sheryl Lauber Weden, Director of Business Development at Partners Child Care Service
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 12:30 PM at MGH
MGH Yawkey Center, Satter Conference Center, Room 2-210

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM at BWH    
Building for Transformative Medicine (BTM) 03014                 
To register, please contact Partners EAP at 866-724-4327

Working and Breastfeeding  (In-person)
Studies show that breastfeeding reduces health care costs, and also reduces the amount of time new parents miss from work. This 60-minute presentation will provide expectant and nursing employees with information on how to maintain breastfeeding when returning to work. Topics will include choosing a breast pump, storing breast milk, and employee lactation services.                                               

Presented by Marianne Pastore, RN, IBCLC, MGH Lactation Consultant
November 7, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 PM at MGH
MGH Yawkey Center Satter Conference Room 2-210 
To register, please contact Partners EAP at 866-724-4327  

Nourishing Your Newborn

Studies show that breastfeeding decreases illness in infants and reduces health risks in mothers.  Come and learn the “latest and greatest” on breastfeeding.  Marianne Pastore, RN, IBCLC, MGH Lactation Consultant, will present to expectant parents, new parents and employees considering having children.

Presented by Marianne Pastore, RN, IBCLC, MGH Lactation Consultant
October 3, 2017 @ 12:30 PM at MGH
MGH Yawkey Center Satter Conference Room 2-210
To register, please contact Partners EAP at 866-724-4327

MGHfc Parenting Lectures at MGH

MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and the Partners Employee Assistance Program are sponsoring the MGHfC Parenting Series, a series of discussion-style talks on pediatric and parent-focused topics for employees. Each lecture is approximately 20-30 minutes with 15-20 minutes for questions at the end. To sign up for any of these lectures, email Briana Nestor at Please include your name, role at MGH and the name of the lecture you'd like to attend. 

The Feeling is Mutual: Building Healthy Teen Relations (In-person)

The teen years and young adulthood are times of great change for teens in all domains; physical, psychological, emotional and social. This is also a time when relationships develop in many different ways both healthy and unhealthy. Dr. Murphy will discuss the enormous developmental changes of separation, individuation and identity formation, which can make teens and young adults vulnerable to unhealthy relationships. She will also share ways to help your teen develop a strong sense of self so he/she can engage in healthy relationships of all sorts.

Presented by Mariette Murphy, MD, an associate physician in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at MGHfC.
April 4, 2017 from 1-2 PM
MGH Haber TeleConference Room

Words Can Sometimes Hurt Me:  Bullying in Children and Teens
Presented by Alice Newton, MD, Medical Director of the Child Protection Team at MGHfC.
May 3, 2017 from 12-1 PM
MGH Haber TeleConference Room

Substance Use Disorders in Teens (In-person)

Learn how to recognize signs of substance use in teens and how you can help your child avoid or overcome substance use.

Presented by Timothy Wilens, MD, Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MGHfC.
June 8, 2017 from 12-1 PM
MGH Haber TeleConference Room 

The First 1,000 Days: Setting the Foundation for a Healthy Start in Life (In-person)   

The first 1,000 days are a critical period in childhood development. Learn how factors such as sleep and diet during this time influence your child’s weight and growth trajectory and steps you can take to provide your child with a healthy start in life.                                                                                                  

Presented by Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, Chief of General Academic Pediatrics and co-director of the First 1000 Days program at MGHfC.  
September 6, 2017 from 12-1 PM   
MGH Haber TeleConference Room

Too Young to Worry: A Talk on Anxiety and Depression in Children (In-person)

Learn how to recognize and address symptoms of anxiety and depression in children, and learn more about common risk factors for young people developing substance use disorders.                    

Presented by Jefferson Prince, MD, psychiatrist in MGH Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MGHfC.
October 5, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 PM    
MGH Haber TeleConference Room


This content was last modified on: 03/09/2017

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