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Well-being Programs

Our webinars are open to employees and professional staff from Mass General Brigham entities, IHP Students, and immediate family household members. If you are having trouble registering for EAP webinars, please call us at 1-866-724-4327.

EAP – Eldercare & Caregivers virtual Support Group (Series)

Every first Wednesday of the month, (Through December 7, 2022)
Drop-in any time after 4:00 pm

Register here

This ten session, online series is designed as a “drop-in” group to foster a safe and supportive venue for MGB employees. Participants can share concerns, discuss self-care and resources, and hear from professional speakers about managing the unique challenges of caring for aging loved ones. This group will be run via Zoom.

Presented and moderated by Owen Wyatt, LMHC, EAP Consultant
Please note: your registration link gives you access to all meetings in this series.

Monthly Online Discussion & Support Group for Moms

Monthly Zoom meetings (12:00pm, every 2nd Wed) that allow mothers to share and learn with their colleagues, no matter the age of their children. During each session, experts share information, leaving plenty of time for questions and discussion. Mothers are welcome to join and leave the session as their schedule allows. If you’re interested in joining a session, or receiving more information about the Mothers’ Group, please email Joan Sapir: jsapir@partners.org. Please note: meeting updates and any materials (if any), will be distributed by Joan.

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Success with Stress - Yoga & Meditation

Join our EAP Consultants for a remote relaxation exercise, or watch a video of a previously recorded session.

EAP Relax and Recharge: Gentle Stretching at Your Desk Register Now!
12/08/2022
12:00 pm — 12:15 pm
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This session will gently guide you through some relaxing stretching exercises which can be done comfortably at your desk.

presented by Elizabeth M. Petegorsky, LICSW, CEAP, LADC, EAP Consultant

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EAP Relax and Recharge: Gentle Stretching at Your Desk
December 8, 2022 12:00 pm — 12:15 pm More

This session will gently guide you through some relaxing stretching exercises which can be done comfortably at your desk.

presented by Elizabeth M. Petegorsky, LICSW, CEAP, LADC, EAP Consultant

30 Minute Yoga at your Desk Register Now!
12/13/2022
12:00 pm — 12:30 pm
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A relaxing 30-minute chair yoga practice to stretch your tight muscles and ease your busy mind.

Presented by Lisa Goss Staffiere, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant.

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30 Minute Yoga at your Desk
December 13, 2022 12:00 pm — 12:30 pm More

A relaxing 30-minute chair yoga practice to stretch your tight muscles and ease your busy mind.

Presented by Lisa Goss Staffiere, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant.

Relax and Recharge: Loving kindness Meditation Register Now!
12/20/2022
12:00 pm — 12:15 pm
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This calming and positive exercise explores how kindness reinforces that you are not alone, and that stress is a manageable part of the human experience.

Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant

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Relax and Recharge: Loving kindness Meditation
December 20, 2022 12:00 pm — 12:15 pm More

This calming and positive exercise explores how kindness reinforces that you are not alone, and that stress is a manageable part of the human experience.

Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant

EAP Mental Health Month Mini Meditations: Progressive Muscle Relaxation Watch Now!
05/31/2022
12:00 pm — 12:30 pm
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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A short mindful tour of your body, from head to toe, as you slowly relax and release any built up tension from the day.
Presented by
 Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

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EAP Mental Health Month Mini Meditations: Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
May 31, 2022 12:00 pm — 12:30 pm More

A short mindful tour of your body, from head to toe, as you slowly relax and release any built up tension from the day.
Presented by
 Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

Taking Care of You - Sleep, Resilience, Combatting Stress & Keeping Yourself Healthy

In theory, we all know the things we need to do to take care of ourselves. However, sometimes we can’t break unhealthy patterns or don’t know the right path to minimize stress and maximize health, mentally, physically and emotionally. This is especially true during stressful times. Below are some webinars for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and minimizing stress.

Managing Holiday Stress: Making the Holidays Happier Watch Now!
11/22/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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The holidays are filled with trappings, some delightful, and some frightful. In this webinar, we will identify the biggest causes of holiday stress, find coping strategies to promote well-being, practice setting and keeping realistic expectations, and consider alternative ways to take in the season.

Presented by Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

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Managing Holiday Stress: Making the Holidays Happier
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
November 22, 2022 More

The holidays are filled with trappings, some delightful, and some frightful. In this webinar, we will identify the biggest causes of holiday stress, find coping strategies to promote well-being, practice setting and keeping realistic expectations, and consider alternative ways to take in the season.

Presented by Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

Overcoming Negativity in the Workplace: Improving Workplace Relationships: Watch Now!
11/08/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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This webinar offers strategies that promote healthy workplace interactions and provide tips to lessen conflict and improve problem solving.

Presented by Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

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Overcoming Negativity in the Workplace: Improving Workplace Relationships:
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
November 8, 2022 More

This webinar offers strategies that promote healthy workplace interactions and provide tips to lessen conflict and improve problem solving.

Presented by Adam Mintz, LMHC, EAP Consultant

How to Improve your Sleep - Presented by John Winkelman, MD, PhD Watch Now!
09/28/2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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This 60 minute session focuses on questions about sleep disturbance, the relationships of sleep to mental and physical health, and best approaches to improve your sleep. This webinar will include time for a Q&A with Dr. Winkelman.

Presented by John Weyl Winkelman, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program, Department of Psychiatry MGH & Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

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How to Improve your Sleep - Presented by John Winkelman, MD, PhD
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
September 28, 2022 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

This 60 minute session focuses on questions about sleep disturbance, the relationships of sleep to mental and physical health, and best approaches to improve your sleep. This webinar will include time for a Q&A with Dr. Winkelman.

Presented by John Weyl Winkelman, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program, Department of Psychiatry MGH & Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

Healthy Boundaries & Work-life Balance Watch Now!
09/14/2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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Breaking bad habits can be tough. Even if we know something is not good for us, finding the motivation to tackle the unhealthy cycles of behavior and know how to make better choices is not always easy. The good news is that change is absolutely possible. This session will explore the science of behavior change and apply these teachings to tackle common bad habits such as alcohol consumption, smoking, social media and unhealthy eating. The session will explore triggers and how to plan ahead for success.

Presented by EAP

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Healthy Boundaries & Work-life Balance
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
September 14, 2022 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Breaking bad habits can be tough. Even if we know something is not good for us, finding the motivation to tackle the unhealthy cycles of behavior and know how to make better choices is not always easy. The good news is that change is absolutely possible. This session will explore the science of behavior change and apply these teachings to tackle common bad habits such as alcohol consumption, smoking, social media and unhealthy eating. The session will explore triggers and how to plan ahead for success.

Presented by EAP

Parenting

Parenting is a very rewarding experience, but there are times when any parent may want to seek guidance on issues related to raising children. Below are some educational webinars on parenting topics.

EAP Webinar - Off to a Good Start: Breastfeeding your Baby Watch Now!
04/05/2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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Studies show that breastfeeding decreases illness in infants and reduces health risks in mothers. This 60 minute presentation will provide expectant parents with the skills to establish good breastfeeding techniques and avoid potential difficulties. Learn what to expect in the first weeks and how to optimize your infant’s nutrition.

Presented by Marianne Pastore, R.N.

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EAP Webinar - Off to a Good Start: Breastfeeding your Baby
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
April 5, 2022 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Studies show that breastfeeding decreases illness in infants and reduces health risks in mothers. This 60 minute presentation will provide expectant parents with the skills to establish good breastfeeding techniques and avoid potential difficulties. Learn what to expect in the first weeks and how to optimize your infant’s nutrition.

Presented by Marianne Pastore, R.N.

Eldercare

Dealing with the challenges of eldercare can be complicated and overwhelming for all involved. Below are some links to some helpful eldercare resources. Below are some educational webinars on eldercare topics.

Money Management for Elders and their Caregivers Watch Now!
05/17/2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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Navigate the financial steps to care for yourself as you age, or care for your elderly family members.
Presented by EAP and HUECU

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Money Management for Elders and their Caregivers
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
May 17, 2022 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Navigate the financial steps to care for yourself as you age, or care for your elderly family members.
Presented by EAP and HUECU

Financial Education

Navigating finances can sometimes be complicated and even intimidating. Whether you are having financial difficulties or want to anticipate future needs, the best plan is to have a plan. Below are some educational webinars on Financial topics. The EAP can help you assess how to resolve financial problems and approach financial planning.

Manage Unexpected Events & Expenses Watch Now!
10/19/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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If you are in a situation where you’re evaluating how to make ends meet, learn how to take control of your budget and understand your financial options after an unforeseen event. Learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence.

Presented by Fidelity and sponsored by EAP

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Manage Unexpected Events & Expenses
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
October 19, 2022 More

If you are in a situation where you’re evaluating how to make ends meet, learn how to take control of your budget and understand your financial options after an unforeseen event. Learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence.

Presented by Fidelity and sponsored by EAP

EAP Webinar: Estate Planning Watch Now!
09/22/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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This webinar will address the fundamentals of estate planning concepts and strategies including wills, trusts, probate and gifting.

Presented by RTN and sponsored by EAP

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EAP Webinar: Estate Planning
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
September 22, 2022 More

This webinar will address the fundamentals of estate planning concepts and strategies including wills, trusts, probate and gifting.

Presented by RTN and sponsored by EAP

Women and Money Management Watch Now!
06/15/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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Women tend to live longer and earn less than men, so it’s important that they develop the right investment plan that covers their future financial needs. This seminar focuses on the key investing principles every woman should know.

Presented by RTN Federal Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

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Women and Money Management
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
June 15, 2022 More

Women tend to live longer and earn less than men, so it’s important that they develop the right investment plan that covers their future financial needs. This seminar focuses on the key investing principles every woman should know.

Presented by RTN Federal Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

Manager Training

The Mass General Brigham EAP provides a number of services to assist those in managerial roles to help the workforce to thrive. EAP consultation and referral services are complemented by a variety of educational offerings. Some webinars are part of a planned series of trainings and some are tailored to adapt to system needs and cultural shifts.

EAP - Managing the Impact of Critical Incidents: Helping Build Workplace Resilience Watch Now!
11/01/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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This 45-minute webinar for managers is designed to help managers handle the impact of critical incidents. This webinar will provide support to leadership to help employees, and to create a culture of psychological safety with a concentration on maintaining productivity, returning-to-work and staying-at-work.

Presented by Allison Caravana-Lilly, LICSW, CEAP, EAP Director

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EAP - Managing the Impact of Critical Incidents: Helping Build Workplace Resilience
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
November 1, 2022 More

This 45-minute webinar for managers is designed to help managers handle the impact of critical incidents. This webinar will provide support to leadership to help employees, and to create a culture of psychological safety with a concentration on maintaining productivity, returning-to-work and staying-at-work.

Presented by Allison Caravana-Lilly, LICSW, CEAP, EAP Director

EAP Manager Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence Watch Now!
10/12/2022
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
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This 60 minute webinar is designed to increase managers’ awareness of domestic violence and to discuss ways to address the problem either in one’s personal life or at work. Workplace issues related to domestic violence are addressed, including concerns about coworkers.

Presented by Cate Leonard, LICSW, CEAPEmployee Assistance Consultant

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EAP Manager Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence
Recording available for 1 year after webinar date.
October 12, 2022 More

This 60 minute webinar is designed to increase managers’ awareness of domestic violence and to discuss ways to address the problem either in one’s personal life or at work. Workplace issues related to domestic violence are addressed, including concerns about coworkers.

Presented by Cate Leonard, LICSW, CEAPEmployee Assistance Consultant

Substance Use Disorders and the Impaired Employee: What Leaders Need to Know Register Now!
02/23/2023
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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Substance use has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An employee who has an untreated substance use problems can compromise patient care and impact staff morale. But what makes it so difficult to identify? When does concern and support become enabling? This EAP manager training is designed to help leaders learn about assisting employees and highlight the resources available.

Presented by Henrietta Menco, LICSW, CEAP, Senior Clinical Manager

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Substance Use Disorders and the Impaired Employee: What Leaders Need to Know
February 23, 2023 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Substance use has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An employee who has an untreated substance use problems can compromise patient care and impact staff morale. But what makes it so difficult to identify? When does concern and support become enabling? This EAP manager training is designed to help leaders learn about assisting employees and highlight the resources available.

Presented by Henrietta Menco, LICSW, CEAP, Senior Clinical Manager

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