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Well-being Programs

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

 

Success with Stress - Yoga & Meditation

Enjoy a 15 minutes relaxation exercise, a 30 minute yoga class at your desk or follow along with one of the previously recorded sessions.

All of our meditation or movement practices can be conveniently done anywhere you can safely connect to Zoom.

EAP - March's 15 Minute Min-session Register Now!
03/05/2024
12:00 pm — 12:15 pm
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Take 15 minutes out of your day for this month’s mini-session with this relaxing meditation.
Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant

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EAP - March's 15 Minute Min-session
March 5, 2024 12:00 pm — 12:15 pm More

Take 15 minutes out of your day for this month’s mini-session with this relaxing meditation.
Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant

EAP - January's 15 minute Mini Session - A Winter's day walk through the woods Watch Now!
01/11/2024
12:00 pm — 12:15 pm
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Start 2024 with the resolution to attend our 15 minute relaxation webinars each month. For January we invite you to a relaxing guided meditation leading you on a Winter’s day walk through the woods. Join the EAP in creating a calming moment in your day.
Presented by Lisa Goss Staffiere, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant.

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EAP - January's 15 minute Mini Session - A Winter's day walk through the woods
January 11, 2024 12:00 pm — 12:15 pm More

Start 2024 with the resolution to attend our 15 minute relaxation webinars each month. For January we invite you to a relaxing guided meditation leading you on a Winter’s day walk through the woods. Join the EAP in creating a calming moment in your day.
Presented by Lisa Goss Staffiere, LICSW, CEAP, Senior EAP Consultant.

EAP - Yoga Where You Are: 30 Minutes of Yoga at your Desk Watch Now!
01/12/2023
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30-minutes of yoga you can do from your chair. Stretch your tight muscles and ease your busy mind wherever you are.

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

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EAP - Yoga Where You Are: 30 Minutes of Yoga at your Desk
January 12, 2023 More

30-minutes of yoga you can do from your chair. Stretch your tight muscles and ease your busy mind wherever you are.

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

15 Minute Stress & Wellbeing: A Loving Kindness Meditation Watch Now!
11/20/2023
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This relaxing meditation emphasizes that you are not alone, and that even when faced difficult circumstances, the stress we feel is a manageable part of the human experience.

Presented by Elizabeth Petegorsky, LICSW, EAP Consultant

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15 Minute Stress & Wellbeing: A Loving Kindness Meditation
November 20, 2023 More

This relaxing meditation emphasizes that you are not alone, and that even when faced difficult circumstances, the stress we feel is a manageable part of the human experience.

Presented by Elizabeth Petegorsky, LICSW, EAP Consultant

EAP - Relax and Recharge: Progressive Muscle Relaxation Watch Now!
03/22/2023
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Join one of our EAP team to learn about your body’s response to stress. Follow along to identify points of tension and how to gently relax them.
Presented by Kimberly Smith, LCMHC, EAP Consultant

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EAP - Relax and Recharge: Progressive Muscle Relaxation
March 22, 2023 More

Join one of our EAP team to learn about your body’s response to stress. Follow along to identify points of tension and how to gently relax them.
Presented by Kimberly Smith, LCMHC, 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. Below are some webinars for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and maintaining your self-care.

Caring for Others: Who will you ask R U OK? Watch Now!
01/31/2024
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Building a supportive workplace culture can make a huge difference in people’s lives.  We may notice changes in our colleagues’ emotions and behaviors, and we want to feel confident i asking if they are ok.  This webinar is meant to empower employees to meaningfully connect with their colleagues at work and to lend support when they may be struggling with life challenges.

Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Sr. EAP Consultant and Shira Davis, LICSW, CEAP, Sr. EAP Consultant

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Caring for Others: Who will you ask R U OK?
January 31, 2024 More

Building a supportive workplace culture can make a huge difference in people’s lives.  We may notice changes in our colleagues’ emotions and behaviors, and we want to feel confident i asking if they are ok.  This webinar is meant to empower employees to meaningfully connect with their colleagues at work and to lend support when they may be struggling with life challenges.

Presented by Susannah Colby, LICSW, CEAP, Sr. EAP Consultant and Shira Davis, LICSW, CEAP, Sr. EAP Consultant

Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others – It's Ok Not to be Ok Watch Now!
01/18/2024
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When much of the world is experiencing turmoil, it is hard to escape the feelings of anxiety and fear. The associate director of the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at Mass General, Dr. Luana Marques,  has created a presentation that aims to help you process the effects of these feelings.

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Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others – It's Ok Not to be Ok
January 18, 2024 More

When much of the world is experiencing turmoil, it is hard to escape the feelings of anxiety and fear. The associate director of the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at Mass General, Dr. Luana Marques,  has created a presentation that aims to help you process the effects of these feelings.

EAP Webinar - Tackle Unhealthy Habits and Transform Your Life Watch Now!
01/30/2024
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Breaking bad habits can be tough. 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.

Presented by EAP

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EAP Webinar - Tackle Unhealthy Habits and Transform Your Life
January 30, 2024 More

Breaking bad habits can be tough. 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.

Presented by EAP

How to Improve your Sleep - Presented by John Winkelman, MD, PhD Watch Now!
10/10/2023
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This 60 minute session focuses on questions about sleep disturbance, the relationships of sleep to mental health, physical health, and the 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
October 10, 2023 More

This 60 minute session focuses on questions about sleep disturbance, the relationships of sleep to mental health, physical health, and the 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.

EAP Webinar - Stress, Resiliency and Compassion Fatigue Watch Now!
02/01/2023
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Sixty-minute session led by EAP clinicians, geared towards helping healthcare workers recover from feelings of exhaustion, frustration, anger and depression. Also helpful for employees experiencing Secondary Traumatic Stress – a negative feeling driven by fear and work-related trauma.

Presented by Kimberly Smith LCMHC, EAP Consultant

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EAP Webinar - Stress, Resiliency and Compassion Fatigue
February 1, 2023 More

Sixty-minute session led by EAP clinicians, geared towards helping healthcare workers recover from feelings of exhaustion, frustration, anger and depression. Also helpful for employees experiencing Secondary Traumatic Stress – a negative feeling driven by fear and work-related trauma.

Presented by Kimberly Smith LCMHC, EAP Consultant

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 and support groups that tackle parenting topics.

Monthly Moms’ Next Step Group - (Confidential, Divorce and Separation Support) Register Now!
03/05/2024
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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Monthly Zoom meetings (12:00pm, every 1st Tuesday of the month)
A virtual support group for moms who are divorced or are in the middle of separation and divorce. Meetings, which attendees view as confidential, occasionally include experts—attorneys, mental health professionals, EAP staff—and most often are devoted to sharing, mutual support, and problem solving.

TO REGISTER
For more information and to be added to the group, please email Joan Sapir via jsapir@partners.org.

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Monthly Moms’ Next Step Group - (Confidential, Divorce and Separation Support)
March 5, 2024 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Monthly Zoom meetings (12:00pm, every 1st Tuesday of the month)
A virtual support group for moms who are divorced or are in the middle of separation and divorce. Meetings, which attendees view as confidential, occasionally include experts—attorneys, mental health professionals, EAP staff—and most often are devoted to sharing, mutual support, and problem solving.

TO REGISTER
For more information and to be added to the group, please email Joan Sapir via jsapir@partners.org.

EAP - Monthly Moms' Virtual Support Group Register Now!
03/13/2024
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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Monthly Zoom meetings (12:00pm, every 2nd Wed)  allowing mothers to share and learn with their colleagues, no matter the age of their children. During each session, experts share information, leaving time for questions and discussion. Participants are welcome to join 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.

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EAP - Monthly Moms' Virtual Support Group
March 13, 2024 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

Monthly Zoom meetings (12:00pm, every 2nd Wed)  allowing mothers to share and learn with their colleagues, no matter the age of their children. During each session, experts share information, leaving time for questions and discussion. Participants are welcome to join 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.

Talking to kids about difficult Current Events Watch Now!
01/24/2024
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Addressing children’s concerns about anxiety and fear is crucial, especially when these emotions are tied to world events. In this EAP webinar, Dr. Booth Watkins and Dr. Beresin will offer valuable insights and practical strategies for supporting children through challenging times.

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Talking to kids about difficult Current Events
January 24, 2024 More

Addressing children’s concerns about anxiety and fear is crucial, especially when these emotions are tied to world events. In this EAP webinar, Dr. Booth Watkins and Dr. Beresin will offer valuable insights and practical strategies for supporting children through challenging times.

EAP Webinar - Off to a Good Start: Breastfeeding your Baby Watch Now!
03/14/2023
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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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 Sarah McNamara, IBCLC, CLE

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EAP Webinar - Off to a Good Start: Breastfeeding your Baby
March 14, 2023 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 Sarah McNamara, IBCLC, CLE

EAP Webinar - Working and Breast/chestfeeding Watch Now!
04/18/2023
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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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 Sarah McNamara, IBCLC, CLE

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EAP Webinar - Working and Breast/chestfeeding
April 18, 2023 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm More

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 Sarah McNamara, IBCLC, CLE

Eldercare

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

Money Management for Elders and their Caregivers Watch Now!
09/17/2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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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
September 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. Below are some educational webinars on financial topics.

The EAP can confidentially help you assess how to resolve immediate financial problems and approach financial planning. Call EAP at: 866.724.4327

Education Loan Repayment Watch Now!
02/21/2024
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Get tips to strategize repaying your federal and private student loans, while still managing your other financial goals. Plus, learn if refinancing or Public Service Loan Forgiveness makes sense for you. Open to all Mass General Brigham employees and family members.

Presented by Harvard University Employee Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

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Education Loan Repayment
February 21, 2024 More

Get tips to strategize repaying your federal and private student loans, while still managing your other financial goals. Plus, learn if refinancing or Public Service Loan Forgiveness makes sense for you. Open to all Mass General Brigham employees and family members.

Presented by Harvard University Employee Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

Ten Myths About Education Savings Plans Watch Now!
07/11/2023
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Saving for college and private schools can be challenging. This seminar focuses on common myths about 529 plans, one
of the tools available to save for education, and help determine if one is right for you.

Presented by Merrimack Valley Credit Union (formally know as RTN) and sponsored by EAP

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Ten Myths About Education Savings Plans
July 11, 2023 More

Saving for college and private schools can be challenging. This seminar focuses on common myths about 529 plans, one
of the tools available to save for education, and help determine if one is right for you.

Presented by Merrimack Valley Credit Union (formally know as RTN) and sponsored by EAP

EAP Webinar - Auto Financing Watch Now!
06/14/2023
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In the market for a new car? Harvard University Employee Credit Union will guide you through the process, help you budget for anticipated expenses, and determine which car financing strategy works for you.

Presented by Harvard University Employee Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

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EAP Webinar - Auto Financing
June 14, 2023 More

In the market for a new car? Harvard University Employee Credit Union will guide you through the process, help you budget for anticipated expenses, and determine which car financing strategy works for you.

Presented by Harvard University Employee Credit Union and sponsored by EAP

EAP Webinar: Estate Planning Watch Now!
09/22/2022
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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
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

Manage Unexpected Events & Expenses Watch Now!
10/19/2022
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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
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

Manager Training

The EAP provides a number of services to assist those in managerial roles to help them and their colleagues thrive. EAP consultation and referral services are complemented by a variety of educational offerings.

Domestic Violence Awareness for Managers Register Now!
03/04/2024
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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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, CEAP, Senior Employee Assistance Consultant

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Domestic Violence Awareness for Managers
March 4, 2024 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm 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, CEAP, Senior Employee Assistance Consultant

EAP Video - Managing the Impact of Critical Incidents: Helping Build Workplace Resilience Watch Now!
02/22/2024
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This 45-minute manager training is designed to help supervisors 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 Video - Managing the Impact of Critical Incidents: Helping Build Workplace Resilience
February 22, 2024 More

This 45-minute manager training is designed to help supervisors 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 Video - What Every Manager Should Know about the EAP: A Work&Life Resource Watch Now!
01/25/2023
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This 60 minute webinar is specifically designed to help managers and supervisors to respond to distressed employees. This training will provide information to managers and supervisors on how to recommend the EAP to an employee and will review how the EAP can help an employee or their immediate household member.

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

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EAP Video - What Every Manager Should Know about the EAP: A Work&Life Resource
January 25, 2023 More

This 60 minute webinar is specifically designed to help managers and supervisors to respond to distressed employees. This training will provide information to managers and supervisors on how to recommend the EAP to an employee and will review how the EAP can help an employee or their immediate household member.

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

EAP Video - Substance Use Disorders and the Impaired Employee: What Leaders Need to Know Watch Now!
02/23/2023
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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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EAP Video - Substance Use Disorders and the Impaired Employee: What Leaders Need to Know
February 23, 2023 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

EAP Video - Intimate Partner Violence: Awareness for Managers Watch Now!
03/01/2023
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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 Video - Intimate Partner Violence: Awareness for Managers
March 1, 2023 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

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