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Dec 16 Webinar Español: 10 maneras inteligentes de ahorrar

This is a free webinar hosted by KOFE. Mié., 16 de Dic. de 2020 13:00 – 14:00 EST 10 maneras inteligentes de ahorrar sin mucho esfuerzo Ahorrar dinero no tiene por qué ser difícil. De hecho, puede programarse en piloto automático. Ahorrar dinero no tiene por qué ser difícil. De hecho, puede programarse en piloto […]

Dec 9 Webinar: 10 Smarter Ways to Save

This is a free webinar hosted by KOFE. English: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST 10 Smarter Ways to Save Without Breaking a Sweat Saving money doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be automatic. In this free webinar, you’ll learn: How to save money without even knowing you’re […]

Nov 18 Webinar: Tarjetas de crédito: Lo bueno, lo malo y lo costoso

This is a free webinar hosted by KOFE. Mié., 18 de Nov. de 2020 13:00 – 14:00 EST Tarjetas de crédito: Lo bueno, lo malo y lo costoso Millones de estadounidenses se están ahogando en deudas de tarjetas. Pero si pusieran estas 5 cosas simples en práctica, podrían estar nadando en un “mar de ahorros”. […]

Nov 17 Webinar: Financially Surviving COVID

This is a free webinar hosted by KOFE. Wednesday, November 17, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Financially Surviving COVID Participate in a presentation provided by an industry expert on how you can get help and help yourself financially during this pandemic. In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to: What the credit report contains […]

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

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For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

Nov 17 Webinar: Financially Surviving COVID

This is a free webinar hosted by KOFE.

Wednesday, November 17, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Financially Surviving COVID

Participate in a presentation provided by an industry expert on how you can get help and help yourself financially during this pandemic.

In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • What the credit report contains and how to read it
  • The best places to get help during COVID-19
  • Sources for help might not be the most obvious
  • Helping yourself means not waiting on others
  • Tips for using credit wisely
  • How to dispute mistakes on financial reports
  • Local government benefits

Register

Attendees can register for this event through their KOFE portal or through the links below and will receive an email confirmation and reminder.

Wednesday, November 17, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Download the flyer (PDF)

Tips for Healthcare Professionals

COPING WITH STRESS & COMPASSION FATIGUE

As a healthcare professional, you may face stress on the job under usual conditions due to long shifts, competing responsibilities, and witnessing or hearing about difficult patient experiences. As a responder on the front lines of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, you are likely working longer hours, seeing loved ones less, and working in a more stressful environment. At the same time, you may be coping with the mental health effects that all types of disasters, including public health
emergencies, often have. As such, you may be noticing signs of stress and distress in yourself and your coworkers.

This tip sheet explores stress and compassion fatigue, as well as signs of distress after a disaster. It identifies ways to cope and enhance resilience, along with resources for more information and support.

Grief Support Group 2019

Find comfort, validation, and the knowledge that you are not alone in your time of grief. This 10-week support group will assist those who’ve experienced a loss move through grief with education and support.

This group will meet Tuesdays from 12-1 PM from 10/15/19 to 12/17/19 at the EAP office located at 419 W. Redwood St. Suite 560

Please call 667-214-1555 or email amjohnso@som.umaryland.edu with questions or for further information.

NEW GROUP:

Living Life with a Loved One with a Alcohol or Drug Problem

This group will provide support, education and coping skills for employees who have family or friends who drink or use drugs.  If you have struggled to understand why your loved one continues to drink or use drugs despite consequences or if you are concerned that your own behaviors are enabling them, this is a group that you want to attend.

This group will meet September 25, 2019- November 20, 2019 on Wednesdays from 12 pm-1 pm. It will take place at the Professional Building which is located at 419 West Redwood Street, Suite 560.  

The groups are open ended and there are 15 slots, so please sign up as soon as possible to reserve your seat.  Please call 667-214-1555 or email msnella@som.umaryland.edu to sign up or get further information.    

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

WORK-LIFE WORKSHOPS

UMMC Office of Workforce Engagement will be hosting monthly workshops to provide education, resources and support on topics including finances/money management, advanced planning and caring for loved ones. Attend one or all workshops and develop ways to reduce barriers and promote overall wellness.

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Employees are welcome to attend and RSVP is not required but preferred. Contact Heather Kangas (hkangas@umm.edu) with any questions.

10 Money-Saving Lessons

Are you overwhelmed with financial stress? Access KOFE webinars instantly for valuable information on money saving lessons. Here you can expand your knowledge of debt management, credit consolidation, student loan repayment, first time home buying, and increase overall financial wellness.

Access webinars and PowerPoint presentations instantly to improve financial literacy skills. Register and instantly access webinars.

GoToWebinar: Student Loans- Part 1
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GoToWebinar: Student Loans- Part 2
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Check out more information located under “Financial Counseling”

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

For a list of seminars that we provide, please visit the Supervisors page.

National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week 2019 kicks off 4/1/19!

Attend events and join in on conversations about focused on the 2019 theme:“Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health.”

The Wellness Hub at UMB will be hosting events throughout the week designed to engage and inform on key public health issues in your local community, nationally and world wide. Check out events listed here.

During the week, we will celebrate the power of prevention, advocate for healthy and fair policies, share strategies for successful partnerships and champion the role of a strong public health system. For more information 

Spring Cleaning for the Mind

Spring is a time for regrowth and renewal. Have you considered spring cleaning for the mind? It’s a great time to declutter negativity, drama and unnecessary stress from our lives. This rejuvenation period allows us to declutter our thoughts and feelings to help boost sense of self, recognize accomplishments, engage in new endeavors and start off the spring season feeling refreshed. What a great gift to give ourselves!

Declutter
Toxic Relationships
Bad Habits
Negative Talk
Negative Thoughts
Release Anger and Resentments

Rejuvenate
Gratitude
Creative Projects
Positive Friendships
Mindfulness

Check out this SPRING CLEANING CHECKLIST for tips on how to remove negative mental clutter and create welcoming space for positive changes

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