Seminars & Training
The Employee Seminars and Supervisory Trainings described here are adaptable. EAP customizes them to suit your topic, audience, or time requirements. If you don’t see a topic addressed, talk to us about creating a program for you.
DEALING WITH INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR IN THE WORKPLACE
Workplace Anger: Anger is a natural, adaptive response to frustration that can vary in intensity from mild irritation to intense fury.
- To learn about anger: causes, behaviors, and how it impacts the work force
- To develop strategies to keep anger at bay
Conflict Management: Conflict is inevitable. Often it will either build up until it erupts, or it will smolder internally taking away energy and productivity.
- To identify current style of handling conflict and its impact
- To learn methods for resolving conflict positively
Violence in the Workplace: Safety and security at work is important to everyone. Violence does not only occur in the dramatic scenes we see on TV. It can happen anywhere.
- To know the company policy regarding violence
- To learn some alternative ways of responding to frustration and anger
DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE
The Workplace Rainbow: The workplace is comprised of people of many backgrounds including race, gender and religion. Employees can appreciate these differences without feeling threatened by them.
- To understand the diversity of the work force and to appreciate all contributions
EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE ISSUES
Communication Skills: Good communication skills make working relationships go smoother.
- To develop listening and speaking skills
Dealing with Difficult Customers: At times, we are confronted by people as consumers who make it hard to deliver the quality of service that we are being challenged to deliver today.
- To identify and understand the difficult customer
- To develop some techniques for dealing with them
What a Pain! Chronic pain of an individual can affect the mood and productivity of a work force.
- How chronic pain affects families and the workplace
- To learn about treatment modalities and how EAP can help
The Changing Workplace: Workplace change is not going to go away. Workers must learn to become change agents.
- To understand the dynamics and stages of change
- To learn skills for coping with change
Workplace Depression: Depression is one of the largest robbers of employee productivity. Depression can range from occasionally feeling “blue” to chronic depression.
- To identify signs and symptoms of depression
- To develop strategies for intervening with coworkers
Procrastination: Do you intentionally and habitually postpone something that should be done and feel guilty, anxious or depressed about not doing it?
- To understand yourself and some causes of procrastination
- How to make a plan of action and follow through
Time Management: According to Dr. Seuss in “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” there is a 98 and ¾ percent guarantee that you will succeed if you “step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.”
- Determine energy given to yourself, career, family and fun
- Learn to prioritize
Boundaries and Stress: Stress can be caused by not recognizing and protecting our personal boundaries.
- Learn about your personal boundaries
- Learn tools for setting healthy boundaries
Rewarding Relationships: Having a meaningful and satisfying relationship is challenging.
- To identify what the ingredients are of a satisfying relationship
- To learn some skills that would enhance that relationship
Addictive Behaviors: Gambling, Internet, Sex, Drugs and Alcohol – these addictive behaviors create hardships in the home and at work long before they are identified or addressed
- To identify characteristics of those with addictions
- To develop a plan for getting help
Ho Ho Holiday Stress: Demands and expectations can cause us to dread the Holidays.
- Practical suggestions for dealing with Holiday stress
- To have more personal meaning throughout the Holidays
Caregiving and You: Many employees in the work force are not only parenting their children, but are also taking care of their elderly parents.
- To learn some of the issues facing the employee as their parents age
- To develop strategies that will balance the caregiving and the integrity of the elderly
- To learn some self-care techniques
Balancing Work & Home: “There never seems to be enough time…!” You can learn how to juggle responsibilities at home and at work.
- To learn to understand basic balance concepts through identifying issues and coping skills
- To create an action plan for building skills for balance
Stress Management: Managing stress at home and at work is different for each person.
- To identify signs and symptoms of individual stress
- To get a handle on stress
Humor and Stress: One of the tools that we have to relieve stress in our lives is laughter.
- To learn about the benefits of humor and laughter.
- To experience laughter and stress relief.
- To have fun!
Getting Along: “Working” means working with people. What do most people want?
- To understand how attitude, the “Golden Rule”, and communication affects working together as a team.
- To understand how conflict is part of teamwork.
Wellness Today: Families who do well have survival skills that enable them to cope with their life together.
- To know what skills families have that make them healthy.
- To select those survival skills that are important to them as a family.
Mind / Body Wellness: Integration of physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs.
- To strengthen natural healing ability.
The Power of Positive Thinking: Whether we see the glass as half–full or half–empty, makes a big difference to our mental and emotional health.
- To learn the benefits and skills of positive thinking.
- To learn how to create positive affirmations.
If you do not see the seminar that you need listed here, please contact us at 757-398-2374 or 800-327-3257 and we will work with you to create one what will meet your needs.