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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 | Diversity in the Workplace | Employee Workplace Issues | Personal Issues | Stress Management | Team Building | Wellness

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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOAL:

  • 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.

GOAL:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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?

GOALS:

  • 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.”

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • Learn about your personal boundaries
  • Learn tools for setting healthy boundaries

PERSONAL ISSUES

Rewarding Relationships: Having a meaningful and satisfying relationship is challenging.

GOALS:

  • 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

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT

Balancing Work & Home: “There never seems to be enough time…!” You can learn how to juggle responsibilities at home and at work.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • To learn about the benefits of humor and laughter.
  • To experience laughter and stress relief.
  • To have fun!

TEAM BUILDING

Getting Along: “Working” means working with people. What do most people want?

GOALS:

  • To understand how attitude, the “Golden Rule”, and communication affects working together as a team.
  • To understand how conflict is part of teamwork.

WELLNESS

Wellness Today: Families who do well have survival skills that enable them to cope with their life together.

GOALS:

  • 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.

GOAL:

  • 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.

GOALS:

  • 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.