Wellness Seminar Series for Faculty and Staff

Human Resources partners with Canopy, formerly called Cascade Centers, our employee assistance provider, and campus departments to offer wellness seminars for faculty and staff. Each seminar focuses on a different aspect of personal well-being or an important campus topic and is free of charge. Other important information about wellness seminars:

  • When possible UO webinars will be broadcast live via a webinar to UO Portland and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston.
  • Following each seminar, a recording of the presentation or PowerPoint presentation slides will be posted to the HR website.

Previous wellness seminars are available for viewing on the Wellness Presentations Library.

Check out webinars available from your health plans and other well being vendors.

Breezing Through the Holidays

It may be called "the most wonderful time of the year" but December can also be filled with unwanted debt with holiday spending.  Learn budgeting strategies and tactics to avoid that year-end credit care crunch and sidestep debt traps in the future. Two sessions are offered:
October 11 at 10:30am and October 20, at 5:30PM


Convertirse en Propietario de una Casa

La propiedad de vivienda comienza mucho antes de que se firmen los contratos—preparación es una de las claves para un proceso de compra de vivienda sin problemas. Esta sesión cubre todos los principales temas previos a la compra, como el presupuesto, el pago inicial, el crédito informes, índices de deuda a ingresos y el proceso de préstamo hipotecario.
11 de Octubre de 2022

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Using Credit Cards Wisely

A credit card can be a valuable financial tool. However, before racking up big charges on multiple cards, participants should learn smart ways to handle their credit cards and take a disciplined approach.
November 8, 2022 at 10:30AM or November 17, 2022, at 5:30PM


Planning for Money Milestones

There are many important financial milestones for consumers in their 20s and 30s. To help prepare today’s “Millennials” for a positive financial future—without sacrificing fun—we take a realistic approach to managing finances. We’ll cover SMART goals, getting financially organized, building a budget, controlling expenses, wiping out debt, and much more!
December 13, 2022 at 10:30AM or December 22, 2022, at 5:30PM


Wellness at Work for UO Employees

This webinar will focus on ways employees can incorporate personal wellness into the work day and why it is so important. Participants will learn tips on how to achieve wellness goals and integrate healthy habits in the workplace.

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On-Demand Videos

Mental Health Experts Debunk 10 Stress Myths

Stephanie Cook is an assistant professor of biostatistics and social and behavioral science at NYU School of Global Public Health and Teresa Leyro is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Rutgers University. (13 minutes)

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Heart

February is heart-health month and this prerecorded EAP video focuses how mental health affects our physical health. It will help you to identify your risk factor and mental stressors and discusses best practices for a healthy mindset to increase overall physical health. (60 minutes)

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Building Healthy Relationships

Tiffany Brown, Director of the Couples and Family Therapy Program and a senior lecturer in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services, reviews relationship dynamics, the components of "The Sound Relationship House" and the antidotes to four detrimental relationship behaviors. The College of Education’s Couples and Family Therapy program is highlighted along with the Relationship Check-in program and philosophy. Free counseling sessions are offered to the public by the Couples and Family Therapy Program. (46.12 minutes)

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Cultivating a Gratitude Mindset

Watch this video hosted by Canopy, the university's employee assistance program, to understand how our belief systems and behaviors affect our mindset. Build your mindful muscles by learning to forgive and how to create your own personal foundation of beliefs to feel more grateful and satisfied with your life. (64 minutes)

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