Wellness Seminar Series for Faculty and Staff

Human Resources partners with 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 these 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.

Workspace Ergonomics and Safety in Motion®

The techniques presented in this training are proven to reduce physical stress and strain. Office SIM-plicity™ will guide you to make simple, practical and ergonomic changes to improve the way you work in an office environment. As an added benefit, the techniques you learn can be applied to both on and off the job activities.

Wednesday, October 30
Noon to 1:00 PM
Redwood Auditorium, Room 214, Erb Memorial Union

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Interpersonal Effectiveness

This seminar will explore how everything we do is a form of communication, including not communicating. We will discuss the following important components of communication skills: active listening, assertiveness, boundaries, self-awareness and locus of control. Presented by Cascade Centers, Inc., the university's Employee Assistance Program.

Friday, November 15
Noon to 1:00 PM
Allen Hall, Room 221

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Senior Law Services of Lane County

Attend this seminar to learn about the Senior Law Service, a Program of Lane County Legal Aid/Oregon Law Center. It provides civil legal services to people age 60 and over. The target population consists of those in the greatest economic or social need. Funding is through the Older Americans Act, Lane Council of Governments, Area Agency on Aging. Local volunteer attorneys enable the program to expand services beyond staff resources. Jean Beachdel, Senior Law Service Program Director ,will present this information and be available to answer questions.

Judith Moman, one of the volunteer attorneys, has drawn praise for her work with the Senior Law Service. Her local private practice includes estate planning along with other types of legal issues. Judith will present information about estate planning and wills during this seminar and will also be available to answer questions.

Thursday, December 5
Noon to 1:00 PM
McKenzie Hall, Room 125

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