Employee Assistance Program

Webinars

To view webinar of the month or archived webinars log into LifeMatters(opens in new window) with password csuchico.  Select Webinar button.  Archived webinars will require you to log in with individual account.  View Upcoming WorkLife Balance Webinars for CSU(opens in new window) for more information and links.  You can also view and print PDF version (PDF).  

To watch the webinar and earn a completion certificate, click "Completion Certificate" below, which will require you to log-in to an individual user account or create one. This will allow you to provide proof that you have viewed this webinar. You may also view this webinar anonymously by choosing "No Completion Certificate", but you will not be provided proof that you viewed this webinar. Note: webinars run between 45 and 60 minutes.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, it will be available in the WorkLife Balance Webinar archives(opens in new window).


January

Do Your Bucket List: 7 Ways to Up Your Focus on Things that Matter

Presented by: Eva Churchill (PDF)

Whether it's running an Iron Man, meeting somebody, or losing ten pounds, we all have that next thing we want to accomplish in life. But it's so easy to lose focus on personal growth in the rush of daily life. Get inspired and get practical with these seven strategies to increase your focus on that next bucket list item. Life without regrets is possible, you just need to get focused. Archived Webinar link(opens in new window).

Paying Off Your Student Loans – Wednesday, January 23

Paying off student loans can drag you down. Learn about types of loans, how to manage your debt, and financial planning for your kids’ education.  Archived Webinar link(opens in new window)


February

Understanding Suicide: Being a Support to Others

It’s not only HR professionals or mental health experts who have the ability to help a co-worker in distress. How can you, as a colleague, support someone who needs help? Archived Webinar link(opens in new window)

Communicating with Your Adolescent – Wednesday, February 20

Discover ways to achieve open communication, teach values, and prevent arguments with teenage children.  Archived Webinar link(opens in new window). 


March

Resilience in Times Of Change

Learn how to recognize, prevent, and address different types of harassment in the workplace. Archived Webinar link(opens in new window).

Preventing Employee Harassment – Wednesday, March 20

Learn how to recognize, prevent, and address different types of harassment in the workplace. Archived Webinar link(opens in new window).


April

Clear Your Clutter: A Comprehensive Guide

This webinar will offer specific, strategic ways to approach clearing it and staying organized! We'll go room-by-room to help you have an organized and restful home. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)

Emotional Intelligence for Life – Wednesday, April 24

When it comes to happiness and success, emotional intelligence (EQ) is just as important as intellectual ability (IQ). Learn how to build stronger relationships, connect to your feelings, and make informed decisions. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)


May

Resolving Conflict with a Co-Worker

Approaching a co-worker over a conflict at work can be uncomfortable. We might prefer that someone else address the issue for us. However, when you’re the one dealing with a situation firsthand, you have a better idea of how it can be fixed. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)

Navigating Personal Challenges – Wednesday, May 22

Discover how to use your strengths, resilience, and resources to face challenges. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)


June

Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections

Particularly helpful for those living with chronic illness or other health challenges, this dynamic session provides strategies that employ the mind to lessen chronic pain, reduce depression associated with physical ailments, improve health outcomes, and more. Archived webinar link(opens in new window) 

Communication Across Generations – Wednesday, June 19

Discuss the strengths and challenges of a multigenerational workforce and ways to promote teamwork. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)


July

Uncovering Unconscious Beliefs

We all have unconscious beliefs or preconceived ideas. While this is normal, it's important to recognize that they can negatively impact our behavior and relationships, on both a personal and professional level. During this session, we'll show you how to tune in and bring these unconscious beliefs to the surface so that they don't get in your way. Awareness is key to setting yourself up for success. Archived webinar link(opens in new window) 

Maximizing Your Strengths – Wednesday, July 24

Find out where you excel and how to enhance your personal strengths so you can maximize opportunities for success. Archived webinar link (opens in new window)


August

Mastering the Business of Workplace Etiquette

Presented by: Shanti Douglas (PDF)

From basic manners to cultural differences and more, it's very difficult to succeed without a certain awareness of etiquette in the workplace and what we don't know can hurt us. During this lively session, we will identify common pitfalls and show you how to avoid them. We will also review strategies to help you shine and leave a lasting impression. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)

Healthy Lifestyle: Keeping it Simple

You don't need to make a resolution to improve your life. There are many simple changes you can make at any time. To be happy and healthy just requires a little desire and motivation. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)

Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers – Wednesday, August 21

Uncover your triggers, understand why certain personalities can be difficult to work with professionally, and create practical strategies for dealing with these situations. Archived webinar link(opens in new window) 


September

Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan

Presented by: Dan Bisig (PDF)

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig will share five steps every family can use to build their funding plan. Dan will share the most popular funding options available so that parents are equipped to have the "money talk" with their college-bound children. Available as a pre-recorded webinar(opens in new window)

Mindful Eating – Wednesday, September 25

Mindless eating habits are not easy to change. Learn the benefits of paying attention to the experience of eating and drinking. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)


October

5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year

Presented by: Melissa Schneider (PDF)

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year instead? You have the power to do it differently this time around, no matter what the holidays hold for you. All you need is a strategy-one that actually works. This webinar will share five tips to actually enjoy the holidays this year and will guide you in creating a customized plan to apply them to your personal holiday situation. Let the festivities begin! Available as a pre-recorded webinar.(opens in new window)

Talking to Children About Scary Events – Wednesday, October 23

The world can be a scary place for kids. Learn signs of distress, comforting methods, and how to answer questions. Archived webinar link(opens in new window)


November

Positive Thinking: Releasing Negative Thoughts

While negative thoughts are normal, repeating them over and over may hold you back from living a meaningful and fulfilling life. Learn how to become more aware of your negative thoughts and shift your thinking in a more positive direction.

Available as a pre-recorded webinar(opens in new window)

Care for Caregivers – Wednesday, November 20

Caregiving can take a toll on people. Learn about compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout, and how to manage it with self-care and stress reduction techniques.

Register for the live webinar(opens in new window) at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific
Register for the live webinar(opens in new window) at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific 

Money is Emotional: Prevent Your Heart from Hijacking Your Wallet

Presented by: Christine Luken (PDF)

This webinar pulls back the curtain on why we do what we do with our money. Christine Luken's "Mindful Money Management" approach to personal finance is unique in that it harnesses the power of positive thought and emotions - and short circuits the negative ones. Participants will learn how to navigate emotional money situations with purpose and confidence, so you can ensure that your heart won't hijack your wallet.

Available as a pre-recorded webinar.(opens in new window)


December

Navigating Change Personally and Professionally – Wednesday, December 18

Many adults struggle with the reality of change inside and outside of work. Examine your responses to change and improve the ways you navigate uncertainty.

Register for the live webinar(opens in new window) at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific