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Workshop Descriptions

Available for TTU and TTUHSC Employees

Finding Balance: Effective Stress Management

Participants will learn effective stress management strategies through physical and emotional self-care. Effective coping strategies center around three areas: managing yourself, managing your reaction to stress, and managing the amount of stress in your life. Participants will also learn effective techniques to improve relationships within the workplace including communication techniques, validation, and boundary setting.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 10:00am - 12:00 pm

For more information please contact:
Anna Herring

Several handouts are available. These handouts are not necessary for the presentation, but are designed to support the presentation at different levels.


Finding Balance Condensed Notes: This is a condensed version of the presentation for those who want to be able to follow along and take notes, but not as detailed as the PowerPoint handout.

Stress Workshop Handout: Offers some helpful exercises that you can do on your own to help reduce stress.

Quick Stress Tips: A few more helpful tips to complement the presentation.

Finding Balance2: The actual PowerPoint presentation that will be used, for those who want a slide-by-slide handout to read along with. To print the handout go to File, then Print. Under "Print What" select "Handouts." Decide how many slides per page you wish to display, then select "OK."

Building Healthy Relationships at Home and Work

Since relationships play an important role in our health and wellness, building healthy relationships is essential. However, that is much easier said than done. We all know that relationships can be very challenging. In this workshop, Dr. Alan Korinek of the Employee Assistance Program will provide participants with practical ways to accomplish the goal of building healthy relationships at home and work.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Building Healthy Relationships at Home and Work Handout

Developing Healthy Self-Esteem in Yourself and Your Child

How we think and feel about ourselves impacts everything from our ability to form and maintain healthy relationships to achieving our goals. In this workshop, Stephanie Haygood of the Employee Assistance Program will explain the basis of self-esteem and how it is developed. Tips for cultivating healthy self-esteem in children will also be presented. Participants will engage in activities that evaluate current growth areas and promote the development of healthy self-esteem.

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Developing Healthy Self Esteem in Yourself and Your Child Handout

Parenting Teenagers: What Every Parent Needs to Know

This workshop will be focused on helping parents recognize some of the most common difficulties that arise with their teenage children. Statistics about teenage alcohol and drug use will be discussed, as well as other risky behaviors that are common or becoming more prevalent among teens. We will talk about how to talk with your adolescent about these difficult issues, and how parents can play an active role in their children's' lives. The presentation will conclude with discussing some of the most common difficulties in parenting teens, including setting boundaries and enforcing rules and consequences in a way that works for your family.

Monday, August 4, 2008, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Parenting Teenagers: What Every Parent Needs to Know Handout

Foundations for Guidance for Young Children

Many parents want to convey positive values and appropriate behaviors to their children. However, some parents may find challenges exist to parenting. At times parents may feel frustrated and may question whether his or her parenting approach is working. This workshop will focus on strategies for promoting self-discipline, creative capacities, and positive relationships with children.  The purpose of this workshop is to provide attendees with knowledge of appropriate and research-based practices in child guidance.

Objectives :

  1. Learn foundations for positive and effective child guidance.
  2. Identify effective guidance techniques that may be implemented in one's own family.
  3. Increase knowledge and confidence in recognizing personal values regarding guidance issues.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 5:30-7pm

Foundations for Guidance to Young Children

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