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Fixing Our Broken Sleep

03/11/20

This interactive presentation with a sleep expert is designed to help participants begin getting better sleep almost immediately. Attendees will learn techniques for overcoming these common sleep problems:
 
• Trouble falling asleep 
• Difficulty staying asleep
• Excessive thinking 
• Waking too early 
• Sunday night insomnia 
• Chronic insomnia 
• Daytime sleepiness
• Returning to sleep
 
Participants will experience a guided relaxation exercise for initiating sleep and returning to sleep.

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EAP Program Overview for Managers

04/15/20

Outline of EAP Manager session:
  • Overview of EAP services
  • Various ways in which the EAP serves as a valuable tool for managers/supervisors
  • How to recognize when an employee has a personal problem
  • ·How to refer an employee to the EAP
  • ·Case study: scenario-based case study reviewed to help participants identify issues, discuss approaches to helping employees, and clarify the accountability of a manager when faced with employees in need of assistance

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Opioid & Other Drug Use Awareness

05/20/20

The opioid and other drug use epidemic has become a national public health issue with a concerning impact on our communities. KGA has experienced an increase in EAP cases involving opioid use, including parents worried about their children, managers and HR professionals concerned about their employees, and individuals seeking support. In this seminar/webinar, participants will learn:
 
• The current state of the opioid and drug overdose epidemic in the U.S
• How to spot the warning signs of opioid misuse and addiction
• Range of available treatment options
• How to promote a Recovery-friendly home and workplace
• How the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help

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EAP Program Overview for Employees

06/10/20

Learn how the EAP can save you stress, time and money by providing support for practical and personal issues. No problem is too big or too small, and no one will know you called.

The program will cover what happens when you call the EAP and an overview of EAP services for:
  • Stress management 
  • Legal and financial issues 
  • Childcare and eldercare
  • Relationship concerns 
  • Nutrition consultations and more

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Introduction to Mindfulness

07/15/20

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives. 

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Positive Parenting Tips

09/09/20

The word discipline can evoke images of control and punishment, accompanied by feelings of parental uncertainty or guilt. This workshop will explore the concept of “positive parenting” (positive discipline) – approaches that foster self-esteem in young children and confidence in your parenting skills. It’s about having a positive plan of action – a plan that articulates your family’s values, identifies discipline techniques that work, and encourages family fun. Bring your stories from the front lines of parenting. Participants will:
 
• Learn to use the power of understanding to get your children ready to listen and accept
• Discover the strategies of ritual, routine and rehearsal 
• Identify successful methods for setting limits

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Healthy Holiday Eating

11/18/20

Starting with Halloween and continuing through the New Year, the holidays present some unique challenges when you are trying to eat healthy! Learn how to navigate and enjoy the busy holidays without sacrificing your healthy eating habits – including strategies and tips to help you make healthy substitutions, avoid overeating and prevent holiday weight gain.

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