Fall 2012 Faculty and Staff Assistance Program work life workshops

Coping with Stress in Natural Ways
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
UMC 415-417 
Program Overview: Learn to take care of yourself in new ways during stressful times.  Join the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program for an informative panel on alternative methods of stress reduction.  We will present from the areas of holistic nutrition, exercise, Chinese medicine, mind/body work, and mindfulness practice.  Recent breakthroughs in research will be discussed, and practical, low to no-cost alternatives will be presented.    
  • Andrew Maloney, founder of Jade Mountain Health (http://www.jademtnhealth.com), is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine (L.Ac.MSOM). Andrew Maloney a certified and licensed practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine spent five of his nine years of study in Taiwan interning with and being supervised Dr. You Mao Ling, Dr Chen Jun Liang and Dr. Yang Shu Ling. In his experiences abroad he gained deeper insight into the use of Chinese herbal medicine and the use of herbal concentrates. Andrew has lectured on Chinese Herbal Medicine for the last two years.
  • Marcie Goldman is a certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor with a busy practice in Boulder, CO and nationally via Skype.  Her work combines functional medicine strategies with nourishing wise woman traditions, a stellar combination that she has honed over the last 10+ years in her professional one-on-one & group work.
  • Kelly Sue Cross became a Certified Massage Therapist in 1996 after a longtime fascination with anatomy, wellness and stress management. Since earning her degree, she has enjoyed working with a wide range of clients, with special interest in posture, alignment and pre/post natal bodywork. Her practice is also informed by her interest in yoga, as well as, her occupation as a Clinical Social Worker. 
  • Paulette Erickson-England LCSW, Faculty & Staff Assistance Program 
  • Janeen Haller-Abernethy MSW, Faculty & Staff Assistance Program   
The Six Strategic Steps-Investing Wisely for a Lifetime
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
UMC 382-386
Program overview: Learn how to maximize your retirement investments without any sales pressure.  The CO Securities Commission has partnered with the Evelyn Brust Financial Research and Education Foundation to bring non-commercial financial education to CU.   The presentation covers the process of investing including: asset allocation, downside risk, after-tax returns and investment monitoring.  Participants receive information on: types of advisers, investment class overviews, long-term care, and financial temperament self-assessment. 
Darin Snow is a partner at a large wealth management firm in Denver.  He has more than 15 years of experience in implementing asset allocation strategies that are customized for each client, based on risk tolerance and long-term goals. During his career, Mr. Snow has focused on serving the needs of families, foundations, endowments and non-profit organizations.He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA), that designation being attained after an extensive training program taught by professors from the Wharton School of Business. Mr. Snow graduated from CU Boulder and loves to golf and spend time with his family.   
Knowing Where to Turn
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
UMC 415-417 
Program Overview: It’s not surprising that we’re afraid to talk about dying. It’s not surprising that good information about resources gives you the awareness you need to help you make good decisions for you and your family. But it is always a surprise how badly things can go if you haven’t thought about it at all. Conversations with professionals who understand end-of-life care and aren’t afraid of dying are informative, interesting and full of life and humor, as well as honesty and support for your questions and fears.      
Kim Mooney is Director of Community Education for HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties.  For 18 years, she has developed and provided extensive trainings on end-of-life care issues, caregiver issues, and grief support.  Kim also sits on the Board of Directors for the Association for Death Education and Counseling.   
The Six Gates of Completion – A Companion in Life’s Transitions
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
UMC 386
Program Overview:  BJ Brown will present some essentials from her book. She’ll include a brief experiential journey where you can personally explore current transitions you may be facing. Her facilitation of this is through the rich and intimate creative expression of what she calls soul collage. If you like, please bring a couple of items that can be included in your piece, a poem, a special card or not, a feather, key, photograph...whatever calls to be represented in what will be a spontaneous, tangible mirror of your inner landscape. Think of it as dropping deeper, lunch and learn, while you traverse a lucid dream. (Supplies provided.) 
BJ Brown, MSW, and the author of the book The Six Gates of Completion - A Companion in Life's Transition , offers mentoring and counsel for enhancing conscious relationships, life transformation and somatic awareness. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, families and groups toward creating a deeper sense of wholeness, integrity, health and joy.  As a Shamanic practitioner, she also offers shamanic healing methods where it is appropriate and welcomed.   
Please rsvp with Yee.Chan@colorado.edu if you plan on attending.

Website: http://hr.colorado.edu/fsap/workshops

Contact: RSVP to Yee Chan, 303-492-3020

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