The University of Colorado Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) regularly offers a variety of programs as part of the university’s commitment to a psychologically healthy workplace. There is no cost to University of Colorado Boulder employees for these programs.
Will you have enough money? Retirement income planning is the process of understanding how much income you’ll need during your retirement years to support the retirement lifestyle you want, and positioning your assets to provide that income. While there’s no such thing as a “one size fits all” plan, there are steps you can take to maximize the possibility of a financially secure retirement.
Elevations Credit Union is proud to partner with CU Boulder, in providing to the employees of CU Boulder this informative seminar on “Retirement Income Planning". Elevations will provide beginning tools to the employees, so that they can walk away knowing more about the world of financial planning, and how important learning about planning is to everybody. Elevations Credit Union will be providing lunch before the seminar begins! So please come! And we might even have some door prizes!!!
Date: Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: University Memorial Center, Room 247
Stress management is a concern for everyone in these busy and uncertain times. In this educational and participatory workshop series, we will learn and practice several different effective strategies for reducing everyday life stress, including mindfulness, meditation, visualization, guided imagery, cognitive restructuring, emotional health and regulation, communication, assertiveness, and movement. Participants will be asked to commit to attending all eight sessions and complete outside assignments for maximum benefit. We will meet weekly for an hour to an hour and a half.
Paulette Erickson England, LCSW
Senior Counselor, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
Education: Master of Social Work, 2003; Bachelor Degree in Psychology, 1993
Additional Training and Certifications: EMDR, NaBITa Threat Assessment Certification, Graduate-level training in Depth Psychology.
Brief Summary of Professional History : Professional counseling and social work experience include 10 years County Social Work in Child Welfare, supervision, client counseling and advocacy; 6 years in private practice providing counseling to individuals, families, and couples; 3+ years at FSAP providing counseling, work-life presentations, support groups, clinical internship supervision and program coordination.
Brief Personal Information: Outside of FSAP, I spend time with my family, including my 2 children. I also enjoy music, continuing education in my field, participating in Sprint distance triathlons, hiking, and writing.
If you’re draining yourself in the process of getting the job done, that’s not sustainable—for you or your organization. Yet, with increasing pressure to do more with less, how can you work in natural, healthy ways to ensure you fulfill your purpose without draining your most important resource—you? In this interactive session, we’ll talk about how to use the obstacles and challenges you face in your job to gain insight and new ideas about what you can change and practical ways to do that right where you are. Presented by Christine Gust from Create Satisfying Work.
Lunch is provided and sponsored by Elevations Credit Union.
About Christine Gust
The theme of Christine's sessions are centered around her mission to support people who want to break out of old paradigms and limiting behaviors to create innovations and new possibilities, both personally and professionally.
Incorporating recent findings in psychology and neuroscience, expertise in innovative techniques, and practical business experience, Christine teaches employers and their staff how to identify and transform counterproductive behaviors that negatively impact their performance, health, and satisfaction.
In addition to 10 years in private practice, Christine earned an MBA and Doctor of Naturopathy degrees and builds on 15 years Human Resources
Let’s face it; stress is a component of life, but certain foods and habits can make everyday life stressors feel much worse and even make you sick. Learn how to plan meals to reduce stress on your body for more energy, better mood, less sugar cravings and the increased ability to handle daily ups and downs. Hint – it starts with breakfast! Presented by Jen Marshall, CNT
Please join us for a great lunch and informative seminar!! And let’s get moving to a healthier lifestyle in 2018!
Elevations Credit Union is proud to partner with CU Boulder, in providing to the employees of CU Boulder this informative seminar on “Nutrition for Stress Management”. Elevations will provide informative tools to the employees, so that they can walk away knowing more about the world of nutrition, and how important learning about nutrition and how it affects stress management is to everybody.
Elevations Credit Union will be providing lunch before the seminar begins!
Date: Monday, May 14th, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: University Memorial Center, Room 247
Jen Marshall, CNT
As a certified nutrition therapist at the Louisville Wellness Center and founder of Be Balanced Healing, LLC, Jen’s specialty is helping clients regain balance while juggling life’s many responsibilities. Her background in marketing for the organic food industry helped shape her knowledge of today’s food politics and how they impact your health. She received the master certification in nutrition therapy from Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver and is Board Certified in Holistic Nutritionâ (Candidate). Jen is also a health writer, lecturer, media spokesperson and consultant to organic and natural brands.
Experiencing grief can be an overwhelming experience and is often confusing and frightening. Although bereavement can be quite painful, it is not a sickness or abnormal condition. It is not something to be “cured” or “fixed.” Rather, it is part of the natural human response to losing someone close to us—the cost of loving and being loved. This group will meet once a week in a group setting for those who are recently bereaved or just beginning the grief process. Sessions include information about grief, support to determine your own needs and coping skills, and time to share experiences. Handouts will provide additional information that participants can share with others.
Connie has a Master of Science in marriage and family therapy, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in curriculum and instruction and educational policy studies, 2007; Master of Arts in educational policy studies, 2004; Bachelor of Arts in human biology, 1998. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has completed the sensorimotor psychotherapy level one trauma training. She began working in CU-Boulder’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program in March 2016. Her professional counseling experience includes three years in private practice and one year at a Longmont clinic providing counseling to individuals, partners/couples and families as well as one year providing counseling to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to becoming a therapist, Connie was a faculty member in a school of education and an academic advisor for biology and psychology undergraduate students.
Amy is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Naropa University with a concentration in mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling. Amy received her bachelor’s degree from Naropa University as well in Contemplative Psychology. She has studied Gestalt (a somatically-based therapy), Internal Family Systems (parts work), and is a PACT (Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy) level one therapist. Before returning to school at Naropa, Amy worked primarily in customer service and management.
In this series of classes we will explore how Mindful Awareness can be a powerful tool for both physical and emotional healing. You will learn to access the transforming potential of this inner awareness to enhance your health and bring inner wellbeing.