Our Commitment

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.

Stress Management Series

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.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, September through November 2017 - 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
  • Location: CU Art Museum Education Room

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.

How to Tame Your Money: Stay! Buy…Grow?

"Stay! Buy…Grow?" –Dale Abood of Elevations. While most of us would claim that we aspire to financial goals—home ownership, saving for retirement, putting kids through college—recent studies have shown that a large percentage of people between the ages of 24-50 are deeply in debt, living from paycheck to paycheck, and highly stressed about the direction of their financial lives. Attend this seminar to discuss ways to keep in control of your finances.

Stay! Creating a spending plan

  • Reality check: basic needs vs. little luxuries.
  • Money management tools.

Buy…Building good credit

  • How credit scores affect your costs and your life.
  • Paying off debt.

Grow? Starting a savings plan

  • Emergency funds.
  • Small steps for starting a savings plan.

Lunch is provided by Elevations Credit Union. Registration is required. 

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Location: East Campus, Administrative and Research Cetner (ARCE) 346

Jeanette Beatty, Elevations Wealth Management

Pink Life Saver Mobile Mammography

The CU Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program has teamed up with University of Colorado Hospital and Elevations Credit Union to bring the Pink Life Save to the Boulder campus. The mission of the Pink Life Saver and the University of Colorado Hospital Breast Imaging Department at the Diane O’Connor-Thompson Breast Center is to provide convenient and easy access for women to have their annual mammogram. 

 Services Include:

  • Hologic Dimensions 3-D Tomosynthesis mammography equipment- fully ACR and MQSA accredited
  • ARRT registered Mammography Technologist
  • Computer aided detection (CAD)- provides a “second look” of images

The Pink Life Saver, a mobile mammography program of University of Colorado Hospital, will be on the east campus (south of the ARCE building) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month starting July 2017 (7/20, 8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16,and 12/21)

 Appointments are required - please contact 720-848-1030 to make your appointment and visit the Pink Life Saver program page for details about cost and eligibility.

Parking for the Pink Life Saver is provided by Elevations Credit Union. 

Upcoming Workshops and Groups

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