Published: Jan. 24, 2023

Columbine flowersThe Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is offering free wellness workshops and groups for all CU Boulder staff and faculty throughout the Spring 2023. Check out what they have to offer to get your new year off to a great start.

Registration is required. You will receive an email with the Zoom link the day before the workshop/group along with workshop materials. 

If you need a space or support accessing these virtual workshops, contact FSAP directly using the information on their website

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Work-life balance

Managing Imposter Syndrome and How To Thrive in Spite of It 

Thursday, April 13th, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Success can come with baggage, including feelings of inadequacy, fraud, or self-doubt. These feelings can happen despite evidence that indicates you are skilled, successful, and deserving of acknowledgement. This is often referred to as imposter syndrome, which is a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evidence of success. This presentation will cover various forms of imposter syndrome that can cripple your path to success, teach strategies to overcome feelings of self-doubt and increase confidence and ownership of your strengths.

Making the Most of Your Vacation 

Wednesday, May 3rd, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
If you dread how much work you have to do before or after a vacation, this session is for you. Join this workshop to learn how you can create a smoother transition that allows you to retain the benefits of your time off and reduce stress before you leave and upon your return.

Healthy habits

Nutrition for Heart Health

Wednesday, February 1st, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Nutrition information can be confusing. This workshop will help answer questions like: What is cholesterol? Which foods should I avoid to lower cholesterol? Learn about nutrition for heart health and the best ways to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. This workshop is hosted by FSAP in conjunction with our partners at Elevations Credit Union.

Navigating parenthood

New Fathers Group

Weekly, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Are you a new father or father-to-be? Join this 4-week group over Zoom to discuss and navigate topics like being a working parent, how to maintain a connection with your partner, ways to engage with your baby, how to come to terms with the impact on independence, self-doubt and more.

New Mothers Group

Weekly, March 7, 14, 21 & April 4, 11, 18, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: In-person, CASE building, room E351
Are you a new mother or mother-to-be? Join this 6-week group to meet in person over lunch. FSAP will discuss the particular challenges of being a new mom who also has a career. This group will share ideas and offer support. Bring your lunches (and babies, too!).

Identity-based support

Colorful Women Group

Every Thursday, February 2 through March 23rd, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Colorful Women is an 8-week process and support group for self-identified BIPOC women to connect, discuss, celebrate and support each other's whole, authentic selves through an intersectional lens. Common themes include, but are not limited to, stress management, mental health, race, ethnicity, gender, empowerment, resiliency, interpersonal relationships, and professional achievement. This space will provide a safe, supportive environment designed to unify BIPOC women. This group is limited to 20 participants.

Financial wellness

Wills & Trusts 101

Wednesday, March 1st, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Estate planning isn't just for the rich or famous. In fact, estate planning is important for everyone and can help you create a plan to meet your beneficiaries’ needs while minimizing tax losses. Join this workshop to learn more about how you can get organized and protect your legacy. Topics covered include probate, trusts, fees, death taxes, and power of attorney. This workshop is hosted by FSAP in conjunction with our partners at Elevations Credit Union.

Home Improvement

Wednesday, April 5th, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual, via Zoom
Learn how home improvement can help you get the greatest return on investment. This workshop will also discuss which renovation and remodel projects give you the most bang for your buck and how it can help you increase your equity. This workshop is hosted by FSAP in conjunction with our partners at Elevations Credit Union.