Be Well: Benefits Education Workshop Series

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From managing common conditions like asthma and diabetes to handling the day-to-day pressures of the workplace, healthy living can be a challenge. Be Well, Tech’s benefits education and wellness series, will equip employees with the tools they need to make smart wellness choices for themselves and their families.

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Missed a Be Well presentation? Presentations from 2019 will be available for download and 2018 presentations are still available. 

June

6/4: Mental Health: Recognize and Respond (for Managers) 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Online
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Every manager has a legal, business, and moral responsibility to be proactive in helping support their employees during times of need. Our working lives can have a powerful influence on our mental state and, as leaders in a demanding and high-pressured world, it is essential that we develop the confidence and competence to identify individuals at risk and intervene in an appropriate and effective way. The aim of this session is to help you to recognize signs of concern and respond appropriately. Presented by KEPRO. 

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of this session participants will be able to:
• Emphasize why mental health awareness is important
• Understand mental health and different conditions
• Recognize signs of concern
• Establish strategies for having a conversation with an employee in need of support
• Learn how to manage in a crisis

6/10: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online​
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Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.

6/11: Education Assistance

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
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Mobile App event ID:
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Georgia Tech offers education assistance programs for faculty and staff, including the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Tech’s own Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP). While these programs are designed to help you excel in your educational pursuits, policies and guidelines for using these benefits can seem confusing. This workshop aims to clarify the TAP/STRAP programs and break down policies with step-by-step guidelines. All interested employees are encouraged to attend. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.

6/16: Say What You Mean the Right Way

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

Have you ever been misunderstood? In this session, we will identify barriers to clear communication as well as discuss how to apply tips for effective communication and dealing with difficult conflict. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

6/18: Earn $50 Wellbeing Credits Today

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12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Better health is rewarding in more ways than one. In addition to helping you develop healthy habits, you can earn up to a $100 well-being credit for participating in USG Well-being programs. Come learn how to get your $100 credits before the program ends!
Presented by Candice Bovian, GTHR Work Life Specialist.

6/23: Mental Health: Recognize and Respond (for Employees) 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Online
Register Here
We all have a role to play in helping to normalize conversations around mental health and contribute towards a respectful and supportive work environment where colleagues feel able to share concerns in an open way. As such, it is important that every employee has the confidence and competence to recognize if a colleague is behaving in a concerning way and
know how to intervene in an appropriate and effective way,
taking every opportunity to bring this subject out in the open and commit to making a difference. This seminar will help equip attendees with the knowledge to be a supportive colleague able to recognize signs of concern and respond appropriately. Presented by KEPRO. 

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of this session participants will be able to:
• Know why mental health awareness is important
• Understand mental health and different conditions
• Recognize signs of concern
• Learn how to support a colleague
• Discover steps to take in a crisis 

6/29: Money Mondays: Strategies to Eliminate Debt for Financial Success

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Online
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

July

7/8: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online​
Join Meeting Here

Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.
 
7/21: Explore New Horizons and Expand the Mind

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com
Code: USGCares​

Seeking new opportunities and expanding the mind is a powerful contributor to our mental health. This empowering session will help participants to discover the possibility and promise of seeking and exploring new horizons. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

7/22: Intuitive Eating

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
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We know that diets don't work, research has more than proven this. Join Georgia Tech Nutritionists Amber Johnson and Leah Galante as they discuss how to improve your relationship with food using an intuitive eating approach.

7/27: Money Mondays: Invest Confidently for Your Future

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Online
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

August

8/11: Well-being
Wednesday
Times vary | Online
Join Meeting Here
Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.

8/18: Outsourcing Your To-Do List

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

Everyday mundane tasks can often drain our time and distract us from more high-value activities. By outsourcing the more thankless chores, we can discover a world of potential leading toward a happier and more fulfilling way of life. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

8/19: Earn $50 Well-being Credits Today

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
811 Marietta St. Training Room
Register Here

Better health is rewarding in more ways than one. In addition to helping you develop healthy habits, you can earn up to a $100 well-being credit for participating in USG Well-being programs. Come learn how to get your $100 credits before the program ends! Presented by Candice Bovian, GTHR Work Life Specialist.

8/31: Money Mondays: Planning for Everlasting Retirement Income

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Online and In-Person at Exhibition Hall | Inman Park Room
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

September

9/9: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online​
Join Meeting Here

Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.

 

9/15: The Secret to Work-Life Balance

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

In our busy and fast paced lives, it can be difficult to effectively meet the demands of our work without compromising our personal lives. This insightful session will uncover the secret to securing a healthy work-life balance. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

9/16: Homebuyer’s Summit

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 Exhibition Hall | Buckhead and Centennial Rooms
Register Here

Come out to our first ever Homebuyer's Summit and speak to representatives that can help you make your dream come true! The more you understand about the entire process—from the financial steps prior to purchase to shopping for and securing a mortgage—the more positive the experience is likely to be. Speak to Mortgage Loan Officers, Realtors, and Representatives from home buying programs that can help you get a jump start. Learn about Your Credit, Money and Debt Management, Preparing for Home Ownership, and Steps to Buying or Selling a Home. Presented by representatives from Georgia United Credit Union, Wells Fargo, Legal Access Plans, and Fifth Third Bank.

9/28: Money Mondays: Evaluating Your Personal Balance Sheet and Understanding How Credit Affects It

12 p.m.– 1 p.m. | Online
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

October

10/7: Education Assistance

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Student Success Center | President’s Suite B
Register Here

Georgia Tech offers education assistance programs for faculty and staff, including the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Tech’s own Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP). While these programs are designed to help you excel in your educational pursuits, policies and guidelines for using these benefits can seem confusing. This workshop aims to clarify the TAP/STRAP programs and break down policies with step-by-step guidelines. All interested employees are encouraged to attend. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.

10/14: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online​
Join Meeting Here
Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.

10/20: Donated Sick Leave

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Exhibition Hall | Buckhead Room
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Each year during Open Enrollment, faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in Georgia Tech’s Donated Sick Leave program. This program allows eligible employees (who do not have enough sick leave of their own) to receive a donation of hours in certain critical illness or long-term leave situations. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Leave Specialist Athena Jones.

10/20: The Mental Strength Workout

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

Our mind is our most powerful tool that we have during times of adversity. You can learn skills and strategies to exercise the power of your mind and increase your mental fortitude. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

10/26: Money Mondays: Get Started & Save for the Future You

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. | Online
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

November

11/4: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

12 p.m.  – 1 p.m.
Student Success Center | President’s Suite C
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This seminar provides an overview of documents everyone should have in place to protect and assist their family in solving a variety of estate planning issues. Estate Planning will allow you to consider alternatives for, to think through, and to set up legally effective arrangements that would meet your specific wishes if something happens to you or those you care about. Presented by LegalEase.

11/11: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online
Join Meeting Here
Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.
11/16: Money Mondays: Emergency Fund Strategies: Sources and How to Build One

12 p.m.–1 p.m. | Online
Register Here

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

11/17: Building Resilience Muscles

On-Demand Webinar
www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

The foundation of resilience lies in building five muscles—three are specific skills and two are personal choices that are consistently chosen. The key to resilience is understanding yourself and identifying the mental obstacles that get in your way. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

December

12/9: Well-being Wednesday

Times vary | Online
Join Meeting Here

Well-being Wednesday will raise awareness about health, stress, and disease to motivate you to make significant changes that will reduce health risks and enhance the quality of your life. You can participate in as many webinars as you wish! You can earn $15 towards your well-being credits by attending three (3) workshops, twice a year.

12/14: Money Mondays: Year End Financial Checklist: Preparing for a Successful 2021

12 p.m.–1 p.m. | Online
Register Here 

 

Money Mondays are monthly financial education workshops that provide guidance and retirement planning as well as education on saving, investing, debt management and planning for the unexpected. Money Mondays will count toward your well-being credit!
$25 for 3 workshops ($50 annual cap)

12/15: Know Your Strengths

On-Demand Webinar

www.eaphelplink.com Code: USGCares

Do you know your top strengths? Being confident in knowing what you are good at helps you approach situations with a "strengths mindset," enabling you to respond more creatively to challenges. Presented by KEPRO.

You do not need to register in advance to attend KEPRO Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the "Ask a question" box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.

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