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Announcements and Upcoming Events


FEAP conducts seminars in association with Hoo's Well.  Hoo’s Well is the University of Virginia’s comprehensive wellness program. It is designed to help you get healthy and stay healthy by improving your general fitness and reducing your risk for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other debilitating illnesses. Take part in taking care of yourself. Participate in the classes offered through this program to help you lose weight, improve your diet and nutrition, manage stress, and enhance your general health. The sessions affiliated with Hoos Well are notated in the schedule below:

 

FEAP also offers seminars on a variety of Work/Life topics throughout the year for general team groups and by request of departments.  To request a seminar for a work group, or for more information about upcoming seminars, please contact FEAP at 243-2643.

 

 The following seminars are free but registration is required.  

To register for FEAP Seminars, please CLICK HERE               

 Raising the Digital Generation: 

Parenting in the Age of Hyper-Connection

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

 Technology is transforming the way that we relate and live our lives.  This seminar will explore the opportunities and challenges that raising kids in the digital age brings, and will provide strategies for raising a generation of kids transformed by technology. 

Presented by:  Monica Maughlin, LPC, CEAP

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

 

Coping with Anniversary Reactions

As we approach the anniversary of August 11th and 12th in Charlottesville, we may experience a variety of thoughts, feelings, memories, and experiences which are common anniversary reactions. This seminar will help us to understand anniversary reactions, provide strategies for preparation and coping, explore ways to help ourselves and others, offer suggestions to increase our resilience and healing, and provide avenues for additional support and community resources.

Presented by: Allison O'Grady, LCSW

Thursday, July 19, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

 

Registration

 

Positive Practice:  Cultivating a Positive Mindset

 

 This engaging seminar will explore the new research on how we can use effective strategies to cultivate a positive mindset that leads to greater positive emotions and sense of well-being.  We will look at ways to help decrease worrying and negative mind chatter.  We will also learn how our mindset impacts not only ourselves but those around us.

Presented by: Mary Sherman, LCSW, CEAP

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Education Resource Center, Room B

  

Registration 

Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

 

 In this session we will review the costs of long term care and explore the various aspects of Long Term Care Insurance as a potential part of one’s financial plan for the future. We will look at who can benefit from having LTC Insurance and what features should be considered, as well as costs and options for coverage. The University’s Genworth offering will be discussed but this session is provided by FEAP so no insurance products are sold or individually promoted.

 Presented by Brenda Wilson, LCSW, CEAP &
Tricia B. Branch, CFP, CLU, ChFC

Financial Services Professional Agent, New York Life Insurance Company

Thursday, August 23, 2018
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room


Registration  

From Toothless Grins to Public Meltdowns: The Joys and Challenges of Parenting Young and Elementary Aged Children

   
 This seminar will show ways to use the everyday joys and stresses of parenting to help your child, and you, understand how emotional needs affect behavior and impact the parent/child relationship.  You will learn important parenting principles, and a few helpful ways to nurture your child's developing mind and relationship skills.

Presented by:  Monica Maughlin, LPC, CEAP

Friday, September 14, 2018
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

Registration  

 

The Wisdom of the Enneagram

 

Come learn about the Wisdom of the Enneagram and how discovering your own personalities’ core needs can help you navigate most successfully through all of your relationships.  Whether it involves our family, your business environment or an intimate relationship, becoming more aware of how to better understand both your own and others personalities can lead you to a more fulfilled life.

Presented by: Debra Early, LPC, CEAP

Tuesday, September 18, 2018\
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

OR

Thursday, December 6, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

 

The Outbreak of Loneliness and it's
Individual and Collective Impact

Recently there has been an expanded awareness of an increase in the number of people suffering from chronic loneliness.  Through large scale research it has been assessed that from the early 2000’s until now, the population of people experiencing loneliness has jumped from 20 % to 40%.  There are a number of factors contributing to this current epidemic.  There are also many elements which can either feed into the sense of loneliness or counter it.  Whether this is something that you or a loved one are experiencing, this workshop offers new ways to understand and reduce or eliminate the impact that comes with a widespread overarching sense of loneliness.

Presented by:  Joyce Camden, LCSW

Thursday, September 27, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

 REGISTRATION

From Managers to Consultants: Parenting Our Teens


Transforming from childhood to adolescence can feel like the world is being turned upside down for both teens and parents.  This seminar will help parents better understand and navigate this period of their child’s life and provide some tips on helpful ways to understand and engage with our kids.

Presented by:  Monica Maughlin, LPC, CEAP

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

 Registration 

 

 

Planning for Your Own Long Term Care

Planning ahead for one’s own long term care needs is a topic many people prefer to avoid but in other ways it is never too early to think about this phase of life. How does facility based care work and how is it funded? What do most people do in their later years? Will my adult children help out? In this session we will review the types and costs of long term care and look at various strategies to get prepared for this important phase of life.

 

Presented by:  Brenda Wilson, LCSW, CEAP, GCM

Friday, November 9, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Education Resource Center, Room B

Registration  

Keeping the Love Alive in Long Term Relationships

Establishing long term love and excitement in our most intimate relationships is one of the main challenges we face throughout our lives.  Anyone in a relationship or who plans on being in one needs to know how to keep love alive over the long term.  But, how do we learn this secret?  Come learn valuable methods for reinvigorating your most sacred love relationships and understanding what really matters in the quest for enduring love.  

Presented by:  Debra Early, LPC, CEAP

Friday, December 14, 2018
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

 

  To register for FEAP Seminars, please CLICK HERE