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August EFAP News

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In this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:Wellness Corp Logo

  • Making This School Year Your Child’s Best Ever
  • Resources for New Parents
  • Healthy Grilling Tips and Recipes

as well as attend a work/life webinar about Social Media and Teens, and find great recipes for Baked Ziti and Summer Veggies and Minted Watermelon and Lemon Ice Pops. To access the August newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-august.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

Featured Article: Making This School Year Your Child’s Best Ever

August Work/Life Webinar:  Social Media and Teens

Technology has changed teens’ way of communicating with one another, socializing, scheduling, and even going to school. We will examine the pros and cons of social media and the role that parents play. 

Barbara Melton, a Licensed Professional Counselor, has been in private practice in Charleston since 1989. She is also a SC Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and has been mediating domestic cases since 1989. She has presented at national and international conferences on topics including conflict resolution and anger management. She is currently on the Board of the Assn. for Conflict Resolution for SC and the Mediation & Meeting Center of Charleston. One of her specialty areas is working with mandated mediations and mediating cases where domestic violence has occurred. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2013. 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST. Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

July EFAP News

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In this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:Wellness Corp Logo

  • Arthritis
  • 5 Important Health Risks for Men
  • Resources in Conjunction with Park and Recreation Month
  • A Tip Sheet for Making the Most of Your Vacation

as well as attend a work/life webinar about conflict resolution, and find great recipes for crab cakes with spicy mustard sauce and roasted garlic, poblano, and red pepper guacamole with homemade tortilla chips. To access the July newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-july.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

 Featured Article: Arthritis

July Work/Life Webinar:  Conflict Resolution

This presentation will provide you with the knowledge to recognize causes of conflict, how to facilitate resolution of conflict and how to manage the relationships once the conflict has been resolved. Upon completion, you will know how to spot the causes, know why it is important to resolve conflict, and know the step by step process to gain a better relationship with one another.  Barbara Melton, a Licensed Professional Counselor, has been in private practice in Charleston since 1989.  She is also a SC Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and has been mediating domestic cases since 1989.  She has presented at national and international conferences on topics involving conflict resolution, anger management, and many more topics.  She is currently on the Board of the Assn. for Conflict Resolution for SC and the Mediation & Meeting Center of Charleston.  One of her specialty areas is working with mandated mediations and mediating cases where domestic violence has occurred.  Tuesday, July 9, 2013. 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST. Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

June EFAP News

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Wellness Corp LogoIn this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:

  • Easy ways to improve your sight
  • Legal consultations and resources
  • Tips and guidelines for men of all ages to help you stay healthy

as well as attend a work/life webinar about the 7 habits of highly effective people, and find great recipes for grilled chicken thighs with roasted grape tomatoes and grilled stuffed jalapenos. To access the June newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-june.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

Featured Article: Easy Ways to Improve Your Sight

June Work/Life Webinar:  7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Based on the book by Stephen Covey, presenter Terry Gibney will present a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. You will learn a pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service and human dignity – all principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates. Terry Gibney is a parent educator and consultant to the child care industry. He works with Head Start and other public programs for families, as well as consulting to child care providers in the private sector. Thursday, June 11, 2013. 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST. Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

May EFAP News

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Wellness Corp LogoIn this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:

  • High blood pressure
  • Summer Childcare Resources
  • Committing to get fit

as well as attend a work/life webinar about organizing for efficiency, and find great recipes for Greek-style scampi and blueberry oatmeal muffins. To access the May newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-may.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

Featured Article: High Blood Pressure

May Work/Life Webinar:  Organizing for Efficiency

Presented by Renee Kutner. In this seminar we will discuss various techniques to keep one’s work day organized, leading to increased productivity.  We will focus primarily on techniques for paper management, including filing systems, and for time and task management, including how to use calendars and to-do lists. Renee Kutner founded Peace by Piece Organizing to bring order to chaos, and peace to our otherwise hectic lives after spending almost ten years in advertising and marketing, taking a short break to receive her MBA from UCLA.  Renée is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and the Professional Development Director for the Georgia chapter of NAPO.  Thursday, May 9, 2013. 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST. Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

April EFAP News

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Wellness Corp LogoIn this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:

  • Safe driving tips
  • Resources to help you deal with stress
  • The real deal on organic foods

as well as attend a work/life webinar about the normal aging process, and find recipes for garden vegetable crustless quiche and carrot cake. To access the April newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-april.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

Featured Article: Resources to Help you Deal with Stress

April Work/Life Webinar:  Normal Aging

In this presentation we will look at what to expect as we age and how to cope with the changes. Strategies for positive aging will also be discussed. Teresa Pielage received her degree in Social Work for the University of Cincinnati.  She serves BrownRichards as an Eldercare Specialist with 25 years of experience working with seniors and their families. Tuesday April 16, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST. Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

March EFAP News

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Wellness Corp LogoIn this month’s EFAP newsletter you can learn about:

  • Eating the right foods for all-day energy
  • Resources and information to help improve your nutrition
  • 12 weeks to a heart-healthy lifestyle

as well as attend a work/life webinar about the college application process, and find recipes for classic light Bolognese lasagna and fudgy mocha-toffee brownies. To access the March newsletter please visit: http://go.middlebury.edu/efap-march.

Did you know that you can also sign up to receive the EFAP newsletter via your email address? To do so, click here.

Featured Article: Eating the Right Foods for All-Day Energy

March Work/Life Webinar:  The College Application Process

In this webinar, we will learn about the college application process for both new students and adult learners. Steve Pearson will give us insight into the essay writing process as well and teach us how to stand out from the crowd.  Recently retired, Steve spent thirty years counseling students and parents about the entire college process. During his twenty years at Decatur High School in Decatur, Georgia, he encouraged students to pursue education beyond high school. His extensive experience with the college search and application process, student preparation for SAT and ACT testing, career assessment and related training, recommendation and essay writing, and the exploration of financial resources have each made Steve a valuable resource for students, parents, and associates. Thursday March 7, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST Please see the newsletter link above to find out how to register.

EAP extended coverage to additional family members

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Recently, our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) has extended the scope of its services. In addition to covering all employees and household members, our EFAP now provides services to all immediate family members.  Immediate family members include:
Ÿ Parents
Ÿ Siblings
Ÿ Children by blood, adoption or marriage
Ÿ Spouses/Partners
Ÿ Grandparents
Ÿ Grandchildren

Let your immediate family members know they now have access to all of the EFAP Services including:
  Counseling Services
  Budget & Debt Services
  Legal Consultations
  Financial Resources
  Health & Wellness Coaching
  Work/Life Resources
  New Parent Transition Program

Your EFAP is just a phone call away…800-828-6025 24 hrs/7 days a week.  Or visit the wellnessworklife.com Website.