Career Navigation Three-Part Series (Location: Point Grey)
Join UBC’s Career Navigation & Transition Consultant Pooja Khandelwal to discover and design opportunities for your professional success to enhance your UBC career experience.
Part 2: Making Meaningful Connections – Jan. 12, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this interactive session, discover ways to unfold your unique career strengths while learning about new resources and opportunities for the enhancement of your career. For information and to register, click here.
Mindfulness Programs Celebration & Orientation – Jan. 17, 12:00pm – 12:45pm (Location: Point Grey)
Join us to learn more and to enroll in the upcoming Mindfulness Programs at UBC. All those interested are welcome, and past participants are invited to celebrate and share their experience with the 30-Day Online Mindfulness Challenge and the Mindfulness@Work Programs. For more information and to register, click here.
Suicide Awareness Day – Jan. 25 (Location: all UBC campuses)
Suicide Awareness Day is held to bring awareness to the UBC campus community regarding suicide prevention by educating students, staff and faculty on the resources available. Reaching out early and preventing suicide requires everyone’s help. Show your support for suicide awareness and prevention by wearing orange, visiting an information booth, getting involved, and reaching out. For more information on suicide prevention and resources, please visit www.thrive.ubc.ca/prevent-suicide.
QPR Suicide Prevention Training – January 24, 25 (multiple locations)
January 24, 2:00pm – 4:00pm (DHCC)
January 25, 2:00pm – 4:00pm (Point Grey)
QPR Training is an internationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to help you question, persuade, and refer. QPR acts as an emergency mental health intervention designed to save lives much like CPR or other methods of emergency medical intervention.
Learn to recognize suicide warning signs, approach someone who may be at risk, persuade the person to seek appropriate health services, and connect the person to resources that will help resolve crises. Suicide is preventable. For more information and to register, click here.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial – Jan. 25, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey)
Optimize your computer work environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. This one-hour tutorial combines a presentation and a practical session, giving you hands-on experience adjusting typical office equipment. By the end of the tutorial you will know how to set up your chair, keyboard/mouse, and monitor to promote neutral working postures. For more information and to register, click here.
30-Day Online Mindfulness Challenge – starting Feb. 6 (Location: all UBC campuses)
The 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge is an innovative and evidence-based online training for UBC staff and faculty looking to incorporate mindfulness into the workplace and in their everyday lives. After just 10 minutes a day for 30 consecutive days, participants will be healthier, more productive and better able to problem-solve and work effectively in a team. Lean more about the program or register now!
Travelling Health Fair – Feb. 21 – March 1 (Location: Point Grey)
The much anticipated Travelling Health Fair is back and available for all staff and faculty!
This year is dedicated to helping you learn about diabetes and how to manage your blood sugar to keep your risk as low as possible and is open to those with and without diabetes or pre diabetes.
Registration is now open to reserve your appointment time. For more information, to check out the dates and appointment times, and to register, click here.
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Living Well with Stress