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If you missed the any of the webinars in this series, click on the links below to watch recordings of the presentations.

 

Pain Killers: The Individual and Societal Harm of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

(April 4, 2014)

Dr. Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, Penobscot Community Health Care

Dr. Nesin will discuss what has contributed to the widespread use of opioids (narcotic pain medication) for chronic pain syndromes.  He will look at the evidence of benefit, the harmful results, including dependence, addiction, premature death and cultural impacts, and strategies for the future.  You may be shocked at what you will learn.

Go To: https://meet.maine.edu/p7748u2b5be/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal


Suicide: How to Know and What to do when Someone You Know is at Risk

(March 27, 2014)

Kelly R. Shaw, Psy.D, Clinical Psychology Resident, Counseling Center, UMaine

Thoughts of suicide can be scary and disconcerting, both for the person thinking about it and those who care about them. At the same time it is something any of us may encounter either in the workplace or in our personal lives. Join us as we address how to recognize the warning signs of someone who may be at risk, learn best ways to respond, and how to have this difficult conversation.

Go To:  https://meet.maine.edu/p166jwz5bdo/


 The Habits of Highly Successful (and Unsuccessful) Employees

(March 20, 2014)

Megan A. Sanders, Associate Director of Human Resources, UMaine and Willow M. Sherwood, Human Resources Partner for Labor Relations, UMaine

When it comes to work, every employee may have their own way of completing certain jobs and tasks.  What we in HR see, however, is that the most successful and effective employees tend to have similar habits.  Learn what these habits are and how to implement them in your work at UMaine.  We will also discuss the less-than-productive habits that hold employees back.

Go to:  https://meet.maine.edu/p8qrpmzj3jv/


   Did you miss any of EAP’s previous Lunch and Learn webinars?

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EAP’s Online Lunch and Learn Series is

  • Free - No Need To Register
  • Open to the Public
  • By participating Live, you can type in questions to the presenter on your computer.

If you have a special request or topic for future Lunch and Learn programs, e-mail eap@umit.maine.edu. We want to hear from you!

If you don’t have a computer, there are computers available in the Information Commons of the Fogler Library.

Links to Recordings of these presentations are made available on this website beginning 3 days following each session.

Questions? Call 581.4014.


Previous Lunch and Learn Presentations:

Caregiving & Resources 101 and Beyond (October 17, 2013)
Josephine Cirrinone, LSW, CCP, Senior Care Coordinator, Eastern Area Agency on Aging
Go To: http://connect.maine.edu/p7wa9t71d2b/

Workplace Bullying: Surviving Toxic Coworker Run-Ins (October 10, 2013)
Suzanne Benoit, LCSW, SPHR Benoit Consulting, Portland
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p2p4hyjgey7/

Hoarding: Understanding and Treating (October 3, 2013)
Bonnie Jean Teitleman, LICSW Director, Faculty Staff Assistance Office, Boston University
Go to:  http://connect.maine.edu/p81loprfy4e/

Caring Conversations:  Approaching difficult topics with older adults (March 20, 2013)
Polly Madson Cox, LCSW
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p6x6xu3zxt7/

Raising Healthy, Hardy Daughters (and Sons) (March 21, 2013)
Emily Brostek, MPH of Hardy Girls, Healthy Women
Go to:  http://connect.maine.edu/p9gn9ee8d92/

Communication Bias?  Do we subconsciously treat co-workers with disabilities differently than others? (March 14, 2013)
Heather MacDuffie, Ph.D, LCSW
Go to:  http://connect.maine.edu/p4k4bcw1t6b/

Who, me, stressed? (October 18, 2012)
Leslie Forstadt, Ph.D and Aileen Fortune, MA
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p8t91d8ow9q/

Laughing for the Health of It! (March 12, 2012)
Katie West of the Levity Institute
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p1t80h6vtm4/

It’s not just about weight! (March 15, 2013)
Julia Avans, MS and Matthew Colon, MA
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p6zo9jick2j/

Yoga for Depression (March 22, 2012)
Angela Fileccia, LCSW
Go to: http://connect.maine.edu/p5s2o4eva78/

Financial Checkup (October 6, 2011)
Debra Kantor, Ph.D, Assistant Extension Professor at UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go to: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p7rodt0c47y/

What’s your Investment IQ? (October 13, 2011)
Bob Strong, Ph.D, Professor of Finance at the University of Maine
Go to: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p8swa52lo9p/

Get a Handle on Your Money (October 20, 2011)
Ben Sprague, Financial Advisor and Author
Go to: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p4ur5aa211j/

“Debt in Focus” (October 27, 2011)
Cindy Day, Branch Manager, University Credit Union
Go to: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p5sffomrsfe/

People and Technology (March 24, 2011)
Jim Campbell, Radio Host
Go To: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p41935414/

Parenting: Discipline (March 31, 2011)
Nancy Webster, LCSW
Go To: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p71099262/

Eldercare: Programs and Resources (April 22, 2011)
Noëlle Merrill, Executive Director, Eastern Area Agency on Aging
Go To: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p72782295/

Handling Difficult Customers (October 28, 2010)
Fran Sulinski, Assistant Director, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p87719745/

Couples in Conflict (October 20, 2010)
Maria Baeza, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p62692510/

Emotional Spending (October 14, 2010)
Sarah Morehead, Master Personal Financial Planner
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p11005875/

ADHD: Parenting Tips (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) (April 14, 2010)
Erika Coles, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UMaine, Department of Psychology
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p12863877/

Starting Seeds Indoors (March 18, 2010)
Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p78373365/

Holidays: Weight Management (December 14, 2009)
Kate Yerxa, Statewide Educator for Nutrition and Physical Activity
UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p13682241/

Menopause (October 15, 2009)
Ursula Pritham, Assistant Professor of Nursing, UMaine
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p17491763/

Estate Planning (October 22, 2009)
Gary Anderson, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p90665279/

Teenagers (October 29, 2009)
Leslie Forstadt, Assistant Professor, Child & Family Development Specialist
UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p87151127/

Surviving Tough Economic Times (March 11, 2009)
Leslie Forstadt, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Child & Family Development Specialist
UMaine Cooperative Extension
Go To: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p87819480/

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