Work/Life Connections-EAP

  • Vanderbilt University

    Ink, toner, mobile device recycling program launched

    Photo provided by SEMO/Vanderbilt A new program is under way on campus to make it easy to recycle copier, fax, laser and ink jet toner cartridges, as well as old cell phones, iPods and mp3 players. It’s good for the earth and it also benefits some good causes that… Read More

    Oct 12, 2012

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    Podcast: Unlocking writer’s block

    (iStockphoto) Having a hard time getting started on those papers or grant proposals? Chad Buck, a licensed psychologist and Vanderbilt Employee Assistance Program counselor, discusses the challenges and professional outcomes of procrastination, and ways to “unlock” writer’s block. Listen here Listen to interviews, tips and… Read More

    Aug 20, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health Plus offers six-week series on managing blood pressure

      (Vanderbilt University) Health Plus, in collaboration with the Occupational Health Clinic and Work/Life Connections, is sponsoring an educational blood pressure program on campus for all full-time, benefits-eligible Vanderbilt employees, their spouses and dependents. The program will offer six one-hour classes each Wednesday… Read More

    Jan 23, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt named one of Nashville’s healthiest employers

    Health Plus Medical Director Lori Rolando is pictured with Nashville Business Journal Publisher Kate Herman. (Photo by James Yates/Nashville Business Journal) Nashville Business Journal recognized Vanderbilt University as one of the city’s healthiest employers at an awards luncheon Dec. 15. This is the second year for NBJ’s Healthiest Employers… Read More

    Jan 3, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Inside Out

    Community Connections aims to enrich the work lives of Vanderbilt staff Janiece Vincz (left) and Lara Beth Lehman (John Russell/Vanderbilt) As one of Tennessee’s largest employers, Vanderbilt is, in essence, a small city. More than 22,000 workers comprise this bustling community, which is service-minded, rich in creativity and culturally diverse. What… Read More

    Jan 1, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dealing with holiday stress the subject of Nov. 4 talk

    (iStock Photo) While the holidays can bring us much joy, they also can add extra work, tension and frenzy to our already hectic lives. Community Connections and Work/Life Connections-EAP are working together to provide a little relief. Work/Life Connections-EAP Manager Jim Kendall will discuss “Dealing… Read More

    Nov 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    In Conversation with Ellen Clark

    Vanderbilt’s EAP helps employees find balance in their work and lives Ellen Clark (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) Ellen Clark’s first day on the job at Vanderbilt is stamped on her memory. It’s likely stamped on your memory, too. Clark, a licensed clinical social worker, had an official start date of… Read More

    Oct 3, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Ladder Series: Dealing with Distressed Customers

    Career Ladder series workshop deals with customer service skills. Read More

    Sep 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Applications for craft fair being accepted

    The Medical Center Staff Advisory Council is accepting applications for its Needles and Pins Craft Fair. The annual fair, which benefits the EAP Employee Hardship Fund, will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, and Friday, Oct. 1, and will be conducted in conjunction with other events. Those… Read More

    Jun 24, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Health & Wellness Wellcast: Fathers’ Time With Their Children Decreases Bullying

    Margie Gale, Work/Life Connections-EAP’s nurse wellness specialist, talks with Andre Christie-Mizell, associate professor in sociology, about his research.  The emphasis is on the effect of a father’s time spent with the children and the decrease in bullying behaviors. Listen here. Listen to interviews, tips and tidbits on a variety of… Read More

    May 13, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Personal cash flow management seminar to be held May 12

    Work/Life Connections-EAP offers a personal cash flow management seminar to give people the tools to think about, design, and implement an effective cash flow for their personal finances.  This seminar helps bring a business-like approach to minding money. The seminar will be offered on Thursday, May 12, from 4-5… Read More

    Apr 29, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Health & Wellness Wellcast: A Mental Health Month Discussion of 2010 Flood Trauma Memories

    As May is Mental Health Month, counselor Ralph Topham talked with Dr. Paul Ragan, medical director of Work/Life Connections-EAP, about the symptoms of trauma which may recur with the anniversary date of the 2010 Nashville May floods. There is a Mental Health screening which is anonymous and available on the Work/Life Connections-EAP website.  This… Read More

    Apr 29, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Training in Cultural Diversity and Workplace Stress offered April 19

    Cultural diversity in the workforce may create both opportunities and potential complications. Differences in language and in the meaning of words and phrases may sometimes complicate communication. These, in turn, may create potential stressors for both the International employee and for their supervisors and colleagues. This presentation explores the… Read More

    Apr 8, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Career Ladder Series offering class in communication styles

    Work/Life Connections-EAP is offering a Career Ladder Series class in communication styles. Read More

    Mar 28, 2011