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Wellcast: Staying Connected During Times of Transition

Nov. 20, 2013—As with most organizations over the past year, Vanderbilt has faced changes. There are various ways that people respond to change, and having a support network is a significant part of addressing the emotional impact. The Vanderbilt Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program wellcast, “Maintaining Peer Connections During Times of Transition,” features the Rev. Lillian Hallstrand, Vanderbilt...

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New Health and Wellness Wellcast: Depression & Mindfulness

Sep. 13, 2013—Listen to a new Wellcast on depression and mindfullness.

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Watch: What is Vanderbilt Health and Wellness?

Jul. 25, 2013—Watch a video about Health and Wellness, the award-winning umbrella division for four programs that support the health and productivity of Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

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Ink, toner, mobile device recycling program launched

Oct. 12, 2012—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 are close to home. The program, a partnership of the...

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Podcast: Unlocking writer’s block

Aug. 20, 2012—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 tidbits on a variety of health and wellness topics ranging from...

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Health Plus offers six-week series on managing blood pressure

Jan. 23, 2012—  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 from noon to 12:55 p.m. Feb. 1-March 7. The sessions will cover ways to...

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Vanderbilt named one of Nashville’s healthiest employers

Jan. 3, 2012—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 awards program, which measures and ranks local organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. Vanderbilt won the “large” category ­– 1,000-plus employees – besting Gaylord...

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Inside Out

Jan. 1, 2012—Community Connections aims to enrich the work lives of Vanderbilt staff 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 better place to find kindred spirits, like-minded hobbyists, caring companions and potential mentors? But –...

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Dealing with holiday stress the subject of Nov. 4 talk

Nov. 2, 2011—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 with Holiday Stress” from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the 2525...

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In Conversation with Ellen Clark

Oct. 3, 2011—Vanderbilt’s EAP helps employees find balance in their work and lives 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 Sept. 17, 2001. But when terrorists attacked the nation on Sept....

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Career Ladder Series: Dealing with Distressed Customers

Sep. 2, 2011—Career Ladder series workshop deals with customer service skills.

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Applications for craft fair being accepted

Jun. 24, 2011—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 who are interested in participating may email organizer Michael...

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