Stress Management

2018 Stress Management Quarterly Training Webinar Series by Deer Oaks – Employee Assistance Program
Participate in this quarterly online training designed to help increase your knowledge and skills necessary to cope more effectively with stress. See Professional Workshop Database for more info and to register.
First Session:  How to Better Manage Stress at Work    Tuesday, January 23 1 – 2 pm
The demands of the 21st century workplace create stress for most of us. This practical session will teach individuals to better manage stress by re-framing their perceptions of workplace challenges, developing healthier self-talk, avoiding over-reacting to situations, and reducing self-defeating behaviors.
Second Session: Managing the Stress of Time and Competing Priorities  Tuesday, April 17th 1 – 2 pm
Designed to help individuals recognize how personal organization and use of time contribute to stress levels. In addition, the presentation will offer a practical approach to prioritizing efforts and maintaining focus on the most important activities in our lives to reduce stress and increase our effectiveness.

Work LIfe Balance  — Employee Assistance Program is here to help you.
Need to find child or elder care but don’t have time to do the research?
Have questions about creating a will and how to get started?
Are you a victim of identify theft and don’t know how to get help?
Are you looking for financial advice?
Or are you in need of short term crisis counseling for a variety of issues – marriage struggles, child parent relationships, substance abuse, or other emotional challenges?

Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a variety of free and confidential services for a variety on work/life issues to Austin Community College employees.  Assessment, short-term counseling, prevention, education, and referral services are availalbe to you and your dependents. Trained counselors are available 24/7, 365 days of the year to help you and your dependents cope with life’s stressors so that you can live a happy, productive lifestyle. Confidential sessions per life event in a calendar year with a Counselor is offered at no cost.
Deer Oaks can also assist with a wide range of personal needs including legal, financial, adoption, tobacco cessation and more. The EAP is available to Staffing Table employees, Faculty, and Adjunct Faculty.
Help is just a phone call or click away!
EAP Helpline: 1-888-993-7650
TTY/TDD: 1-800-735-2989
Email: eap@deeroaks.com
Visit the DeerOaks Website: (login & password: AustinCCD)
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