Staff Enrichment

Workers' Compensation and Vocational Rehabilitation

Workers' Compensation Reporting Procedures Feb. 25, 9:30-11 a.m.

A must for managers and supervisors, this one-session class assists staff in understanding what is required when an employee be-comes injured on the job. To enroll call Margaret Kertess at 643-9316.

CARE Services For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.

Using Humor to Cope with Caregiving Stress

Feb. 26, noon-1:30 pm (includes optional 30-minute discussion), Education Center, Tang Center

The featured speaker is Aundre Herron, attorney-at-law, professional comedian and family caregiver. No enrollment is required. Co-sponsored with the Retirement Center.

Raising Resilient Children Mar.4, noon-1:30 p.m.

Meg Zweiback, columnist and child development specialist, speaks on ways to nurture your children's positive resiliency and coping skills, including strategies for helping them cope with the ups and downs of daily life.

Employee Development and Training For information, call 642-8134. Follow your department training guidelines before signing up for classes.

Women Leaders: A Symposium for Women in University Settings March 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Clark Kerr Campus

M. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General, will be the keynote speaker for this all-day conference developed under the auspices of the UCSF Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women.

The conference is intended to give women, especially those at UCSF and Berkeley campuses, an opportunity to discuss the status of women's leadership in higher education.

For information see the web site at To register call Jean Chen (415) 476-5836.

The CALS Project Needs You

Volunteer tutors are needed to work with campus employees who want to improve their writing, speaking, reading or basic math skills.

The next tutor training begins March 4. Tutoring is scheduled at convenient times and locations.

For information on becoming a tutor or learner with the CALS Project, contact Jane Griswold at 643-5280 or

New Employee Orientation March 3 and 17, 8:30 a.m.-noon

This orientation, offered twice monthly, covers campus structure and culture, benefits, computer competency and safety related issues. Presentations addressing these issues are given by staff from the campus police department; Environment, Health and Safety; University Health Services; and the campus benefits office.

Business Writing Workshop Series March 17, 19, 31 and April 2, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

These four "brush-up" workshops will give experienced writers information on challenging business writing issues. In each 2-hour session, subject experts will offer ideas to help make one's writing process more efficient, effective and professional.

You may register for one or more of the following workshops: Email: Effective Use and Etiquette, March 17; Campus Writing Standards, March 19; Grammar and Punctuation Challenges, March 31; and Persuasive Writing for Promotion and Marketing, April 2.

Wellness/Health*Matters For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.

Menopause Mar. 3, 10 and 17*, 12:10-1 p.m.

Find out how the body changes during menopause, identify methods to cope with symptoms of menopause and evaluate the pros and cons of estrogen replacement versus hormone therapy.

*The third class offers an opportunity for discussion, questions and answers with a CARE counselor and is open to all interested women.

Your Back Matters Mar. 4, 11 and 18, 3-4:30 p.m.

Find out about back basics, learn stretching and strengthening exercises and preventive self-care and practice good posture and proper body mechanics.



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