For information call 643-7754.
Caring For a Loved One With Dementia: Managing Daily
Care at Home
March 2, noon-1:30 p.m.
Townsend Center for the Humanities
This informative lecture will teach caregivers practical
techniques and suggestions to help persons with dementia
perform their activities of daily living, maintain good
nutrition and physical health, and assure safety in the
home. No enrollment required.
Facing Stress With Less Distress
March 2, 9, and 16, 12:10-1:30 p.m.
This three-part workshop focuses on basic stress
management techniques. Topics include tools for identifying
stresses in your work and personal life, specific coping
strategies to reduce stress and the benefits of using
various relaxation techniques.
Dealing With Difficult Situations and Behaviors in the
March 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dealing with difficult situations, or our emotions and
incompatible styles presents a most difficult challenge in
the workplace. Participants learn ways to analyze and deal
with problematic situations, people and personal styles in
For information or to enroll contact the Staff Ombuds
office at 642-7823.
For Managers and Supervisors: Alcohol and Other Drugs
in the Workplace
Mar. 10, 9:10 a.m.-noon
This seminar focuses on how managers and supervisors can
carry out their responsibilities when working with
individuals facing alcohol/drug problems. Topics include the
nature and progression of substance abuse, the latest in
treatment approaches, and available campus resources.
Call 643-7754 to enroll.
For information or to enroll, call 643-4646. For
information on health-related workshops and events for
faculty and staff, see http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/facstaff.
Dancing For Fitness: Tango
March 1, 12:10-1 p.m.,
International House Auditorium
The How-To's of Massage
March 3, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn effective self-massage methods for relieving stress,
tension and computer-related aches and pains. For
information or to enroll call 643-4646.
The Joy of Soy
Mar. 9, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn the potential health benefits of incorporating soy
into your diet. Come taste samples of soyfoods and discover
the joy of soy beyond tofu! Call 643-4646 to enroll.
Eat Smart, Get Fit! A Lifestyle Management
Mar. 15-May 10, 12:10-1 p.m.
This eight-week class is designed to help participants
develop healthy eating and exercise habits they can live
with. Learn how to adopt a low-fat, balanced diet and
incorporate exercise into your life. Includes phone
consultations with nutritionist Michele Vivas, and an
exercise incentive program. The fee is $40. Call 643-4646 to
Employee Development And Training
To enroll in an EDT workshop, use the online
interactive class enrollment system, at http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/ice/home/.
Group Decision Making and Priority Setting
Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Learn key elements for successful group decision
Grammar and Punctuation
Feb. 28, 1-4 p.m.
Learn basics of good writing, grammar and
Correctness in Writing
Mar. 15, 17, 22 and April 5, 7, 9-11 a.m.
An update on the latest rules of grammar and
punctuation. The fee is $100.
CALS Project Tutor Training
Mar. 15, 17, 22, 24; 1-4 p.m.;
Apr. 7, 1-3 p.m.
The CALS Project will hold a tutor training beginning March
Since 1993, 400 volunteer tutors have been trained to
provide one-to-one tutoring for employees who have asked for
help improving their writing, speaking, reading or basic
math skills. If you are interested in teaching and can spare
an hour per week (at your convenience) for six months,
consider joining this powerfully satisfying program.
The upcoming training is a new format with fewer
sessions. Attendance at the first four sessions is required.
A certificate is award for completion of the training. For
those with equivalent training and/or experience, all or
parts of this training can be waived in lieu of an
abbreviated program orientation.
For information call Program Coordinator Jane Griswold at
643-5280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit the Web site at http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/programs/Cals.htm.
Writing Effective Memos and Letters
Mar. 20, 1-4 p.m.
Learn the differences between letters and memos, and how to
write them effectively.
Tips and Techniques for Trainers
April 5, 1-4:30 p.m.;
April 13, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Review the elements of an effective training program and
practice "tips and techniques" that can enhance your
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