Fall 2020 Virtual Training Series

Fall 2020 Virtual Training Series

We will be hosting free EAP Fall 2020 Virtual Trainings October through December. All sessions are free and available to state employees. Before planning to attend, employees should ensure supervisor’s approval.

Advanced registration is not required. To view and listen to the live trainings, go to http://magellanhealth.adobeconnect.com/rv7vd61ec8gi/ on the day of the event. Trainings will be recorded and available on the website approximately two to three weeks after the live event. To access the recordings, slideshows and handouts following the trainings, visit the homepage, under Explore Services, click on the program tile for Webinars and Workshops.      

Sessions offered:

Employee Orientation 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT)
This training is designed to familiarize employees and management with their EAP benefits, including their scope, purpose, and value, as well as how to access services.

Supervisor Orientation 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT)
The presentation begins with an overview of counseling and consultation services, followed by Management Consultation services and the formal supervisor referral process.

Managing Anxiety and Worry During Uncertain Times 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT) 
Our rapidly changing world can lead us to worry. Although we all worry from time to time, excessive anxiety and worry can affect us emotionally and physically and prevent us from functioning effectively in our work and family lives. In this training, learn how to pinpoint your most significant worries and develop a plan and strategies to manage them better. You will also hear tips on how to help others in your life to manage their anxiety.

Managing and Supporting Remote Employees During Uncertain Times
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT)
Supervising staff who work at remote locations can pose a unique set of circumstances. This is especially the case with forced sudden, large-scale remote-working situations such as the pandemic we are currently experiencing. However, when done thoughtfully, it can decrease stress and increase productivity and morale. In this training, you will learn how to support individuals while shifting your thinking related to managing remote workers, ways to measure performance and how to maintain an effective working relationship with teleworkers.

Navigating Teleworking During Uncertain Times 
Monday, November 16, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT)
There can be many benefits to teleworking including decreased stress and increased productivity and morale. While there are definite advantages to teleworking, the rapid changes associated with large scale moves to work at home during the pandemic are not ideal. In this training, receive support as you explore strategies and tips for successful teleworking.

How to Build Resilience and Adaptive Skills During COVID-19 
Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PT)
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainty, rapid change, worry, and stress to our world. Attend this training to learn insights on reasons people are feeling stress and panic, tips on how to build resiliency and fine tune adaptive skills, how to help children cope and thrive, and when professional intervention may be needed.