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CBPEAP Featured Resources

CBP Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers a wide range of tools to support our workforce. Employees and family members can access toolkits, counselors, webinars, articles and more to help inform, educate and build resiliency.

Each month, CBPEAP features webinars, articles, tips and strategies on specific topics. View current and previous topics or access any of the featured resources below through the CBPEAP site (password: cbpeap), you need to login to CBP EAP first prior to clicking a link below.

2024

On-Demand Webinar: Painless Estate Planning

Less than half of Americans have a will, but everyone needs one. Join us to learn the simple steps you need to take to create a basic estate plan. We will cover the few basic documents that can save you and your family loads of aggravation and unnecessary expense.

On-Demand Webinar: Staying Healthy as You Age

Preparing to age healthy starts at a young age. The recent view on aging has become "it's a matter of mind" and it's all about how you feel! With longevity, we are seeing more chronic disease and conditions. Naturally, genetic makeup plays a part in the aging process too. However, adopting healthy habits and behaviors will contribute to a productive and meaningful life as you age. Learn how perception, nutrition, and lifestyle play key roles in healthy aging. The goal is to enjoy the golden years, start here when you participate in this session. 

2023

On-Demand Webinar: Relaxation Rx

Most of us feel too busy to even think about taking time out to relax. But the reality is that regular relaxation is crucial. If we don't stop regularly to "refuel," we risk emotional and physical burnout. Even a small investment of 5-10 minutes a day can have a huge return. This webinar will include demonstrations of relaxation techniques that provide immediate as well as long-term benefits. We'll also learn how to detect burnout "triggers" and discover ways to regain a sense of balance and motivation. You will leave feeling recharged and better able to tackle daily demands.

On-Demand Webinar: Supporting a Loved One with Substance Misuse

Having a loved one with addiction can be heartbreaking, frustrating, and terrifying. Choosing how to support them can be confusing - the right choice is not always obvious. In this webinar, we will discuss recognizing signs of addiction and review choices of how to support your loved one. We will also review concepts such as enabling and codependency. You will walk away from this webinar with a clearer idea of how to support both yourself and your loved one.

Webinar: Parenting a Child with ADD/ADHD 

Tuesday, October 10 1:00-2:00 pm EST (By registering for this webinar, you will receive a follow up communication with the playback link of the live session)

This talk provides a general overview of ADD/ADHD, including testing and diagnosis. The talk will also go over treatment options for ADD/ADHD as well as strategies for success.

On-Demand Webinar: Involvement and Engagement

Learn how small acts of kindness and a state of flow can change your life. Do you ever ask yourself, "What can I do today to change my life for the better?" Thankfully, research supports that there is something we can do about it, and it's actually quite easy. In this webinar, we will explore two actionable concepts, acts of kindness and flow, that you will enjoy adding to your daily/weekly routine and that will help you live a happier, positive, purposeful life!

On-Demand Webinar: Engaging Empathy in the Workplace

Often a sad employee is perceived to be a bad employee, yet everyone will suffer a setback at some point in their career due to a change in personal or family health, the death of a loved one, a financial loss, or a change in family caregiving. In order to show empathy and support, coworkers must try to understand the feelings of the person who is experiencing a setback. This can be accomplished through training, listening, connecting, and providing kindness to one another. This webinar will provide a greater understanding of best practices in providing empathy to coworkers and managers while maintaining a professional relationship.

On-Demand Webinar: Planning for Retirement: It's More Than Just the Numbers

The advertising you see about retirement all seem to emphasize money. While money is very important, it's not the only thing. Join us for a broad look at what you can do now for a satisfying retirement. We'll explore the new world of semi-retirement, emotional issues around leaving work, the money of course, and more.

On-Demand Webinar: PTSD: Let's Get the Facts

You've heard about it. What is it, what are its causes, and how is it treated? This webinar will explore and discuss Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. We will discuss the definition, common myths vs. facts, symptoms, relationship, self-care, and treatment.

On-Demand Webinar: The Science of Happiness

Learn how to bring more happiness to your personal and professional life. Research supports that happy people feel better, do better, and live better. While this is great news, it still begs the question, why? And more importantly, how? During this webinar, we will explore the history and research behind this concept of happiness, how it relates to the various facets of your life, and what intentional activities you can do to increase your life satisfaction and fulfillment. There are many pathways to happiness, so let's get your journey started!

Featured Article: Looking at Happiness as a Choice

Additional Resources: Emotional Development

On-Demand Webinar: Making Time for Everything: Dual Careers and Family Life

Two busy partners can make for a stressful household. Managing the unromantic tasks of daily life and household management can be difficult. Making time for the things that really matter - connecting, having fun, playing and resting - can be quite challenging. In this webinar, we will discuss ways to better manage your household and make time for what matters most. We will discuss the realities of busy, working partners and making the most of the time and energy we have.

Featured Article: Less is More: How to Simplify Your Life

Additional Resources: Focus on the Working Person

On-Demand Webinar: The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves stuck caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their children and their parents navigate finances, social lives and changes in capacity for independence. This kind of caretaking can cause burnout and exhaustion. This webinar will review the phenomenon of the sandwich generation and how we can better manage the needs of our changing families. We'll discuss ways to have productive conversations with aging parents about their needs, ways to troubleshoot burn out as a caregiver and how to keep your own family running smoothly.

Featured Article: 6 Steps to Reduce Caregiver Stress

Additional Resources: Caregiver Support

On-Demand Webinar: Navigating the Death of a Loved One

Learning the basics of dealing with the administrative side of death can make the difficult journey a little easier. Learn how to get through standard paper work, dealing with banks and funeral homes, filing the death certificate, and other key aspects of handling your loved one's estate.

Featured Article: Grief and Loss: The Process of Healing

Additional Resources: Adult Grief and Loss

On-Demand Webinar: The Struggle Is Real: Strategies for Time Management

Meet your deadlines, be on time for meetings and stop procrastinating! Most of us can become overwhelmed when we have a lot to do - responsibilities at work, planning our kid's birthday party, and remembering all the details of daily life. This webinar will discuss realistic strategies for more effective time management. Some of the things we'll review are: managing email clutter, the roots of procrastination, and keeping yourself motivated.

Featured Article: Time Management Tips

Additional Resources: Time Management

2022

On-Demand Webinar: Deep Relaxation for Better Sleep

Mind/body relaxation is one of the most important factors in falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting restorative sleep. Learn daytime relaxation exercises, instant momentary relaxation exercises, and techniques for relaxing into sleep and back into sleep from nighttime awakenings.

Featured Article: Techniques for Improving Sleep

Additional Resources: Sleep Disorders

On-Demand Webinar: Mindset for Success

We all have the ability to harness a mindset that allows us to deal with challenging events more effectively, turn "failures" into growth opportunities, and experience a greater sense of contentment. Get strategies for making simple shifts in thinking that can lead to great change.

Featured Article: Techniques for Improving Sleep

Additional Resources: Goals and Aspirations

On-Demand Webinar: Managing Your Finances Paycheck to Paycheck

Are you tired of scrambling for cash a few days before your next paycheck? Do you have money set aside for emergencies? Are you working on major financial goals like paying for your children’s college education or your retirement? Learn how to create your budget, set financial goals, and then find the money to fund them.

Featured Article: How to Make a Budget

Additional Resources: Personal Budgeting

On-Demand Webinar: Navigating Divorce

While divorce is almost always difficult to go through, you can come out of it feeling stronger and more self-aware than before. Regardless of where you are in the process, you can empower yourself with information, tools, and resources to support you during and after your divorce.

Featured Article: Keeping Control During Divorce

Additional Resources: Getting a Divorce

On-Demand Webinar: As Our Parents Agent

Aging is part of life. Preparing to care for the changing needs of an aging parent though, may not be easy or simple. Sometimes we need help identifying what kind of assistance or understanding a parent might need. We may have trouble altering our expectations or exploring how to help our parents make adjustments. Whether it is regarding household chores or duties, financial assistance or dealing with family conflicts, there are ways to age flexibly and with more ease. In this webinar we will discuss: the stages of aging and how to assess a parent’s needs at each stage, how to initiate and have difficult family conversations, finding support solutions for emotional, financial, social and health problems, and balancing self-care with caregiver responsibilities.

Featured Article: Effectively Caring for Aging Parents

Additional Resources: Caregiver Support

On-Demand Webinar: Working it Out in the Workplace

Most of us spend more than half of our waking hours at work. And a huge part of our satisfaction and productivity depends on the strength of our interpersonal relationships. Both for your own personal success and the success of the organization, it's essential to create and maintain positive relationships. During this webinar, we'll explore common challenges and provide you with steps for navigating them.

Featured Article: Prevent Misunderstanding Your Team

Additional Resources: Interpersonal Relationships & Coworkers

On-Demand Webinar: How to Talk to Your Partner About Money

We all have things we say we'd like to do but, somehow, they never seem to get done. They might be as simple as reading a book or learning a new skill to taking a vacation or completing a project at work. Despite our stated desire to do these things, other priorities get in the way and we don't do them. In this webinar, you will get tools to help you identify what's really important to you and you'll learn how to set specific, attainable goals and develop workable plans for reaching them.

Featured Article: Managing Money with Your Partner

Additional Resources: Family Budgeting

On-Demand Webinar: Grief, Illness, and Family Care-Giving

Most company’s scramble when they receive the most dreaded news that an employee has passed away, the CEO has been diagnosed with cancer, or an employee’s family member has experienced a significant loss or setback. While companies believe they have policies and procedures implemented to manage the situation, the real challenge is the day-to-day interaction with the employee or work group as the needs are personal and no two situations are the same. This webinar will provide everyone with practical advice for how to communicate, manage the situation, request the support needed to balance work with home life and provide guidance for co-workers to support and understand the challenges of both the employee and the employer.

Featured Article: What You Need to Know About Grief and Mourning

Additional Resources: Adult Grief and Loss

On-Demand Webinar: Minimizing Worry to Maximize Your Life

Are you a worrywart? Nineteen million Americans are chronic worriers and 38 percent report worrying every day. We all worry at times, but if you constantly stress over everything in your life you may be developing a chronic worry habit that can lead to physical and mental health difficulties including stress-related illnesses, generalized anxiety disorder and depression. In this webinar, we will assist you in analyzing the root cause of worry, and strategies to break the cycle of worry.

Featured Article: Understanding the Stress/Health Connection

Additional Resources: Managing Stress

On-Demand Webinar: Eat Your Way to Better Health

In addition to webinar, supplemental information is provided for use.

Featured Article: Health' Foods That Aren't

Additional Resources: Healthy Eating

On-Demand Webinar: Work/Life Goal Setting

We are trying to keep too many balls in the air. But what can we let drop? In this webinar, you'll identifying what's really important to you, how to let go of the other things. You'll learn to set specific, attainable goals and develop a strategy for reaching them.

Featured Article: Balancing Your Home Life, Work Life and Free Time

Additional Resources: Work/Life Balance

On-Demand Webinar: Goal Setting for Your Best Year Yet!

We all have things we say we'd like to do but, somehow, they never seem to get done. They might be as simple as reading a book or learning a new skill to taking a vacation or completing a project at work. Despite our stated desire to do these things, other priorities get in the way and we don't do them. In this webinar, you will get tools to help you identify what's really important to you and you'll learn how to set specific, attainable goals and develop workable plans for reaching them.

Featured Article: How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

Additional Resources: Goals and Aspirations

Last Modified: Feb 02, 2024
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