CBP worklife balance services include live-talk and on-demand webinars available to CBP employees and their family members through LifeCare. Webinar topics span a wide-range of life events and offer insights, strategies, and information designed to help our employees meet the challenges they might be facing. If you cannot attend the live webinars, you can still register to receive an on-demand recording to watch at your leisure.
How to Access or Register
Employees and their family members can use the complimentary access button below to access webinars and limited features without registering for a membership account. Complimentary access may not provide access to all LifeCare features and services.
Employees already registered for CBP Backup Care services or with LifeCare will use their membership screen name and password to access webinars. Employees can also use their government email address to register for a membership account or personalized complimentary access.
Upcoming Care Talks
Each month employees and family members can participate in Care Talk events focused on parenting, caregiving, resiliency, and personal health. If you cannot attend the live family care webinars, you can still register to receive an on-demand recording to watch at your leisure.
Aging & Adult Care
Sleep Science & Relaxation to Calm Caregivers: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Many caregivers experience insomnia and sleep deprivation which impacts their family life, work and ability to care for loved ones. This talk reviews sleep science including: how social media creates sleep debt, how to practice good sleep hygiene habits but also how to calm the mind and body, how to improve your circadian rhythms through techniques such as avoiding blue light at night and embracing pink noise and whether there is a health benefit to naps.
How to Modify Our Homes for More Safety, Serenity and Less Stress: Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
89% of older Americans prefer to stay living in their homes as long as possible, Whether you are helping your older parents or grandparents stay at home longer, or you need your own home to be a sanctuary, this session focuses on the principles of universal design for aging and Well Home Design standards to create our dream homes. The moderator will take a Peter Pan house (a home built for someone who is never going to age) and go room by room showing you how to make a home safe, how to address air care, green eco and sustainable design and the new trend in biophilic design to create healing spaces for a lifetime.
Child Care & Parenting
Raising Children in a Diverse World: Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
In this talk participants will discuss helping children to be proud of their heritage; introducing children to other cultures, religions and races; answering tough questions; and protecting them.
Communicating and Resolving Conflict with Your Teen: Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
This talk will provide you with practical communication tips to improve your connection with your teen and for resolving conflicts. Effective communication makes time together more enjoyable, discipline effective and conflict resolution successful.
Managing Fear & Anxiety: Thursday, March 7, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
In this talk, participants will learn how to talk through their thoughts to realize that their fears and anxieties are manageable and controllable.
Tools to Live Your Best Life: Thursday, May 2, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
This talk walks participants through the various tools to enhance their lives. It reminds and teaches them the importance of prioritizing their mental and physical health. Participants will review best practices to add to this critical tool kit.
Overcoming Debt: Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Carrying too much debt today can jeopardize your financial future. In this talk, participants will address the difference between good debt and bad debt, the impact of interest charges, managing your spending habits and creating good saving habits.
Creating a Budget: Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Learn about the basics of budgeting and how to better manage your money. This talk discusses determining financial priorities, how to reduce expenses, recognizing debt trouble and strategies for saving.
Raising Children with Disabilities & Neurodiversity
Planning for Summer Travel and Camp: Tuesday March 2, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Participants will learn how to care for themselves while dealing with everyday challenges and issues, including learning about the pillars of health that will help with self-care.
Succeed at Work
Managing Strong Emotions: Thursday, May 16, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Strong emotions are inevitable. This talk goes beyond identifying emotions to help you manage and control yourself when all of your buttons have been pushed. You need real strategies to enable you to say and do the right thing. Participants will share state-of-the-art techniques that will ensure you will keep your cool.
The Positive Effect of Self Esteem on Performance: Thursday, July 18, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
This talk will outline a way to rewire your brain to be more optimistic and increase self-confidence. Participants will also discuss ways to build self-esteem and how to control your negative thoughts.
Your Healthy Lifestyle
Eating Right on the Run and on a Budget: Thursday, April 25, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
We all make excuses for eating junk or fast food. We’ll review strategies for quick, inexpensive meals that are good choices. Learn the basics of eating healthy within your financial means
Dealing with Sleep Issues: Thursday, July 25, 2024, 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Do you have difficulty sleeping? Check out this talk where you’ll explore sleep disorders and their causes (circadian rhythms, insomnia and snoring/sleep apnea), discuss the benefits of sleep studies and examine sleep’s relationship to stress and the release of cortisol. Additionally, you’ll identify ways to address insomnia and leave with helpful resources.
Featured On-Demand Webinars
This webinar explores the benefits of exercise and the importance of proper form and equipment to maximize those benefits. It also looks at the role of attitude and goals on the success of an exercise program. The presenter identifies the components of a well-rounded workout, discusses eating well and ends with examples of workouts which can be done at your workstation.
This webinar will help you:
- understand why exercise is vital
- learn how to easily make exercise a part of your daily life
- understand what type of exercise you should be doing and how often
- discover why eating nutritiously is just as important as sweating often
- learn some things you can do throughout your work day to stay fit