Winter 2021 Wellness Sessions

Register for a Wellness Session from Homewood Health and/or Internal Departments  


The University's Healthy Workplace Committee is pleased to announce that the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider, Homewood Health, will be presenting their wellness sessions, Building Resilience in the Face of COVID-19, COVID-19: Calming Your Mind in Challenging Times, and Beyond Stigma: Increasing Our Understanding of Mental Health in the Workplace, for the University over the Winter 2021 term through Microsoft Teams. Each one-hour session will be facilitated by a Homewood Health representative. 

Along with our external provider, we have also organized experts from all over campus to facilitate workshops on wellness topics including healthy and sustainable eating, preventing eye strain, and virtual accessibility tools. 

WORKSHOP

DATE

TIME (EST)

REGISTRATION DATES

JANUARY 2021

 

Everyday Accessibility Tools for Everyone

Joyce Barlow, Human Resources & Ryan Lahti, AccessAbility Services

Monday, January 25 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Register January 18 - January 22 through Portal

FEBRUARY 2021

 

Building Resilience in the Face of COVID-19*

Ronaye Coulson, Homewood Health

Friday, February 5 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register January 25 - February 2 through Portal

Eye Strain and Visual Demands in a Work from Home Environment

Dr. Julie Shahloub, School of Optometry and Vision Science

Wednesday, February 10 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Register January 25 - February 8 through Portal

COVID-19: Calming Your Mind in Challenging Times*

Homewood Health

Thursday, February 25

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Register February 15 - February 22 through Portal

MARCH 2021

 

Sustainable Food Habits

Nicole Pin, UW Food Services

Thursday, March 18 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Register March 8 - March 15 through Portal

Beyond Stigma: Increasing Our Understanding of Mental Health in the Workplace*

Homewood Health

Friday, March 26 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register March 8 - March 23 through Portal

Decoding Nutrition Claims and Nutrition Labels

Nicole Pin, UW Food Services

Tuesday, March 30 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register March 22 - March 29 through Portal

APRIL 2021

 

COVID-19: Calming Your Mind in Challenging Times*

Homewood Health

Wednesday, April 7 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Register March 29 - April 5 through Portal

Beyond Stigma: Increasing Our Understanding of Mental Health in the Workplace*

Homewood Health

Friday, April 9 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Register March 29 - April 5 through Portal

* Workshops offered by Homewood Health have a limited occupancy of 50 participants.
 


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Portal Logo

Register now through Portal! New to Portal? Learn more about this application.

You will need to register for the event with your WatIAM userID and password.   

Note: Portal does NOT work with Internet Explorer. If you are encountering errors with accessing Portal, please try another browser, or download the Portal app to your mobile device.

Portal Support: 

portal@uwaterloo.ca