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Session 4: Dealing with stress at work - Main Library Room 220 - Stress Management Four-Part Workshop Series

Session 4: Dealing with stress at work - Main Library Room 220 - Stress Management Four-Part Workshop Series

The Staff Development & Training Committee is sponsoring a stress management workshop series by Michele Guerra, Director of Campus Wellbeing Services. Michele provided an overview of the series at the February Building Project and there has been interest expressed in bringing this workshop to the Library.

Michelle has offered to present each session twice, on the same day, to accommodate different schedules. A brief summary of each session is listed below, as well as the date and two times it is presented. Please register for each session you would like to attend. Participation is limited to 25 participants per session.

Session 1: Getting a handle on stress, including identifying and analyzing your current coping tools and building an effective stress management toolbox

Offered Tuesday, June 4 at either 10:00– 11:30 or 1:30-3:00

Session 2: Learning to relax, which covers how stress affects you physically and how to select a relaxation technique(s) that work for you

Offered Tuesday, June 11 at either 10:00-11:30 or 1:30-3:00

Session 3: Reducing stress by taming your mind, including understanding how your perceptions and thoughts impact your stress level, and practicing affirmation and/or meditation technique

Offered Tuesday, July 23 at either 10:00-11:30 or 1:30-3:00

Session 4: Dealing with stress at work, which applies previously learned stress management tools to managing stressors at work, discusses strategies for coping with uncertain situations, and explores ways to resolve conflict

(Important: Please complete at least Session 1 before taking Session 4, as participants use techniques covered in these earlier sessions.)

Offered Tuesday, August 6 at either 10:00-11:30 or 1:30-3:00

All sessions are in Library Room 220. Each of the 4 sessions will be recorded for those unable to attend and recordings will be made available shortly after sessions.

For non-exempt civil service employees, these sessions are “approved events,” meaning that, operations permitting and with prior supervisory approval, non-exempt civil service employees may attend without loss of pay and without having to charge a benefit.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Michelle Guerra, Director of Campus Wellbing Services
Main Library
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Kim Hutcherson