Educational Seminars

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Princeton Employee Assistance Program offers a wide array of on-site sessions and seminars that provide valuable information for employees and enhance your benefits package. The seminars can be tailored and customized to fit your time needs and information requirements. Many corporations have found these seminars to be especially productive when given during the lunchtime period. All seminars are conducted by healthcare professionals who will consult with you in order to assess your needs. Below is a partial listing of some of our most popular sessions and seminars. If you have any questions, please call 609.688.3212 or e-mail us.

Anger Management

Most people don't enjoy feeling angry. Anger can have unpleasant repercussions and destructive consequences for everyone concerned. This workshop educates individuals on how to become aware of what precipitates their anger, as well as offering techniques to reduce their level of anger.

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Communication Skills

During this seminar, we will explore different communication styles and uncover which one you often use. We’ll also consider styles colleagues use and how misunderstandings can unintentionally occur. We’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each style and practice them. This is a fun and interactive workshop!

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Dealing with Difficult People

Whether we are at work, home, or school, we will clash with people who are unreasonable, do not agree with our ideas, or who are simply challenging. While many clients may be quite pleasant to serve, others can be extremely difficult. This session looks at how to stay composed and defuse situations and examines practical steps to stay safe.

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Knowing Your Personality Style

Use your personality style to enhance collaboration at work and at home. This fun & lively workshop will help you understand the strengths and challenges of your personality style and enable you to work more collaboratively with colleagues and family members.

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Navigating the Winds of Change

Change is a fact of life. We can’t always control changes but we can control our responses to it. This workshop will help individuals realize their history, strengths and limitations, values and goals, and learn coping skills for dealing with the stages of change.

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Stress Management

The stress of our lives and/or our work is pushing in on us from all directions. This workshop discusses the different types of stress and its various symptoms. Individuals learn how to assess
their stress level and develop effective techniques to reduce and control their level of stress.

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Managing Relationships

This workshop is designed for individuals who wish to develop their skills in managing relationships and difficult situations, both at the workplace and at home. It focuses on different personality types of difficult people, how to keep cool in stressful situations, improving your listening skills, and offers practical ways of dealing with difficult relationships

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Peace of Mind through Planning with a Financial Professional

Estate planning is not just for the wealthy! Participants will gain practical knowledge and learn proactive strategies regarding the importance of estate documents, executor selection and organizing your financial documents. Important tips everyone should know, regardless of how much money you have. This is an engaging workshop presented by a CPA in a style that everyone will learn from and relate to…..and will even have fun!

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Parenting Education

This workshop will provide participants information and skills about how to encourage positive behaviors and help our children learn skills that promote healthy relationships and growth. Workshops can be presents as a one-time presentation or in a series.

Ten Ways of Reducing Your Child’s Stress
Participants learn practical strategies of determining their child’s level of stress and how to intervene to help minimize the chances of their child developing many of the symptoms of stress including depression, anger, physical symptoms, and academic problems.

Understanding Discipline – The Difference Between Reward & Punishment
Participants in this workshop will learn, through lecture, activities and discussion, how to identify their parenting style; the difference between discipline and rewards and punishment; and specific positive discipline strategies for encouraging their children into making better choices about their actions.

Why Kids Do What They Do & How Parents Respond
Participants in this workshop will learn, through lecture, activities and discussion, how to identify behaviors that are acceptable and unacceptable in the parent-child/teen relationship; develop an appreciation for the impact of personal history on parenting; and how to support children & teens when they are troubled by what they are doing or how we responded to their problems.

Teaching Responsibility & Understanding The Role Of Choice
Participants in this workshop will learn, through lecture and discussion, to define and understand the role responsibility in purposeful parenting; be able to determine the underlying goals of behavior; and the role of choice and problem solving teaching responsibility to their children and teens.

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Encouraging Positive Behaviors

Participants in this workshop will learn parents role in building self-esteem. Understand the motivators for positive and negative behavior; identify encouraging and discouraging influences in their children’s and teen’s lives and how to enhance the role parent’s play in the development of self-esteem.

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

This workshop will introduce participants to the experience of Mindfulness, which is the capacity to be intimate with the present moment. Mindfulness is vital tool in cultivating emotional wellness in one’s life. The workshop will consist of a guided mindfulness exercise, basic components of Mindfulness, and guidelines toward establishing a Mindfulness practice on your own.

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A Connected Workplace – The Importance of a Positive Workplace Culture

During this workshop, participants will explore what influences workplace culture and what makes employees feel connected to their work. We will discuss how an employee’s feelings of connection to his/her work affects productivity. Participants will also explore the topic through interactive exercises.

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Every member of the workforce brings unique skills, background, and experience vital to the success of a company. This workshop discusses the value each person contributes to the whole, as well as the strengths of diversity. Participants will explore assumptions they subconsciously or consciously make about others and how those assumptions drive their behaviors. You might be surprised by what we uncover!

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Dealing with Difficult Employees

We have all encountered the co-worker who is simply very difficult to contend with. Learning how to interact with “difficult” individuals will lessen our work stress and
make us happier and more productive. Note: this workshop may be adapted to dealing with family members, situations, etc.

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Employee Engagement

Everyone is talking about how to get their employees engaged. This interactive workshop will provide an overview of what employee engagement is and how to get your teams fully engaged. As a manager, learn what the drivers of engagement are and how to identify possible barriers to engagement

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Managing Drug and Alcohol Abuse Issues for Supervisors

This workshop educates supervisors about the use of alcohol and drugs, symptoms of abuse, and teaches them how to identify an employee who may have a substance abuse problem and intervene accordingly. Further discussion of company drug policy and reasonable suspicion testing can also be addressed.

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Conflict impacts organizations in a multitude of ways, all of them costly in terms of morale and productivity. Princeton EAP offers the following services to address conflict in the workplace.

  1. Cost of Conflict Calculator — This will be available to any organization that is interested in understanding the concrete cost of conflict within their organization. There is no cost to use this
  2. Third Party Resolution — This is available to organizations that are clients of Penn Medicine Princeton EAP. This service is used when conflict is negatively impacting the business. A certified
    conflict mediator will conduct sessions to help employees resolve the conflict. The cost is $250 per hour.
  3. Conflict Dynamics Profile — This is an online instrument administered to a leader within an organization. A certified conflict mediator will meet with the leader to discuss results of the
    assessment and explore strengths and opportunities for development. The cost is $300, which includes an online assessment and follow-up meeting.

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