WorkLife

2022 Jun 16

Ability+

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Ability+ is the group created to help build community around disability experiences plus allies at Harvard. Feel free to invite others who might like to join. Excited for the road ahead. Onward.

Next Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2-3pm 

Featured Topic: Celebrating Pride! 

Ability+ celebrates Pride Month with a group discussion on Intersectionality and the many facets of identity.  

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2022 Jun 23

Understanding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Presented by Jeff Rogers, KGA partner

Understanding DEI is a 1-hour interactive session that will demystify what Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion really are. There is no lecture --- it’s a guided presentation, with exercises, anecdotes, and a great deal of facilitated conversation, that will help participants wrap their minds around why this lens is essential, where we sometimes go wrong, and what we can change to do better.

**If you need reasonable accommodations, including ASL interpreters, CART, or other, please email us by Thursday, June 9 - info@kgreer.com.

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2022 Jun 16

Mental Health Response

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Presented by Wynne Meyer, LMHC, CEAP
KGA Director of Training and Development Solutions

In this webinar, we will raise awareness of mental health issues and identify warning signs. Participants will learn how to recognize the most common symptoms of mental health and substance use issues and explore how to respond with sensitivity and compassion. We will also discuss do's and don'ts and how to direct others to appropriate resources.

**If you need reasonable accommodations, including ASL interpreters, CART, or other, please email us by Friday, June 3 - info@kgreer.com....

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2022 Jun 14

Proud to Be an Ally

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

From coming out to one’s family to facing micro-aggressions at work, life within the LGBTQI+ community can be challenging, even for those with strong support systems. As we celebrate PRIDE this year, we invite you to join us for a conversation about being an ally…to those in your family, your social circle and at work. Bill Torres, Director of Support Services for the Ali Forney Center, will share with us what true allyship looks like and how you make a difference. A little support goes a long way.

This program is available for free and open to benefits-eligible...

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2022 Jun 09

KGA Service Overview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

KGA, your Employee Assistance Program, is a free and confidential benefit that provides support for employees and their family members. Learn how at our upcoming EAP Overview for Employees.

**If you need reasonable accommodations, including ASL interpreters, CART, or other, please email us by May 25th - info@kgreer.com.

This program is available for free and open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff only. ...

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Becoming a Better Ally, June 14

May 25, 2022

Being an ally is more than being sympathetic towards those who experience discrimination, it’s more than believing in equality – it’s being willing to act with and for others in pursuit of ending oppression and creating equality. The session includes five important steps one can take to be a better ally toward those from underrepresented communities. ...

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2022 May 26

Inflation is back, what can you do about it?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Jimmy Becker, KGA partner

In this one-hour webinar, we'll discuss inflation as we develop tools and understanding that may aid in easing the burden on your cost of living.

Instead of discussing the obvious changes to shop more carefully, turn down the heat, and keep the car well-tuned, we'll focus on questions you may have about mitigating the short- and longer-term effects of inflation. These topics include:
- Tools to track your monthly spending
- Understand if a fixed or variable rate mortgage is a better choice
- Learn how housing prices may be...

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2022 Jun 21

Adult and Senior Care Resources Review with Care @ Work and KGA

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn about multiple resources to help you plan for and support elders or other dependent adults. Join Chandi Deitmer, LICSW, from Care@Work, and Betsy Pratt and Sarah Reynard from KGA, as they tell you how both programs provide expert advice, emotional support, and nation-wide referrals on adult-care issues. They will describe how these programs are different and how they work together to help you develop action plans to manage the ever-changing demands of caring for aging family members and other dependent adults.... Read more about Adult and Senior Care Resources Review with Care @ Work and KGA
2022 Jun 21

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presented by Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior changes that interfere with daily living. Learn about common warning signs of Alzheimer's and what symptoms to look for in yourself and others, as well as tips to approach someone who is experiencing changes in their memory, the benefit of early detection...

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Mindful Parenting (Age 0-10), May 25

May 18, 2022
The practice of mindfulness cultivates openness and receptivity so that communication and emotional connection can flourish. In this workshop, participants will learn about becoming more mindful as people and as parents, able to navigate the waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This session will focus on parenting children ages 0-10. Learn more. Read more about Mindful Parenting (Age 0-10), May 25
2022 May 18

Mindfulness Challenge: Mind the Moment

1:00pm to 1:30pm

What does it mean to have a Peak Mind, and how can mindfulness help us get there? This series focuses on the work of Dr. Amishi Jha, whose groundbreaking research demonstrates how mindfulness practice can improve brain power, mood, and performance in just 12 minutes a day—findings which she has brought to her work with corporate leaders, elite athletes, first responders, the U.S. military, and many others who must perform at the highest level in high stress, high stakes environments.

In these sessions, we’ll explore in depth the attention-training exercises which Dr. Jha...

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