John Wildhack, director of Athletics at Syracuse University, today announced Vonn Read, currently associate head coach, will serve as acting head coach for the 2021-22 basketball season. “I am grateful to Vonn for stepping up to lead,” says Wildhack. “With…
Registration Open for December Work Life Learning Opportunities
The Syracuse University Wellness Initiative is offering two work life learning opportunities for faculty and staff in early December.
“How to Have the Difficult Conversations (Elder Care)” is Thursday, Dec. 6, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. The workshop will cover four challenging topics of continuing to drive, medical issues, living arrangements and planning for the future. It will explore ways to prepare and start what may be a difficult conversation and convey solid communication strategies to help move the conversation along. Registration for the workshop is open now.
The “Raising Resilient Children” webinar if Friday, Dec. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. online. Each day, children face changes and challenges that can improve or compromise their resiliency. This webinar offers strategies to help children make healthy decisions, increase self-esteem and develop stress management skills. Registration for the webinar is available via Carebridge. Closed captioning will be provided using www.streamtext.net/player?event=SYRACUSE.
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program provided by Carebridge is available 24/7/365 and can help individuals adjust to life’s challenges: whether it’s assistance with identifying care for a child or an elder, needing help with finances or counseling for coping with emotional issues involving grief, stress or relationship conflicts. To access confidential services at any time, call Carebridge at 1.800.437.0911.
To learn more about Carebridge eligibility and services, visit wellness.syr.edu/carebridge.
For questions about the SU Wellness Initiative, email email@example.com or call 315.443.5472.